French Fry Situation 1

You have very little time, 45 minutes or so.

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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In this scenario, you start the potatoes in cold oil. This method is perfectly fine and can give you crisp, fluffy fries. The drawback here is that they cook a little less evenly than the other versions, and they tend to stick to the bottom of the pot.

Cut your fri