*4 cups cold water
*2-3 large russet potato, peeled, and sliced in 1/2 strips
*4-6 cups vegetable oil for deep frying (small deep fryer)
*salt to taste
~Soak potatoes in water for 1-8 hours.
~Remove from water, and dry throughly on paper towels or a clean towel.
~Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees.
~Add potatoes, and cook for 5-8 minutes.
~Take out of oil and let sit for 20 minutes, or until cool.
~Put fries back into hot oil for 2-5 minutes, until a light golden brown.
~Remove and season with salt.
`mix chili power, cayenne pepper, & garlic powder. Sprinkle on very hot fries for wonderful seasoned french fries.
-Can be fried in a skillet too. 1 cup vegetable oil, cooked over high heat. Stirring every few minutes. Careful you don't get burned.