Tomatoville® Gardening Forums


Notices

Have a favorite recipe that's always a hit with family and friends? Share it with us!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old August 1, 2016   #16
AlittleSalt
Tomatovillian™
 
AlittleSalt's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Zone 8A Texas Heat Zone 9
Posts: 11,223
Default

When I was a mason/bricklayer, we would eat lunch at truck stops and whatever café was closest to the job. One of my favorite things to eat was chicken fried steak smothered in cream gravy that I always added black pepper to. However, most of those eating joints served instant mashed potatoes. I do not like instant mashed potatoes, so I would order French fries instead. French fries and gravy is good.

I have also dunked them in mustard, A1, tarter sauce, and co..tail sauce too. I don't think I've tried them in mayo yet.

I got Jan to read the link I first posted in this thread, and she really wants to try it out. SHE is interested in cooking...cool. So it'll be Thursday (Her day off) before we try cooking them.
__________________
Salt, AlittleSalt, Robert
AlittleSalt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 1, 2016   #17
Worth1
Tomatovillian™
 
Worth1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bastrop Texas Lost Pines Forest.
Posts: 33,489
Default

I made a duplicate post somehow.

Salt you have to try fries with mayo all of those folks across the pond cant be wrong I dont even have a bottle of ketchup in the house.
__________________
Home of Cactus Flats Botanical Gardens.
When Logic isn't logical then it isn't logic anymore.

Last edited by Worth1; August 1, 2016 at 12:42 PM.
Worth1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 1, 2016   #18
Gerardo
Tomatovillian™
 
Gerardo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: San Diego-Tijuana
Posts: 2,384
Default

Salt: 1/2 mashed, 1/2 french fried.

Cut em about 1 cm x 1 cm, rinse to remove some of the starch, put 'em into preheated canola or vegetable or your oil of choice (med heat), give em about 8 mins or thereabouts, take 'em out, set them aside to rest, put in another batch.
When you remove the 2nd batch increase the heat and put in the 1st well rested batch. As crispy as you wish at this point.

Double frying gives you a really nice outer crisp.

Russet potatoes start to crumble, those imperfect ones end up being the best ones
Red ones are tough and get brown, but the inside is perfect.
Yukon G, they make great fries too

Hope the grandkids enjoy the homemade ones.
Gerardo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:12 AM.


★ Tomatoville® is a registered trademark of Commerce Holdings, LLC ★ All Content ©2017 Commerce Holdings, LLC ★