Diner-Style Home Fries

From Bacon, Eggs, and Homefries

Diner-Style Home Fries

Why This Recipe Works

When developing our home fries recipe, we discovered that Yukon Gold potatoes make terrific fries when sautéed in a heavy skillet. Browning and crisping the potatoes, we learned, meant letting them sit undisturbed in hot fat. We found that ...

Why This Recipe Works

When developing our home fries recipe, we discovered that Yukon Gold potatoes make terrific fries when sautéed in a heavy skillet. Browning and crisping the potatoes, we learned, meant letting them sit undisturbed in hot fat. We found that we had to let them sit for a full four to five minutes before the first turn. A total of three or four more turns over another 10 to 15 minutes gave us the delectably golden-brown nuggets we wanted for our home fries recipe.

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Bacon, Eggs, and HomefriesSeason 2, Ep. 218

Bacon, eggs, and potatoes are the classic makings of an all-American breakfast. But bacon that is underdone in some spots and brittle in others is unappealing to everyone. And no one likes a tough che...