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Do you prefer French Fries with Mayo instead of Ketchup?

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For some reason, this works for me. I like the flavor combo.

How about you?

Do you like mayo based dips for your fries?

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    1. re: JoanN

      I like a side of vinegar and a side of mayo(not mayo based sauces). If vinegar is not available, then mayo. If mayo is not available, mustard. Almost never ketchup.

    2. Yes. Can't stand the smell of that sweet red goo. Mayo all the way.

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      1. re: chileheadmike

        Ditto. Ketchup never touches anything I eat. I love mayo or a mayo-based dip for fries. A mixture of mayo and malt vinegar or mayo and dijon is delightful. Blue cheese salad dressing (with mayo as a base ingredient, of course) is also a fabulous condiment for fries.

          1. re: chileheadmike

            Yay!!!! I have finally found my people. Blllllarrrrgh on ketchup. HATE. I love mayo.

            1. re: foodandscience

              Just this past Saturday, I asked for some mayo for my fries, the waitperson looked at me a little strangely... they should try some, it's wonderful.

            2. re: chileheadmike

              Agreed. Just a little ketchup on scrambled eggs though. But yeah, the smell of ketchup is a rancid one.

              1. re: Muddirtt

                I just can't get over the color contrast with the yellow eggs. Must be a thing I never grew out of! For me, I just can imagine bludgining tomatoes into a pasty tasting item.

                1. re: treb

                  Haha. I'm from Iowa and the state college (Iowa State Cyclones) is ketchup and mustard colors. I never get over that ugly ugly color combo lol. At least I'm more of an Iowa Hawkeyes fan (yellow gold and black). The state rivalry is something to behold. Us Hawk fans always make fun of ISU's colors. Maybe instead of "ketchup and mustard" colors, it should be "ketchup and eggs." Lol.

            3. vinegar and dijon mayo! ketchup once in a while.

              1. Depends. Sometimes I like fries with mayo, sometimes with ketchup, sometimes with gravy, sometimes vinegar, sometimes McD sweet and sour (or plum or whatever) sauce.

                'It depends' seems to be my answer for a lot of these 'either/or' questions that pop up.