Who doesn’t love French Fries? One year for Dave’s birthday I bought a ten lb bag of Russet potatoes and set upon the task of perfecting the deep-fried French Fry. Dave, on the other hand, in the interests of longevity, set himself the equal task of perfecting the oven-baked French Fry. Admittedly, I was sceptical. What self-respecting French Fry lover wouldn’t be?
And yet, the other night, my sweetie came up with a break-through recipe that gives any self-respecting deep-fried potato a run for its money. “What’s your secret?” I asked? “Pre-cooking, my little love biscuit.” he answered. “And for how long?” I ventured, still sceptical.
“Until they’re soft on the outside but still hard on the inside, approximately 10 minutes of boiling.”
So forthwith my French Fry loving friends, is an oven-baked French Fry recipe that will give the ordinary deep-fried street fry a run for its money.
Oven-Fries for two people with mayonnaise, lemon, garlic sauce. Continue reading