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Indulge in a Crispy and Crunchy French Fries Trivia

Find out how much you know about your favorite fast food...
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Mc Donald's uses a variety of Russets for their French fries besides Burbank. Russet Ranger, Umatilla Russet, and the Shepody are also used by the chain to prepare their famous fries.
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Belgium actually consumes one-third more fries per capita in comparison to Americans. Belgium is also seeking UNESCO cultural heritage status for French fries.
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Integra Saratoga machine happens to be the fastest fries vending machine dishing out fries in just 35 seconds. Wow, a superfast cup of crispy fries to dig into!
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Did You Know?
Thomas Jefferson is believed to be the person accredited to bringing  fries to the United States. Having tasted them in France, he asked his chef to continue making them for him in the States.
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Did You Know?
The tricks to keep fries crispy and crunchy for longer vary from one restaurant to another. It's been observed that aged oil gives crispier fries than new oil. Of course a filter is used between oil use.
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Belgium is home to the two-story French fry museum. The museum has three sections: one that delves on the history of potatoes, one on fries, and the third section is the yummy sampling section.
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Belgium strikes again. The Belgians certainly love their fries. Not only do they export the largest number of fries, but they're also the largest exporter of all processed potato varieties.
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Poutine is a dish that emerged from the Quebec society. It's a popular dish in Canada and even in some parts of Northern America. Cheese curds and gravy is added just before serving.
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A mandolin slicer is used to get the distinctive waffle grid pattern for these waffle fries. They are thin and crispy and the interior isn't soft as in the standard fries.
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Steak fries are called so because they are served as a side to steak. These are thicker than standard fries, crispy exterior and soft fluffy in the inside.
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Tornado fries are not the usual sliced fries. The whole potato undergoes a spiral cut and fixed on a long skewer and then deep fried. It's seasoned and topped with mayo, etc.
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Currywurst is a German sausage drowned in a sauce that bears semblance to a ketchup. It's a popularly served snack that is offered with a plate of fries on the side.
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 Priya Johnson

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