Potato chips belong at any event, but especially any backyard event. When was the last time you went to a cookout that didn’t have potato chips? They’re just quintessential snacking fare in the US of A where we eat 1.85 billion pounds of them a year! Who can blame us? They’re delicious and they go with everything.
Believe it or not, potato chips used to be a delicacy found only in high-end restaurants. Restaurants made them by hand and served up in delicious batches to the masses. It took quite some time before the potato chip made it’s way into our grocery stores. That means if you wanted their delicious, crispy, salty taste in your life, you had to make them on your own.
While making your very own homemade potato chips may sound intimidating, it’s actually pretty simplistic. You already know you’ll need a potato of some sort (russet or sweet work the best), and from there you’ll need some olive oil or salt. There’s really nothing to it. Plus, minimal ingredient recipes are always the best to keep on hand to impress your guests.
If you’re looking to spice things up, try using cayenne pepper or some extra cracked pepper. There are plenty of seasoning combos you can try to create a deliciously irresistible chip you’ll want to make over and over again. This recipe is awesome for your next backyard event. And, it’ll go especially well with this delicious burger recipe Greg Mrvich created.
Now that you know how easy it is to make these delicious homemade potato chips, you’re prepared for any event you may have. Or for a Tuesday night. These tasty snacks are good for any time!