Crisp Potatoes with Gorgonzola
16 pounds Idaho French fries, cross cut
3/4 ounce Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup chopped chives
1 teaspoon cracked pepper
6 pounds whole butter
1 1/2 pounds flour
2 gallons whipping cream
12 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
Potatoes: Deep fry French fries at 350 degrees F to 360 degrees F until very
Place 10 ounces of cooked and drained fries (approximately 16 ounces uncooked)
on a serving plate and drizzle with 3 ounces of Gorgonzola sauce.
Garnish with 3/4
ounce of crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, 1 teaspoon of cracked pepper and chives. Serve
immediately. (Sauce can be served on the side.)
Gorgonzola Sauce: Melt butter slowly in a large saucepan.
Gradually whisk in
flour to make a roux. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes over low heat.
Whisk in cream, blending
until roux is incorporated into the cream.
Heat to 170 degrees F.
Combine 1 quart of sauce with 12 ounces of Gorgonzola cheese, reserving remaining
sauce. (Remaining sauce should be chilled in ice bath, then refrigerated for later
use.) Blend together and heat to 170 degrees F.
Keep sauce warm until ready for
Posted by LladyRusty at Recipe Goldmine 2/18/2002 1:16 pm.
Source: idahopotato.com - Recipe compliments of Kincade's Restaurant, San