Now that I know how to make fries that taste like McDonald's, I have the perfect summer indulgence. A sweet and juicy barbequed burger hot off the grill, paired with homemade fries so delicious everyone will think they came from McDonald's! It is really pretty simple. To start from scratch, it is important to learn how the potato becomes fries. Beginning with fresh, washed, local potatoes if possible, you will be lead through each step of the process. You will learn why it is important to soak them overnight, and what to soak them in. There is a secret in how to keep those fresh cut fries from going grey. Fries are called fries, cause well, they are fried, not baked. Learn which oil is best to fry them in.
Did you know that McDonald's serves 75 burgers every second! They serve 68 million people a day. In the U.S., 1 million people are employed by McDonald's each year. Some of their past employees names you may recognize. Sharon Stone, Shania Twain, Jay Leno, Rachel McAdams and Pink. Here is something I found surprising. Thanks in part to their "Happy Meals", McDonald's is the largest toy distributor in the world! Did you know that there are 18 countries in the world where you can have McDonald's food delivered to your door! Now I got me hankering for a small cheeseburger, small coffee and some McDonald's fries!
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So whether you are starting with a bag of frozen fries or making them from scratch, this slideshow will teach you how it is done. Soon you too will be enjoying fries made at home that taste like the ones from McDonald's! To learn how, check out the slideshow on 'The Daily Meal' or follow the link below.