French Fry Situation 3

You’ve planned ahead and have hours, if not days …

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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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… before you want to serve perfect homemade French fries.

This method results in the best fries of the three. It’s the same as Situation 2, except that you freeze the fries after blanching them. Freezing alters the cell structure, resulting in an especially crispy fry. The only other difference is that you’re adding frozen stuff to hot oil