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German-Style Oven Fries

Serve with The Wurst Reuben Burgers.


  • 4 medium to large Idaho potatoes
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ( EVOO)
  • 4 slices smoky bacon, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat leaf parsley, finely chopped


Pre-heat the oven to 500°F.

Parboil the potatoes for 4 minutes in a large pot over medium heat, or pierce with a fork and microwave for 6 minutes. When ready, cut into 8 wedges each and sprinkle with vinegar.

In a large skillet, heat the EVOO over medium-high heat; add the bacon and cook until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate and reserve.

Toss the potatoes in the bacon drippings and season them with sugar, salt and pepper. Scatter onto a baking sheet and roast, in the pre-heated oven, until golden and crisp, about 20 minutes. Transfer the potatoes to a serving bowl and toss with the parsley and the reserved bacon.

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