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Do you ever "warm up" your bagged potato chips?

ipsedixit Jul 10, 2013 06:31 PM

As in popping a bag of Utz Kettle Chips in the microwave for about 10-15 seconds?

Or, dumping them out on a baking dish and warming them up in the oven or toaster oven?

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    tzurriz Jul 10, 2013 06:52 PM

    never even thought of it, but thanks for the idea!!!

    1. EWSflash Jul 10, 2013 06:55 PM

      No. But I warm up my glass of tequila with some fresh seasonal fruit diced up in it.

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      1. re: EWSflash
        Tripeler Jul 11, 2013 01:28 AM

        Actually, I like tequila mixed 50/50 with hot (almost boiling) water, the same way that Japanese people drink shochu "oyu-wari" style.

        1. re: Tripeler
          MGZ Jul 12, 2013 12:22 PM

          On a gut level, warming or watering down tequila seems sacrilegious. Like stayin' in a fine hotel and never gettin' room service.

          On the other hand, now I gotta try it.

      2. fldhkybnva Jul 10, 2013 07:03 PM

        This is a new one. I can't say I've ever tried, but not that I wouldn't

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          Dave Feldman Jul 10, 2013 07:50 PM

          Considering how great many house-made potato chips taste hot, I'm amazed that I've never thought of it. The question, I guess, is how the heating would affect the texture and whether it would sweat out some of the fat from the chips. My gut feeling is that the toaster oven might work better than the microwave.

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          1. re: Dave Feldman
            ipsedixit Jul 10, 2013 07:56 PM

            I think 10 seconds in the microwave (esp at med power) won't change the texture or constitution.

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            mwhitmore Jul 11, 2013 03:17 PM

            Brilliant! Just remember not to do it in a tinfoil bag.

            1. jrvedivici Jul 11, 2013 05:24 PM

              I think I read somewhere the current trend was 30-40 seconds. :-)

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                jbsiegel Jul 11, 2013 05:48 PM

                Funny you write this... My kids went on the Herr's factory tour and had some warm chips (just cooked). They keep meaning to try warming them up (microwave) at home, but always forget before they have finished the bag.

                I now have to make them try it!!

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