Potato preparation poll

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How do you like your spuds?

Chips
8
29%
Boiled
1
4%
Roast
6
21%
Mash
4
14%
Crisps
0
No votes
Rosti
2
7%
Baked
7
25%
 
Total votes: 28

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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Deebank » 22 Oct 2018, 19:43

National cliche alert!

When I was working for a week in Ireland last year I stayed in a golf course club house. I had a roast dinner one evening which came with chips, mash, roast, dauphinois and boiled potatoes!

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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby GoogaMooga » 22 Oct 2018, 19:53

Oh, for the good ol' days...

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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Hightea » 22 Oct 2018, 20:10




Peruvian style - mashed
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I like them all most all ways
Fried (with ketchup or mayo sauce), Scalloped ( lots of cheese), mashed (milk, butter, light salt), baked(love it with sour cream ) , chips, roasted (prefer new potatos for roasted but I've BBQ a baked potato or even throw them in a campfire)

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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Six String » 22 Oct 2018, 20:56

As I'm one who prefers variety I can't choose one way over the other. Not a big fan of the thick chips people are raving about though. Give me the thin "frites" every time especially served with mussels or a good burger.

One of my frequent ways to boil potatoes is to toss them in truffeled butter after draining the water. I don't eat a lot of mash potatoes as the texture is my least favorite when it comes to potatoes but the other night I had some at a restaurant that were whipped with a house made goat cheese and a vegetable stew on top, delicious.

This time of year is prime potato season and I buy fingerlings (my fave) from a grower up in Placerville. They are usually freshly dug so they are sweet and tasty any way you cook them. This morning I sliced some real thin and cooked them after cooking up some bacon and then poured some beaten eggs over them when they were done. A hearty breakfast indeed.

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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Robert » 22 Oct 2018, 22:41

I like all potato preparations. Favorite:

1/ boil potatoes 5 minuties too short. Put a load of olive oil in soup boel. Spice with paptika powder/ salt/ garlic/ pepper. Drain potators. Let them cool a bit. Back in pan, trow the spices olive oil in pan. Toss it untill all potatoescovered. In oven en roast.

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Postby Minnie Mincepie » 22 Oct 2018, 22:47

Robert wrote:I like all potato preparations. Favorite:

1/ boil potatoes 5 minuties too short. Put a load of olive oil in soup boel. Spice with paptika powder/ salt/ garlic/ pepper. Drain potators. Let them cool a bit. Back in pan, trow the spices olive oil in pan. Toss it untill all potatoescovered. In oven en roast.


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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Toby » 22 Oct 2018, 22:51

Pork chops with mango salsa and little roast potatoes. Boom

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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Goat Boy » 22 Oct 2018, 23:22

Mango salsa?
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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby sloopjohnc » 23 Oct 2018, 00:03

Minnie Cheddars wrote:
Robert wrote:I like all potato preparations. Favorite:

1/ boil potatoes 5 minuties too short. Put a load of olive oil in soup boel. Spice with paptika powder/ salt/ garlic/ pepper. Drain potators. Let them cool a bit. Back in pan, trow the spices olive oil in pan. Toss it untill all potatoescovered. In oven en roast.


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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby sloopjohnc » 23 Oct 2018, 00:05

Goat Boy wrote:Mango salsa?


Mango salsa has been popular for a few years now. It's mild tomato salsa mixed with mangos, which give it a sweetness besides a little heat. I know, I know. . . it sounds like pineapple on pizza, but it's not bad.
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Postby Count Machuki » 23 Oct 2018, 00:35

Potatoes AMERICAN STYLE or GTFO


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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Jimbo » 23 Oct 2018, 01:10

GoogaMooga wrote:Denmark is an untapped market for fish'n'chips shops. They are basically non-existant here. There was a pitstop in my town the first few years I lived here, but the guy probably went back to the UK. Any entrepeneurial spirit should give it a go here.


Japan, too! You'd think a fish luvin' place like Japan would have 'em and they don't ... not really. They have opened up some "cod" ;) Irish pub chains that serve 'em but fish and chips just ain't a thing here.
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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby trans-chigley express » 23 Oct 2018, 01:26

I don’t eat them often, maybe once a week and it’s either in a curry or roasted. I love roasties but not fussed about chips.

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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby GoogaMooga » 23 Oct 2018, 01:31

Jimbo wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:Denmark is an untapped market for fish'n'chips shops. They are basically non-existant here. There was a pitstop in my town the first few years I lived here, but the guy probably went back to the UK. Any entrepeneurial spirit should give it a go here.


Japan, too! You'd think a fish luvin' place like Japan would have 'em and they don't ... not really. They have opened up some "cod" ;) Irish pub chains that serve 'em but fish and chips just ain't a thing here.


That's right, I never saw thme there, either. And yet they love both fish and fast food. Perhaps fish'n'chips just never traveled well? Can't think of any chain restos.
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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Sneelock » 23 Oct 2018, 01:52

only one choice? madness!
I'll say baked because what's better than a baked potato smothered in dairy products?
not much.
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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby trans-chigley express » 23 Oct 2018, 05:14

GoogaMooga wrote:
Jimbo wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:Denmark is an untapped market for fish'n'chips shops. They are basically non-existant here. There was a pitstop in my town the first few years I lived here, but the guy probably went back to the UK. Any entrepeneurial spirit should give it a go here.


Japan, too! You'd think a fish luvin' place like Japan would have 'em and they don't ... not really. They have opened up some "cod" ;) Irish pub chains that serve 'em but fish and chips just ain't a thing here.


That's right, I never saw thme there, either. And yet they love both fish and fast food. Perhaps fish'n'chips just never traveled well? Can't think of any chain restos.


It's not easy to get it right and many places do it badly. There's a few places in Hong Kong that do do it well and it's quite popluar here with both ex-pats and locals (the colonial influence)

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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Robert » 23 Oct 2018, 09:25

Minnie Cheddars wrote:
Robert wrote:I like all potato preparations. Favorite:

1/ boil potatoes 5 minutes too short. Put a load of olive oil in soup bowl. Spice with paprika powder/ salt/ garlic/ pepper. Drain potatoes. Let them cool a bit. Back in pan, throw the spiced olive oil in pan. Toss it untill all potatoes are covered. Put in tray and into the oven and roast.


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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Fonz » 23 Oct 2018, 14:28

Rosti.

Grated. Fried in butter.
Like hash browns.

Not the shitty frozenmccain shit.
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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Minnie Mincepie » 23 Oct 2018, 14:45

I voted chips, though mash ran them close.
I’m surprised nobody has opted for crisps.
Does anyone remember that roast potatoes at school dinners were always a sort of odd consistency? Very much like boiled spuds with very thin skin and a very uniform shape.
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Re: Potato preparation poll

Postby Minnie Mincepie » 23 Oct 2018, 14:45

Sneelock wrote:only one choice? madness!
I'll say baked because what's better than a baked potato smothered in dairy products?
not much.


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