French Fry Situation 2

You’ve got some time but not hours and hours.

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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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I most often find myself in this situation when I decide to cook fries. This calls for the blanch first, finish later method, the method used by just about every restaurant serving fresh-cut fries. It results in the most even cooking and uniformly crispy exterior. When I was on the grill station at the American Bounty restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America, this was how I cooked the fr