French Fried Potatoes

Some articles on potatoes, french, french fried potatoes:

Waffle Fries - Etymology
... Thomas Jefferson had "potatoes served in the French manner" at a White House dinner in 1802 ... The expression "French Fried Potatoes" first occurs in print in English in the 1856 work Cookery for Maids of All Work by E ... Warren "French Fried Potatoes ...

Famous quotes containing the words potatoes, french and/or fried:

    It will soon be forgotten, in these days of stoves, that we used to roast potatoes in the ashes, after the Indian fashion.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Sanity is the lot of those who are most obtuse, for lucidity destroys one’s equilibrium: it is unhealthy to honestly endure the labors of the mind which incessantly contradict what they have just established.
    Georges, French novelist, critic. L’AbbĂ© C, pt. 2, ch. 17 (1950)

    I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book.... The recipes were to be the routine ones: how to make dry toast, instant coffee, hearts of lettuce and brownies. But as an added attraction, at no extra charge, my idea was to put a fried egg on the cover. I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.
    Groucho Marx (1895–1977)