All-purpose potatoes, such as Yukon gold, purple and white potatoes, are best for roasting. They are moister and hold their shape through the cooking process better than high-starch potatoes.
One easy way to make roasted potatoes is to cut small red potatoes into wedges, toss them with olive oil, then season them with salt and pepper. Spread the seasoned potatoes on a foil-lined baking sheet, and bake them for 40 minutes or until they're golden brown and tender.
To roast red potatoes, preheat the oven to 430 F, cut the potatoes in half and toss them in salt, oil and black pepper. With the cut side facing down, arrange the potatoes on a cookie sheet. Roast in the oven for 20 to 30 minutes.
It takes 30-40 minutes to roast potatoes in a 375-400 degree Fahrenheit oven. Some recipes recommend shaking the baking sheet at regular intervals to achieve maximum and even crispiness.
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.
Easy recipes for roasted potatoes include roasted potatoes with bacon and cheese, balsamic roasted potatoes and onion roasted potatoes. The onion roasted potatoes recipe is made by using only three ingredients.
It takes between 30 minutes and one hour to roast a sweet potato in a 375-degree oven. The total roasting time depends on the size of the sweet potato.
It is safe to freeze beef and eat it at a later date. However, some food specialists advise against this because the quality of the meat changes once it freezes.
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.
Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Indian Sweet Potatoes and Sweet Potato Fries are delicious recipes for roasted sweet potatoes. Add cooked peas, spinach, roast white potatoes, parsnips, turnips and other root vegetables, along with sweet potatoes for a more colorful dish.