10 Ways to Use a Potato


Homemade Potato Chips

Slice up your potatoes thin for chips.
Slice up your potatoes thin for chips.
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No need to pull out the deep fryer to enjoy the taste of fresh chips. You can bake yummy potato chips right in your oven and eliminate the grease. Just slice your potatoes thin, toss them with a bit of oil, arrange them on a baking sheet and sprinkle lightly with salt. Bake in a 400 degree oven until golden-brown. Put them on a rack to cool, and the chips will crisp. That's it!

Add your own seasonings to personalize your chips, too. Of course there's salt and pepper, but why not try something different? Chili powder, garlic powder, a little parmesan cheese -- the possibilities are endless. Just make sure you sprinkle your seasoning right after the chips come out of the oven. The chips need to be warm for the powder to adhere to the oil.

Some people even make potato chips in their microwaves. Just cook them on paper towels, stopping the microwave often to flip. Once the chips start browning, they're done!