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Old 01-23-2013, 11:30 AM   #1
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Missed Fried Potatoes

I am new to this blog and really love it alot. This may have already been posted prior to my finding this blog. I have been making this because I grew up on fried potatoes and onions and missed them so much.

Instead of potatoes I now cut a head of cabbage into thin strips. Then I fry up 2-3 slices of bacon, cool and crumble them and set them aside. Then in the bacon grease I fry a half of a small onion cut into slices and set it aside. Then using the rest of the bacon grease I fry the cabbage strips till they are tender crisp. Then add in the onions and bacon pieces and serve. Sometimes I have to add more bacon grease, depends on the amount of fat in the bacon strips. Yummy, and I dont miss the potatoes so much anymore.
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Old 01-23-2013, 11:54 AM   #2
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sounds good..... I miss my big pan of fried potatoes occasionally too
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Old 01-23-2013, 11:58 AM   #3
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Radishes work surprisingly well, too
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:08 PM   #4
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i use sweet dumpling squash to make fried potatoes and delicata.

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Old 01-23-2013, 01:06 PM   #5
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We love squash browns - peeled/diced Delicata squash, onion, bacon fat, crumbled fried bacon at the end, or strips of bacon as a side. They ALMOST have that "starchy" mouthfeel of potatoes and they taste BETTER!
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daikon radish and turnips are great fried this way too. surprisingly mild.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:31 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Dottie View Post
Radishes work surprisingly well, too
I prefer radishes for my potato sub as well. Love it fried with bacon and reduced sugar ketchup on top.
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:13 PM   #8
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miss fried potatoes

I tried the radishes, jimica and turnips--- did not like the texture. I always liked cabbage but had never fried it and was amazed when I gave it a try. I also fry cauliflower this way but like the cabbage better. My non- LC hubby loves the cabbage dish too.
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:20 PM   #9
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Do you cook the turnips, then cut them up and fry them? I have some that are peeled in the fridge, but they smell kind of "sharp" if you know what I mean.

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