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The History of French Fries

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French Fries

French Fries

The original name for french fries was "potatoes, fried in the French manner" that is how Thomas Jefferson first described the dish. Jefferson introduced french fries to the colonies in the late 1700s.

Tater Tots

On October 21, 1958, Tater Tots were trademark registered and eating potatoes was never the same.

Instant Mashed Potatoes

Canadian, Edward A. Asselbergs invented instant mashed potatoes (dehydrated potato flakes) in 1962.

Potato Chips

George Crum invented potato chips in 1853.

The Idaho Potato

Luther Burbank patented the Idaho Potato.

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