To freeze homemade French fries, line the already-baked fries in a single layer on a cookie or baking sheet. Leave them in the freezer for about an hour or until they are fully frozen. Place the fries into a freezer bag or another airtight container.
It is possible to freeze homemade french fries. The home chef can flash-freeze raw french fries or partially cook them, then cool and freeze.
As a general rule, freezing fresh potatoes is not recommended, according to the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences. The water in a potato separates from the starch during freezing, so the potato has a watery texture once thawed.
It is debatable whether French fries originated in France or Belgium. Belgian history indicates that French fries were created in the 1700s in the Wallonie region, where people consumed fried fish. When the river froze over during cold weather, the Belgian people ate potatoes fried in fat.
Some recipes for hot potato fries include homemade crispy seasoned French fries and quick and easy home fries. To make seasoned French fries, peel and slice 2 1/2 pounds of russet potatoes into thin sticks, and set them in a bowl of cold water.
Some good oils for French fries include peanut oil, per the recipe from Emeril Lagasse, and vegetable oil, per the recipe from Martha Stewart. Most oils that contain high amounts of saturated fats work well for cooking French fries.
To prepare fried potatoes and onions, cut 3 white potatoes and 1 large sweet onion into thin slices. In a skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil and 2 tablespoons of butter. Place potatoes and onions in the skillet, and cook for three minutes on medium high heat. Use a spatula to turn potatoes
Some recipes for French fries are double-fried French fries, grilled French fries and French fries with dipping sauce. There are many ways in which to cook French fries, including frying, grilling or baking them.
Sweet potatoes can be frozen whole, in slices or mashed. The National Center for Home Food Preservation has simple tips on how to do so.
Easy recipes for oven fried potatoes can be found on FoodNetwork.com, AllRecipes.com and Food.com. Many variations of oven fried potato recipes can be found on the Food Network website using different herbs, spices and cheeses or cutting the potatoes into fries or wedges.