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Dear Tim's Potato Chips: I Think I'm in Love

Even though the ocean's on the wrong side and the oysters taste all funny, I've gotta admit, the West Coast has a few good things going for it. Better wineries, more dog-friendly cities, and an extra three hours to sleep every morning come to mind. Not to mention Tim's Cascade Potato Chips. That last one may be reason enough to make the cross-country jump. More

Taste Test: Potato Chips

This week we gathered around the kitchen table to taste our way through a half dozen of the most widely available standard potato chip brands in order to determine who makes the crispiest, crunchiest, saltiest snack in town. More

Bar Bites: Barbecue Sweet Potato Chips

When fried in hot oil, the sweetness in sweet potatoes concentrates and results in a tastier chip than regular russets, in my opinion. As for the barbecue flavor, a sprinkling of salt, cayenne, garlic powder, smoked paprika, and sweet paprika make for a great barbecue combination that won't overpower or mask the sweetness of the crisp, fried sweet potatoes. More

Barbecue Sweet Potato Chips

When fried in hot oil, the sweetness in sweet potatoes concentrates and results in a tastier chip than regular russets, in my opinion. As for the barbecue flavor, a sprinkling of salt, cayenne, garlic powder, smoked paprika, and sweet paprika make for a great barbecue combination that won't overpower or mask the sweetness of the crisp, fried sweet potatoes. More

Chocolate Covered Potato Chips

The beauty of this recipe is the simplicity: chips + melted chocolate = gooood. You can customize it to you taste—don't like dark chocolate? Use milk chocolate instead! Use your favorite brand of chocolate or whatever you have on hand. If you love intensely dark chocolate like I do, consider splurging for the good stuff. More

We Taste Every Flavor of Zapp's Potato Chips

What makes Zapp's different? Well, for one thing, they aren't so thick that they embed in your gums when you bite into them. Secondly—and more importantly—they're cooked to a nice golden blond and heavily seasoned. None of the bitter dark brown spots; they pack all the delicate flavor and overt saltiness of a Lay's or a Wise chip, with just a bit more crunch to 'em. But the other great thing is the flavors. We try them all; here are our notes on each! More

And Another Food Holiday: Happy Potato Chip Day!

In addition to Pi(e) Day, it's also National Potato Chip Day. A busy day for food holidays apparently! You can easily celebrate with your favorite storebought bag of chips but if you really want to take your greasy fingers to the next level, here are 7 recipes: potato chips from scratch, a creamy onion dip for scoopage, kitchen sink dessert bars, and more. More

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