Hello, potato. Do you want to be magically transformed into something mind-bogglingly delicious? MAYBE EVEN BETTER THAN FRENCH FRIES?! Good news! All you need is: todayifoundout.com Step 1: Put potatoes in a wide shallow pan in a single layer and sprinkle with two big spoonfuls of sea salt. Use waxy, new potatoes that look like little nuggets (fingerlings are perfect). Get the full recipe at food52. Step 2: Add enough cold water just to cover the 'taters. Bring it to a boil until all the water has evaporated. Get the full recipe at food52. Step 3: Turn the heat to low and cook for a few more minutes. Turn your potatoes occasionally until they are dry, wrinkled, and coated with a thin layer of salt. Your potatoes will look like fossils or dinosaur eggs, but they'll taste ridiculously good. Get the full recipe at food52. Optional step: Make a garlicky cilantro mojo to dip your potatoes in. Get the dip recipe at food52. You're basically going to pound garlic, a green chili pepper, and salt into a paster, then add cilantro, cumin and olive oil, and — just before you eat it — vinegar. Now eat, and discuss why this is probably better than French fries. Something to do with texture and subtlety and creamy, snappy bites. Just try it. Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow them at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52 And check out their new shop, Provisions, to get $10 off!