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Old 10-15-2009, 07:36 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by bigdaddy3k View Post
Mmmmmm beef tallow....
I thought the part about there being more beef in the fries than the burgers was kinda scary...

But hell yeah. Lard = win, in my book.

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Old 10-16-2009, 07:27 AM   #32
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I love anything potato..And will definitely try recipe..I like McDonald's fries, its perfect companion to my all time favorite quarter pounder with cheese...I could not imagine burger without fries..

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Old 10-16-2009, 09:02 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by squeaker View Post
Tastes like McDonalds fries & cheaper than buying them!

Dissolve 1/3 cup of sugar in 2 cups of warm water. Place two large potatoes (peeled and cut fry size) and let set 15 to 30 minutes. Heat deep fryer to 350 degrees. Remove potatoes from water and dry off all excess water. Cook potatoes for one minute and remove. Allow oil to go back up to 350 degrees then place potatoes back in oil and cook until golden brown. Remove from oil, drain and salt to taste. (Even though they tastes good just like that I have a fry salt that I use which I mixed garlic pepper seasoning, sea salt, paprika and cayenne to taste)
sounds yummy. I try not to fry too often, might haveto make an exception though.... love MD fries over BK!!!!!
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Old 10-29-2009, 11:03 AM   #34
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I love McDonalds fries too!! Call me weird, but I looove dipping them in ranch dressing ;) haha
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Old 10-29-2009, 11:24 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by Billdolfski View Post
From what I understand, the unique flavor of McDonald's fries is from a beef flavoring. I believe they used to use beef tallow instead of vegetable oil and when the pressure came down on them for health reasons, they switched to a beef flavoring and vegetable oil.

It's been a few years since I read the article.
I thought it was pork lard, not beef. Who knows....
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Old 11-30-2009, 12:23 AM   #36
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Originally Posted by mcnerd View Post
Goes to show that everything we like in this world contains either SUGAR or FAT. Life isn't fair.
ha ha.. That was funny on your side. Well, you are hoping to get the fries without any potatoes.. lol.. But that was a nice way to prepare french fries. I just hope that they would really taste like McDonald's French Fries. If they really would, then one can easily have them prepared at home and no need to go to McDonald anymore.
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:27 AM   #37
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No need to go to McDonalds??!! Wash your mouth out with soap. That's almost blasphemous!
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:43 AM   #38
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That's what I was thinking...

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Old 12-01-2009, 01:57 AM   #39
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I haven't tried this since I don't make fries at home.....too messy and just not worth the effort to make a small batch just for me. Pre-fry the potatoes and then cool them in the fridge or even freeze them. Supposedly the cool fries stay nice and soft and moist in the center; but get very crispy on the exterior.
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Old 12-01-2009, 05:02 PM   #40
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Yes, doing a double fry gets great results!


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