Hi everyone! I have some fun news, I was invited by the great folks at Alexia Foods to come up with a unique and fabulous new flavor combination for French fries. I am happy to say that these are baked not “fried” fries, maintaining the healthy cooking I like to share with you. Within the next four weeks I will be reaching out to you friends. Here is what I want to know…
My preference is for sweet potatoes, Garnet Yams to be specific. The brighter orange the better in my book. I do have a few recipes using each kind of potato. Grilled Potato Wedges are fun for BBQ’s. Or perhaps my Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Herbed Olive Oil? They are both super tasty.
As you visit other blogs online, you will see a number of bloggers posting about this event. We are all in friendly competition (right guys?) with each other to come up with the next Alexia Foods French Fry flavor to hit the supermarket shelves. The top 4 candidates (out of I think about 20) will get voted on and the winner will be wined, dined and LOVED by Alexia Foods. OK, maybe not that. The winner will be compensated, recognized and given a brag spot on that fry packaging which will premier in 2012.
So here is the deal, I want to at least make it to the final 4. I will work hard to do that. Any great tips, techniques, flavor combos or suggestions you would like to share within the next month I am all ears. Remember, my fry is your fry. We will all get to enjoy this ride together. Even if I don’t take home the win…we’ll at least have a great new recipe in the box. OK, now I am craving French fries, I think it is time to go heat up the oven!
To kick week 1 of this challenge, tell me if you are partial to Sweet Potatoes or Russets? Feel free to link up any fry recipes in the comments below.
French Fry Recipe Links
- Baked French Fries with Sea Salt, Pepper and Parsley What We Love Most
- Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Herbed Olive Oil MarlaMeridith.com
- Cajun French Fries Picky Palate
- Easy French Fries Willow Bird Baking
- Eggplant Fries Use Real Butter
- Grilled Potato Wedges MarlaMeridith.com
MarlaMeridith.com disclosure: I was invited and compensated for my time to create a new French fry recipe for Alexia Foods. I will share a number of posts that tie back to this online event. The opinions expressed on MarlaMeridith.com are my own. They are products and brands that I carefully choose to share with you.