POPULAR KINDS OF POTATO RECIPES:
Here are a few of the more popular and loved potato creations so well-known to the world:
- FRENCH FRIES
Fries cut into rectangular strips, wedges or curls, and baked or
deep-fried. Usually served with hamburgers or battered fish.
- BAKED POTATO with toppings
Whole baked potato, often served with traditional sour
cream, scallions and bacon bits.
- SCALLOPED POTATOES
Cut into thin slices (scallops), and laid out in a baking dish with
other ingredients and sauce, and baked.
- HASH BROWNS
Cubed into small squares or grated into strings, roasted or fried
until crispy and browned. Usually a breakfast accompaniment to eggs and bacon.
BELOW: Kennebec potatoes and fries. Kennebec fries with classy finger food.
- MASHED POTATOES
Boiled or baked, and then mashed or whipped to a light, creamy texture
(hopefully with no lumps). Cream, milk, etc. often added to make it smoother.
- POTATO SKINS
Potatoes are cut into halves or thirds, etc., the flesh is scooped out
and mashed with other ingredients and spices. It is then put back on the skin strips, covered with
generous grated cheese, and baked.
- POTATO CAKES
Potatoes are grated, then mixed with other ingredients and spices, and
formed into patties (like hamburger patties), and then fried. Usually a breakfast food.
- POTATO SALAD
Potates are cut into small bits or cubes and added to ingredients such as
eggs, mayonnaise, scallions, etc., into a dense refrigerated salad.