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    11 French Fries Recipes That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

    Mmmm, I love the sweet sound of oil popping.

    1. Super Crispy French Fries with Garlic Cream

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    That extra shell you're seeing is the result of frying these little suckers not once, but TWICE. And to make this dish even tastier, we have three little words for you: Cream. Of. Garlic. See the recipe here.

    2. Dauphine Potatoes

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    An authentic French recipe, how chic! It's a mix of mashed potatoes and choux pastry. It's so easy, anyone can do it! Check out the recipe here.

    3. Rustic French Fries

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    Rustic recipes are the best. They take less work and they always end up tasting absolutely delicious. In this case, you don't even need to peel the potatoes! Pro tip: add some fresh rosemary to the oil to give it that special something. See the recipe here.

    4. Spoon Fries

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    Spoon fries, you say? Here's the deal: you grate the potato with the coarser part of the grater, mix it with wheat flour and egg to bind, season with salt and black pepper, fry it, and FEEL THE LOVE. Here is the full recipe.

    5. Soufflé Potatoes

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    When the potatoes start puffing up in the oil, it will look like magic. The secret is to cut them in very thin slices, 1/10 inch thick. Recipe here.

    6. Outback Fries

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    Advantages: 1) You don't need to stand in line. 2) They're not difficult to make. 3) They don't cost a fortune.

    The standout ingredient is the cheddar and mozzarella blend.

    Here is the recipe.

    7. Fried Hot Dog

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    This hot dog was cold, so it cozied up with a FRENCH FRIES JACKET. All of this on a stick. Kids and adults alike will love this. See the recipe here.

    8. Homemade Shoestring Fries

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    It's not the same as the packaged ones, but these are way fresher. Cutting the potatoes up by hand is a lot of work, but if you have a mandolin slicer, it's easy peasy. Here is the recipe.

    9. Ham and Cheese Stuffed Fries

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    Imagine a ham and cheese panini. Now, switch the bread for potato, and wrap the whole thing in breadcrumbs. Fry it. NOW WE'RE TALKING. Recipe here.

    10. Potato Skin Fries

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    If you try any of the recipes in this list and are left with a bunch of potato peels, DON'T THROW THEM OUT. You can even give the fryer a rest now, since this recipe is prepared in the oven. Learn how to make them here.

    11. Cheddar Sauce for French Fries

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    For those moments when ketchup just doesn't have what it takes. This recipe takes more than just melting the cheese. You start by stir frying an onion and then add cream. See the recipe here.

    This post was translated from Portuguese.