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    The best chips ever debate

    What are your favourite chips...ever?

    Are they homemade with a particular potato?

    Are they a brand name, such as Mcain Oven Chips

    Do they have to be crinkled cut or baked in the oven rather than fried?

    Maybe you buy your favourite chips from a local chippie or favour Mcdonald's chips?

    I've got a few different answers but feel free to answer just one.

    I like my homemade chips, cut in the shape of scallops, fried and made with a Maris Piper potato...yum

    Branded chips I like Mcain's Southern Fried, done in the oven.

    Favourite chip shop: Middletons in Walsall, golden chips with batter bits always reminds me of skiving school all those years ago.

    Can't bear crinkled-cut chips or any Supermarket home brand.

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Homemade no contest!

    No idea, but my gran makes really really good homemade chips!

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    I may get branded a heratic for my views on chips, so i'll stay out of this one

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    I may get branded a heratic for my views on chips, so i'll stay out of this one
    No,no tell us I'm intrigued...

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Thats actually a really complex question to answer, because you can't beat the chippy in goxhill for chips... (it's worth a 2hours roundtrip ) but then again homemade still factors into the equation....
    Hmmmmmm.....

    edit: oooh and Mcain's Southern Fried come into it as well. such a hard choice
    eeny meeny miiiny mo..... would have to be southern fried if im honest, i havnt had they in years but i was thinking about them earlier :S
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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Quote Originally Posted by Steven W View Post
    No,no tell us I'm intrigued...
    Just not a huge chip fan.

    Let the stoning comence.

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Just not a huge chip fan.

    Let the stoning comence.
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    he's a witch burn him...

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    home made for me, do home made potato wedges count though?

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Microwave/Oven chip just don't taste as good in my experience (find them too soft). Outdoor (whether it is in an outdoor chain or take-away), it seems to vary a lot. Every now and then I think that a particular place make great chips, yet the next time they can mess it up (don't cook long enough and it still tastes like raw potato inside, or too much and it's too hard). One thing I never quite understood though, is the appeal of adding vinegar to chips.

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Just not a huge chip fan.

    Let the stoning comence.
    Nope i'm with you there. I like the occasional bag of chips from the chip shop but generally get bored of them quite quickly.

    I'll also have them with a steak, your generic pub chips which are nice, but I think that's because they are just so easy to eat in large numbers lol

    Now sweet potato chips.. thats something I can get on board with

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Just not a huge chip fan.

    Let the stoning comence.
    I didn't eat them for 6 years when I was younger, just not that great a fan

    (coupled to which I think I may have a mild potato intolerance - so about to stay off the devil food to see)

    I'd rather have a salad anyday

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Just not a huge chip fan.

    Let the stoning comence.


    I know the feeling...I dont like pizza...

    Best chippy I know of is Sim's Chippy in Stratton, Swindon. Huge portions of really filling chips.

    Quote Originally Posted by TooNice View Post
    One thing I never quite understood though, is the appeal of adding vinegar to chips.
    Same here... Just salt or nothing on them is fine for me.

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    Nope i'm with you there.
    Quote Originally Posted by tiggerai View Post
    just not that great a fan
    And here was me thinking I would be the only one

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Quote Originally Posted by Whiternoise View Post
    Homemade no contest!
    I think the best portion of chips I ever had was from a little chippy in Ullapool NW scotland. Well worth the trip!

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Hmmm I've yet to find an oven chip I actually like, shop wise I havent found anywhere that has beat Monkmoor Fish Bar on Monkmoor Road, Shrewsbury.

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    Re: The best chips ever debate

    Best: Home Made

    Worst: The one on my girlfriends shoulder
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