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Sandra Lee's fried corn recipe is a good recipe for skillet-fried corn, and it uses sugar and heavy cream. Another good recipe uses bacon, onions and green bell peppers.


Potatoes cut for French fries should soak in water for at least 2 hours and up to overnight. Soaking the potatoes before frying helps to remove a good amount of the starch inherent to the potatoes, such as russet potatoes, as well as some of the sugars that prevent the French fries from getting cris


In order to pan fry potato wedges, cut the potatoes into thin wedges, melt butter or margarine in a pan and cook the potatoes until they are brown. Large potatoes should be cut into eighths and peeled while smaller potatoes should be cut into quarters. Good potatoes to use include russet potatoes, w


An electric skillet is a small cooking appliance that works like a regular skillet or frying pan placed on a stove, but instead uses an electrical outlet. Electric skillets may be round or square in shape and typically range in size from 12- to 18-inches across.


It is healthier to cook a potato in the oven rather than fry it. Cooking potatoes in the oven preserve most of their nutrients.


Season a cast iron skillet by thoroughly washing and drying it, applying a layer of oil, and baking it in an oven. The seasoning improves each time the skillet is used.


According to The United States Potato Board, seven types of potatoes are commonly enjoyed by consumers: russet, long white, round white, fingerlings, red, yellow and blue or purple. The potato industry refers to them as table-stock varieties.


Electric skillets are available for purchase online at Amazon.com and in store or online at Walmart, Best Buy and Target. Amazon.com has a large selection of electric skillets for online purchase and organizes the products by consumer reviews.


To clean a cast iron skillet, make a paste of salt and cooking oil, apply it to the surface of the pan, and rub the paste into the skillet with a paper towel. Wipe away the debris and any excess oil.


Parts for electric skillets are available from Cuisinart, eReplacementParts.com and Amazon.com, as of 2015. Cuisinart sells parts for its own lines of electric cookware, while both eReplacementParts.com and Amazon.com carry replacement parts for many different skillet manufacturers and models.