home fries

home fries
noun plural Date: 1951 potatoes that have usually been parboiled, sliced, and then fried — called also home fried potatoes

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  • Home fries — or cottage fries are a type of basic potato dish made by pan or skillet frying diced, chunked, wedged or sliced potatoes (sometimes unpeeled) that have been par cooked by boiling, baking, steaming, or microwaving. The potatoes are cooled between… …   Wikipedia

  • home fries — ☆ home fries n. raw or boiled potatoes, sliced and fried in a frying pan: also home fried potatoes …   English World dictionary

  • home fries — home ,fries noun plural AMERICAN potatoes that have been cooked, cut up, and then FRIED (=cooked in oil), usually for breakfast …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • home fries — home′ fries n. pl. coo sliced boiled potatoes, fried in oil or butter • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • home fries — noun sliced pieces of potato fried in a pan until brown and crisp • Syn: ↑home fried potatoes • Hypernyms: ↑potato, ↑white potato, ↑Irish potato, ↑murphy, ↑spud, ↑tater * * * sliced, boiled potatoes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Home Fries — Infobox Film name = Home Fries image size = director = Dean Parisot producer = Mark Johnson Lawrence Kasdan Barry Levinson Charles Newirth writer = Vince Gilligan starring = Drew Barrymore Luke Wilson Catherine O Hara Shelley Duvall music =… …   Wikipedia

  • Home Fries — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Verliebt in Sally Originaltitel: Home Fries Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1998 Länge: 90 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • home fries — sliced, boiled potatoes, fried in butter or shortening. Also called home fried potatoes, cottage fried potatoes, country fries. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • home fries — noun a type of basic potato dish made by pan or skillet frying diced, chunked, wedged or sliced potatoes Syn: cottage fries …   Wiktionary

  • home fries — plural noun N. Amer. fried sliced potatoes …   English new terms dictionary

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