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    Default Homemade fries

    How do you do yours?
    I wash the taters
    Icut them into julienne strips with skins on
    soak in ice and water
    drain
    fry in hot oil
    lightly salt w/ Lawrys salt

    mmmmmmm...

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    Done the same way in our home!!! Ds#2 gets a huge grin on his face each time I make them.

    Gotta love homemade fries.

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    That's how we do em too...... Great minds think alike !

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    Since we are trying to eat healthy here, mine is a little different! I scrub the potatoes and julienne them. I toss them with about 1 or 2 tablespoons of oil (either olive oil, canola oil, or a flavored oil). Sprinkle with seasoned salt or whatever we are in the mood for and bake at 425 for 30-45 minutes until crispy. Sweet potato fries are done the same way, and really good and good for you!

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    I have never soaked mine in ice water, does it make them fry better, Robin. My family loves french fries, DH would eat them each meal if I let him, LOL.

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    They come out so much better if you soak them in ice water for a while first...try it!

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    Sweet Potato fries are excellent! Even if you don't like sweet potatoes normally!

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    This sounds yummy think I will make some for lunch!!!!!!!!!!!

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    I do mine the same way,but I sometimes peel off the skin...depends on my mood.

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    I do mine the same too except I do not soak in ice water!! I had actually never heard of that!!

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    Wow we love french fries, I am gonna try making homemade ones and soak them in ice water!

    Thanks for the tip!

    ~Tracy~

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    Thanks for bumping this up Tracy. I was looking for this thread this morning but couldn't find it! Making these tonight.

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    No problem.... I've been searching the boards all day! Some great tips!

    ~Tracy~

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    How long do you soak them in ice water?

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