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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.
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