Ask Dr. Potato : French Fried Potato
« Back to all posts

With 717 posts, chances are there's already an answer to your question. Please try searching below before submitting a question to Dr. Potato. Use multiple words to help narrow down the results. For example, search for "potatoes" and "group" if looking for an answer on cooking potatoes for large groups.

My Fresh-Cut French Fries Turned Black in the Refrigerator, Are They Safe to Eat?

Jun 22, 2018
Q: I cut potatoes into French fry slices and left them in the refrigerator for a few days. They are partly black in color, are they safe to eat?
Read The Answer »

Ready For Lunchtime Business With Fresh-Cut Fries From Idaho

Mar 23, 2018
Q: I went to lunch early and wanted to compliment Idaho on the great fresh cut fries we had today. They were crisp, hot and not too salty. I tried to take a picture of the fries at the table but everyone’s hands were in the way and then they were gone. Here is my picture into the kitchen area. Can you guess where I was, Dr. Potato?  
Read The Answer »

Where Can I Source Frozen Bulk Organic French Fries for my Frozen Food Company?

Jan 9, 2018
Q: We are a frozen food company looking to source frozen bulk organic French fries. We are looking for a list of companies that produce French fries in Idaho and thought you might be able to assist us.
Read The Answer »

Is Ten Days To Long To Wait And Cook Peeled And Cut French Fries?

Sep 25, 2017
Q: I peeled and sliced a LOT of potatoes for homemade French fries - ended up not cooking them yet. They've been in cold water for 10 days in the refrigerator, are still white and healthy looking. Are they safe to rinse, dry and fry - and eat?
Read The Answer »

Consumer Attributes To Look For In Fresh Cut French Fries Made On Premise?

Mar 2, 2017
Q: What consumer attributes should I be looking for in our fresh cut French fries made on premise?
Read The Answer »

The French Fries At Mc Donald’s Are My Favorites, What Variety Of Potato Do They Use?

Nov 29, 2016
Q: The French Fries at Mc Donald’s are my favorites, what variety of potato do they use?
Read The Answer »

Manage your food costs without changing the portion size of the French fries

Aug 26, 2016
Q: My goal is to give customers a hot crispy, fresh out of the fryer, five-ounce portion of cooked frozen French fries. However, my employees must be serving more than that because when I do the math we always come up short for the projected yield.
Read The Answer »

What Is The Difference Between Potatoes Best Suited For French Fries Vs. Potato Chips?

Aug 5, 2015
Q: What is the difference between a potato that is best suited for French fries and a potato that is best for making potato chips? Is it the kind of potato? The way they are grown?
Read The Answer »

To Create Perfect French Fries Its Important To Always Blanch Them

Apr 26, 2014
Q: I know your philosophy is to blanch potatoes when doing fresh cut fries and understand the reasons why, but is this practical for a chef operator like myself?
Read The Answer »

What Is The Best Fryer And Oil To Fry With?

Apr 18, 2014
Q: Can you send me the specifics to help me determine what type of fryer and oil to make the best Fresh French fries?
Read The Answer »