The french fry is more than a tasty slice of deep-fried potato. It is magic.
You can see the wonderment in the eyes of this little boy (my great-nephew — isn’t he adorable?). Notice how his finger gently makes contact with this fry that seems to be dropping from the heavens. He looks at it with awe, anticipating the treasure he has at his fingertips.
It’s a must-have partner for burgers.
How delicious do these french-fried sweet potatoes look? Although the cheeseburger at San Benito House in Half Moon Bay, California was delicious, it played second fiddle to this delectable portion of fries. And of course, sweet potatoes are very healthy for you, too!
It’s a meal in itself.
Who needs anything else? The fries are a meal by themselves or you can add a side like this bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich at a restaurant in Houston, Texas. Look at all of those fries, accompanied simply and perfectly with ketchup. Mr. TWS loves french fries, but is very disappointed if there is no ketchup.
What’s wrong with this picture?
No french fries! This wasn’t one of the best croque monsieur sandwiches I’ve ever had, but I was in Bruges, Belgium, so all was right with the world. Don’t you agree that a heaping portion of warm french fries would have improved this lunch?
The french fry is a finger food.
Mr. TWS has a joke: “Should french fries be eaten with your fingers? … No, your fingers should be eaten separately.” But seriously, french fries can be eaten with the fingers and that’s part of the fun. But what if you can’t use your fingers? Observe how my super-cute great-niece makes do: