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       Title: Freezing French-Fried & New Potatoes
  Categories: Frzfood, Vegetable, Typed
       Yield: 1 Servings
  
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            -Yield varies widely by the
            -size of the potato
 
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       2 lb To 4 lb; Makes 1 pint
  
   FRENCH-FRIED POTATOES Yield varies widely depending upon the size of
   the potatoes.
   
    1. Choose large, mature potatoes.
   
    2. Wash, pare, and cut them in sticks about 1/2-inch thick.
   
    3. Rinse well in cold water; drain. Pat dry.
   
    4. Fry small amounts at a time in deep fat at 360 degrees F for 5
   minutes or until tender but not brown.
   
    5. Drain well on paper towels. Cool.
   
    6. Pack into containers. No head space is necessary. Seal, label, and
   freeze.
   
    7. Cook frozen french fries in deep fat at 375 degrees F until
   browned. Or spread them in a single layer on a cookie sheet and heat
   in a 450 degree F oven, 5 to 10 minutes or until browned.
   
   NEW POTATOES 1. Choose smooth, tiny new potatoes.
   
    2. Scrub well.
   
    3. Blanch 3 to 5 minutes, depending on size. Cool; drain well.
   
    4. Pack in containers. Seal, label, and freeze.
   
    5. Cook frozen new potatoes just until tender.
   
   Source: Vegetable Gardening Encyclopedia Typos by Dorothy Flatman 1995
  
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