Home fries

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Home fries (aka potatoes)
Flickr lifeontheedge 3672951574--Home fried potatoes.jpg
A plate of home fried potatoes, showing the irregular size and texture of the potato dish
Alternative names House fries, country potatoes, sometimes American fries
Main ingredients Potatoes, vegetable oil or butter
Cookbook: Home fries (aka potatoes)  Media: Home fries (aka potatoes)

Home fries (US), house fries (US), American fries (US) or fried potatoes (UK & regional US) are a type of basic potato dish made by pan- or skillet-frying chunked, sliced, wedged or diced potatoes that are sometimes unpeeled and may have been par-cooked by boiling, baking, steaming, or microwaving.[1][2]

In North America, home fries are popular as a breakfast side dish.[3]

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  1. ^ Storey, M. (2012). 500 Treasured Country Recipes from Martha Storey and Friends: Mouthwatering, Time-Honored, Tried-And-True, Handed-Down, Soul-Satisfying Dishes. Storey Publishing, LLC. p. 71. ISBN 978-1-61212-222-9. Retrieved January 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ Lukins, S. (1997). U.S.A. Cookbook. Workman Publishing Company. p. 43. ISBN 978-0-7611-7889-7. Retrieved January 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ Smith, Andrew (2007). The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 505. ISBN 9780195307962.