Home Fries

Patti Brown


My mother used to make these, and now I do. She called them home fries. I don't know of any other name for them. I might use a few different seasonings, but the method is the same. My family loves them! These are good without onions if you don't like them.


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5-6 medium
sized russet potatoes
1/2 c
diced onion (optional)
lawry's seasoning salt
salt and pepper
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
vegetable shortening

How to Make Home Fries


  • 1Boil potatoes whole for 25 minutes. Drain, fill pot with cool water and set aside until you can handle them easily
  • 2Melt margarine and vegetable shortening in a large skillet, turn burner off.
  • 3Peel potatoes, quarter and slice. Should look like little triangles. Add to pan.
  • 4Dice onions, add to potatoes in pan. Turn burner back on. Move around to combine and distribute evenly in pan
  • 5Add seasoning salt, salt and pepper to taste.
  • 6Brown on one side over medium-high heat, about 5 minutes, turn over, brown on other side. You may put potatoes in a covered casserole dish to keep warm.
  • 7Enjoy!

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About Home Fries

Course/Dish: Potatoes

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