Let’s shed some light on the origins of this crunchy treat.
In the mid 1850s, frying potatoes was an accepted and popular form of American cooking. The normal manner of preparing fried potatoes was to slice them across the narrow axis and then fry them. They were not eaten with the fingers google but rather, served with a fork, to be consumed in a genteel manner. Restaurants across the nation were serving fried potatoes, but it wasn’t until the chef at Moon Lake Lodge in Saratoga Springs, New York, sliced the potato pieces so thin did they become the