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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:01 pm

Also works well for potatoes! Gets the starch out

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:11 pm

I'd love to be able to make crispy sweet potato fries

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Rusty Shackleford
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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:13 pm

If you parboil them first they should turn out ok

or something, ive never made chips in my life

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:16 pm

mooch wrote:I'd love to be able to make crispy sweet potato fries
Apparently if you whip egg whites wtih your seasonings or whatever until they're frothy and then coat you sweet potaters in them before you put them in the oven then they crisp up
say crack again....

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:17 pm

I've to make chips this evening actually, they will be soaked before cooking as per usual

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Rusty Shackleford
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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:18 pm

a love dem french fried potaters, uh huh

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:18 pm

Link wrote:
mooch wrote:I'd love to be able to make crispy sweet potato fries
Apparently if you whip egg whites wtih your seasonings or whatever until they're frothy and then coat you sweet potaters in them before you put them in the oven then they crisp up
i also have to make sweet potato chips now this evening.

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:21 pm

LordPercy wrote:I've to make chips this evening actually, they will be soaked before cooking as per usual
And you just sit them in cold water do you? How long?

I've never had a problem with regular potatoes in the oven, but I might give that a whirl anyway.

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:22 pm

nice sling blade reference ^

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:26 pm

i get the frozen ones from m&s and they are grand and crispy

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eric the beard
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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:27 pm

oooh m&s is it.

no aldi for aul mojo.

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:29 pm

i love m&s

i do also shop in aldi and lidl to keep it real

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:37 pm

Dick Jones wrote:
LordPercy wrote:I've to make chips this evening actually, they will be soaked before cooking as per usual
And you just sit them in cold water do you? How long?

I've never had a problem with regular potatoes in the oven, but I might give that a whirl anyway.
I'll chip the spuds when I get home then leave them in a bowl of water while I make the pepper sauce so that takes a good half hour or so to make. So I never time it just until I'm ready really. You'd see the water has become discoloured from the starch when you do it.
I also refuse to cook them in the oven as oven chips are in no way the same as deep fried chips. So they'll be deep fired using the two temperature approach.

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:37 pm

mooch wrote:I'd love to be able to make crispy sweet potato fries
it's a pain in the hole time-wise but if you do them twice they can be nice and crispy. do them for about 20-25 mins, then take them out, pat them down with kitchen paper, season again and spray with some olive/vegetable oil and do them for another 15-20 mins.

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:46 pm

It's about time RTE had a tough Dub style cook, like say Imelda May to Miriam O Callaghan, Jake to Donal Skeehan.

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:48 pm

fucking right pal

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eric the beard
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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:49 pm

i only heard Imelda may's music for the first time recently. jesus christ she's terrible.

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LordPercy
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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:52 pm

Did you hear her speak? That's much worse

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eric the beard
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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:52 pm

yeah i heard the whole nine yards.

terrible stuff altogether.

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Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:55 pm

she's also shocking at interviewing.

How do RTE decide to throw these randomers into positions that require at least some experience. Brendan O Connor got a little better, but for the first few years he was unwatchable.

Now the radio, 2FM, there is no hope for it, but they could at least try people with actual radio broadcasting/presenting experience, rather than throwing any fucking random "celeb" at it, even if they just happened to be related to a former 2FM DJ.

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