These spicy baked fries are so delicious they don't need a dipping sauce! Baked in the oven to crispy perfection, these mouthwatering fries are an ideal addition to burger night!
Wednesday August 12, 2020
Making your own French fries in the oven is an easy, healthier alternative to the deep fried ones, and they're just as good - if not better! These baked fries are seasoned to perfection; they are a bit spicy, but not overpoweringly so.They make a fantastic side for all sorts of burgers, sandwiches and wraps. Less salt and oil than traditional fries means you can enjoy them more often, right?
These fries are easy to make. Just toss the chopped potato in some olive oil and seasoning and bake at 450 F for 20-25 minutes and you're done. Make sure you use russet potatoes because they are the best for baking! I cook my fries on parchment paper so that they don't stick. In the past I used to use tin foil, but I almost always had issues with them sticking when I went to stir them at the halfway point. This was incredibly frustrating, but luckily hasn't happened since I switched to using parchment paper. It also makes clean-up easier!
The most important part of making fries yourself is getting a relatively consistent size. I use a fry cutter that we got off Amazon years ago to make them the same size quickly and easily. If you're serious about making homemade fries, I would definitely recommend picking one up. They are relatively inexpensive and they make your life so much easier. When chopping by hand, as I did for years, It is best to cut your potato lengthwise into slices, then cut the slices lengthwise again into strips. I make my French Fries about 1 cm in width, because I like thinner fries. If you make your fries thicker you will have to adjust the time they spend in the oven.
Hi I’m Natalie. I live in Ontario, Canada with my husband, daughter and our cat. Since I was little, I have always enjoyed discovering new recipes and sharing food with loved ones. When I’m not in the kitchen you’ll probably find me crocheting, reading, or crafting.
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Monday March 29, 2021
This Mexican avocado salad recipe is quick and easy to make, while still being delicious! Featuring avocado, tomato, corn, and black beans tossed with a lip smacking homemade chili lime dressing, this filling salad will quickly become your new favorite!
Avocado Avocado Oil Black Beans Chili Powder Cilantro Corn Cumin Garlic Powder Lime Maple Syrup Oregano Salt Tomatoes
Thursday August 6, 2020
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Beets Garlic Lentils Rosemary
Thursday July 16, 2020
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Sunday July 26, 2020
These garlic dill feta twice baked potatoes are a delicious variation of a loaded potato. The greek inspired flavors lend themselves perfectly to this unique spin on a classic side dish.
Dill Feta Potatoes