Making the Perfect French Fries

Homemade French Fries…why even bother when it would be so much easier either to drive thru McDonald’s or grab a bag of frozen fries out of your freezer…the one that’s probably been hiding in there for the last couple of years at least…goal for today—clean out freezer!!! Because we are talking about the deep fryingContinue reading “Making the Perfect French Fries”

Mr. Potato Head’s Canadian Friend

The Yukon Gold potato is Mr. Potato Head’s Canadian friend who was born at Ontario Agricultural College in the 1960’s and named after the “gold rush country” around the Yukon River. Flesh…yellow to gold, firm, moist, and waxy Shape…ound to oblong with a slightly flattened shape. Size…medium to large in size Skin…smooth, thin, with a gold toContinue reading “Mr. Potato Head’s Canadian Friend”

Making the Perfect Baked Potatoes

Baked potatoes are possibly the cheapest meal to cook…and who could ever not think of a big juicy steak without a perfectly cooked baked potato loaded with anything and everything sitting right beside it. The perfect potato has two essential parts—the skin and the inside flesh of the potato. Skin…As far as the skin, youContinue reading “Making the Perfect Baked Potatoes”

Mr. Potato Head and His Friends

When you mention the word potato, most of us automatically think of McDonald’s French fries that have been fried in tons of oil or a great big baked potato stuffed with butter, sour cream, cheese, bacon, the kitchen sink, and so on and so forth. Yeah, I do realize that these are bad for you….But potatoContinue reading “Mr. Potato Head and His Friends”