THE BEST Potatoes

(Almost) Every Way to Cook a Potato

(Almost) Every Way to Cook a Potato

After learning how to make deliciously crispy oven fries, we can confirm that this list isn’t 100% complete, but Bon Appetit editor-at-large Amiel Stanek still managed to come up with 63 different ways you can prepare and eat one of the world’s favorite starches.

Making the Crispiest Oven Fries

Making the Crispiest Oven Fries

Like many of you, we love us an order of great french fries. There’s just something about that crispy goodness that seems impossible to replicate without a deep fryer. But Adam Ragusea says these British oven fries are even more crunchy and delicious than traditional fries; though they’re not any healthier.

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Making Gourmet Pringles

Making Gourmet Pringles

In her latest effort to replicate a popular snack food, Bon App├ętit’s Claire Saffitz does her best to make her own gourmet version of those deliciously crispy, but obviously machine-made potato crisps known as Pringles. If you want to know how they’re really made, you’re welcome.

Potato Sandstorm

Potato Sandstorm

If you have the patience to sit through the carving of the instrument itself, you’ll be treated to one of the most unusual cover versions of Darude’s 2000 hit Sandstorm ever, as performed on an almost certainly unbaked potato by a quite possibly baked musician.

Self-Driving Potato

Self-Driving Potato

It’s common knowledge that you can generate a small amount of electricity from a potato paired with copper and zinc electrodes. Engineer Marek Baczynski decided to take this idea to the next logical step, harnessing this potato power and using it to drive a robotic brain and wheels.

SPACEPLAN

SPACEPLAN

If you’re looking for a new game to fill the voids of time while sitting in boring meetings, load up SPACEPLAN – a clicker game in which you launch an endless stream of potato probes onto a mysterious planet below. Available for iOS, Android, and Steam. Gameplay here.

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