You can always count on frozen french fries to bring a bit of the restaurant experience into your home kitchen. Crispy and crunchy, these taters are an easy side dish for burgers, chicken, sandwiches, and more. Even better: many frozen fry brands are actually relatively healthy, with short ingredient lists and options for baking or air frying instead of frying in grease. As a nutritionist, I’m not ashamed to admit that I make some brands of frozen fries for my […]

French fries are far and away the biggest money maker for fast-food restaurants. That’s partially the case because chains create a huge markup on fries, charging customers many times more for fries than what they pay for the raw potatoes. In fact, the markup can be as high as a staggering 3,900%. Plus, most fast-food chains use pre-cut, frozen fries making the golden brown side, even more, cost-effective than fast-food chains that make fresh-cut fries for real potatoes every day. […]

Burger King’s fries had almost no flavor, in my opinion, and the potato had a mealy texture, which earned them the bottom spot. A small order of Burger King fries. Rachel Askinasi/Insider When I first took a bite of Burger King’s fries, I noticed their slightly crunchy exterior, which I consider a sign of freshness. But shortly after, I could feel the mealiness of the potato on my tongue. The fries didn’t mush down or ooze potato when I bit […]