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Best Way To Warm Up Fries?

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CurlieGlamourGirlie Mar 8, 2009 04:27 PM

We went to a great burger place last night and I was so enamored with my burger that I neglected the yummy hand cut fries. In the interest of not wasting food (and particularly yummy fries) I brought them home with me.

What's the best way to warm up leftover fries?? I'd prefer to eat them in their original state, but any suggestions for leftover recipes would be welcome too!

  1. janetms383 Mar 9, 2009 08:25 AM

    I'm always disappointed when I rewarm fries in the oven. I've found the best way to be a little oil in a skillet and toss the fries until they crisp up.

    1. alkapal Mar 9, 2009 03:07 AM

      in my opinion, the only way to get the crispy fries back into "crispy" shape is to heat them in a little oil in a hot skillet, preferably cast iron. even non-stick will work. for me, i have never found oven treatments get me the crispiness that i look for in my fries.

      1. PegS Mar 8, 2009 05:12 PM

        Yep, toaster oven. Or regular oven if you're lacking a toaster oven.

        1. c oliver Mar 8, 2009 04:43 PM

          350 oven, on a rimmed baking sheet with red pepper flakes sprinkled on. We frequently bring fries home.

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          1. re: c oliver
            c oliver Mar 8, 2009 05:28 PM

            Oh, and usually about 10 minutes and we flip them over half way through.

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            gafferx Mar 8, 2009 04:42 PM

            Toaster oven and sprinkle some salt on them if they need it

            1. alwayscooking Mar 8, 2009 04:33 PM

              Return to the oil for a quick bath to warm and crisp them up.

              1. scubadoo97 Mar 8, 2009 04:29 PM

                In the oven or toster oven

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                1. re: scubadoo97
                  lynnlato Mar 8, 2009 04:32 PM

                  Yep, that's how I do them too. It is the best way to get back that crispiness I like.

                  I like them under the broiler w/ melted mozzarella cheese too. They are also good re-heated and then served on a tossed green salad w/ grilled chicken or steak, creamy dressing, tomatoes and italian peppers in olive oil. Sometimes referred to as a Pittsburgh salad.

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