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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?
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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?
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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?
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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.
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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?
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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?
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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?
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Take-Out French Fry Containers

Jan 8, 2014
Q: I see all kinds of French fry cups, boats, paper containers, which pop up and vary from flat shapes to cones. Is there any specific fry container that you recommend?
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What Equipment Is Needed To Start Serving French Fries?

Jan 5, 2014
Q: I am starting a French fry concept within a mall and can’t seem to figure out exactly what equipment I would need. Could you give me a list of what I would need to start?
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French Fried Potatoes

Sep 19, 2011
Q: I am not doing anything different, why are my fries turning out dark and undercooked?
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