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How To Cut Potatoes – Making Fries and Different Sizes of Diced Potatoes

Potatoes are round, which means they can pose a challenge when trying to cut them up. But follow our quick tip to make slicing and dicing potatoes a breeze: Cut off the bottom of the potato to give yourself a flat surface to steady it before cutting.

In this video, we cover how to cut up potatoes for fries, how to make large pieces of diced potatoes for roasting, medium-sized dices for soups, and smaller diced potatoes for stocks, and more.

Chef Yankel shooting in the ButcherBox Test Kitchen
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The ButcherBox Kitchen is a test kitchen and studio based in the North Shore of Massachusetts. Contributors have included Yankel Polak, Emilie Abijanac, Leigh Belanger, Simeon von Berg, Jennifer Valley, and others.