With 849 posts, chances are there's already an answer to your question. Please try searching below before submitting a question to Dr. Potato. Use multiple words to help narrow down the results. For example, search for "potatoes" and "group" if looking for an answer on cooking potatoes for large groups.
I would like to start my own business: fresh cut potatoes and gravy, along with maybe hamburgers or hot dogs. I need to know the best way to get crispy French fries from fresh cut potatoes. I need to know the procedure, what is the best type of oil to use, and, in your opinion, what is better to use: regular potatoes or organic potatoes?
For fresh cut fries be sure to check out our page with video with tips on preparation and clever ideas to spice up your fries: All Things French Fried Potatoes
Finding an organic source for year round potatoes is going to be a challenge, do you really want to advertize organic and then have to make a substitution? My recommendation is to use the Idaho Russet Burbank variety. Here are some other russet options as far as varieties go: Our Most Popular Varieties
As far as the best oils to use, check out the web site www.fitfrying.com.
Dr. Potato isn't a real doctor but a team of potato experts ready to answer all your potato questions.
Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous "Grown in Idaho®" seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's ideal growing conditions, including rich, volcanic soil, climate and irrigation differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
661 South Rivershore Lane
EAGLE, ID 83616