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OLD-FASHION HOME-FRIED POTATOES Recipe

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This recipe for OLD-FASHION HOME-FRIED POTATOES, by , is from WITH LOVE FROM THE THROGMARTIN FAMILY KITCHEN, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
JO THROGMARTIN (MAMS)
Added: Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 Tablespoons fresh bacon fat
5 Idaho potatoes, thinly sliced
3 slices bacon, diced
1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat the bacon fat in a heavy iron skillet. Add the potatoes, bacon, and onion and cook, covered over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes. Shake the pan while the potatoes are cooking so the bacon and onion will not burn (you can place the bacon and onion on top of the potatoes, to help prevent them from burning). Turn the potatoes from time to time with a spatula and try to keep the onion on top.
2. Remove the cover, and continue cooking until the potatoes are golden brown and crunchy, 10 to 12 minutes.
3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Growing up in Kentucky fried potatoes were served 4 or 5 nights per week. In your Pap's' family these were know as Bessie fries. This was because Fansy's mom made these and they quickly became a favorite of your Great Grandfather, Hin

 

 

 

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