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#1 JomoMum

Posted 14 July 2019 - 12:31 PM

Do you make them?

Buy them?

Proper cafe style ones, none of this low fat, no skin business.

Thanks :)

#2 Riotproof

Posted 14 July 2019 - 12:41 PM

I make them in my ActiFry. Just cut, wash and dry thoroughly and add various herbs/spices to the oil and coat with it.

#3 byjingo

Posted 14 July 2019 - 01:15 PM

I do both depending on time/mood.

Homemade are yummier though. I do them in the airfryer.

Most of the cafes/clubs I’ve been to just use the big bags of frozen ones that I’ve seen.

#4 ~LemonMyrtle~

Posted 14 July 2019 - 02:35 PM

Sort of.  When I’m feeling lazy, I cut potatoes, skin on, into wedges, about 6-8 wedges per spud. Lay them on a baking tray, oil and season and bake until cooked, at a fairly high temp.  If I get the timing right they come out soft in the middle and slightly crisp on the outside. Season well.

The kids love them cause I call them “chips” and I love them cause I don’t have to peel potatoes

#5 SplashingRainbows

Posted 14 July 2019 - 03:22 PM

View Post~LemonMyrtle~, on 14 July 2019 - 02:35 PM, said:

Sort of.  When I’m feeling lazy, I cut potatoes, skin on, into wedges, about 6-8 wedges per spud. Lay them on a baking tray, oil and season and bake until cooked, at a fairly high temp.  If I get the timing right they come out soft in the middle and slightly crisp on the outside. Season well.

The kids love them cause I call them “chips” and I love them cause I don’t have to peel potatoes

I do this as well. In winter it can make a ‘meat and veg’ meal a bit more interesting and a bit yummier.

#6 Silverstreak

Posted 14 July 2019 - 04:09 PM

I don't cook wedges, but I used to do a really yummy thing where you dice and parboil potatoes and then fry them with onion, spring onion and bacon, then top with cheese. Super delicious.

I haven't had wedges in ages, actually. In the 90s they were all the rage, as well as the baked potato with all the toppings.

#7 can'tstayaway

Posted 14 July 2019 - 05:11 PM

My guilty pleasure is the McCains Hot Bandito wedges. I love them with a guacamole dip late at night watching tv.

My gripe is that I can’t find them in stores anywhere at the moment. I know I can make my own and it would be healthier/cheaper but mine are not as good as those.

#8 seemingly

Posted 14 July 2019 - 08:11 PM

Due to this thread and an abundance of potatoes, I made some wedges to snack on and made up a method along the way. They weren't like the frozen wedges you buy in packets, more like roast potatoes (which is perfectly fine by me, lol). Also, did it in the laziest way possible.

1. Cut potatoes in half and then 3rds lengthwise to form wedges.
2. Cover with water in a bowl and microwave until wedges can be easily poked with a fork. Could also boil on the stove, but thought I'd try microwaving.
3. Drain and then toss with oil and seasonings (I used salt, pepper and Italian herbs).
4. Bake in oven until golden brown (25ish minutes at 180 degrees Celsius).

Satisfied cravings xD

#9 ipsee

Posted 14 July 2019 - 11:06 PM

View Post~LemonMyrtle~, on 14 July 2019 - 02:35 PM, said:

Sort of.  When I’m feeling lazy, I cut potatoes, skin on, into wedges, about 6-8 wedges per spud. Lay them on a baking tray, oil and season and bake until cooked, at a fairly high temp.  If I get the timing right they come out soft in the middle and slightly crisp on the outside. Season well.


If I have time I do this, but toss all the raw wedges into a big bowl with lots of olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper and stir it around a few times for 5-10 minutes. Then cook on high on a tray - they come out fantastic.




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