There’s Exactly One Trick To Making Perfectly Roasted Potatoes

It’s October. Hopefully your landlord has turned your heat on. Perhaps you’ve dug out your Dutch oven and your cast iron after a summer too hot to cook most things. Soon, the temperature outside will consistently drop, and you will be left to do one thing: make a perfect roast chicken (for which you only really need three ingredients), and make some roast potatoes to go along with that chicken.

Potatoes are a convenient vessel for whatever you want them to be, but they’re also curiously easy to fuck up if handled poorly. How…

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Maya Kosoff

i’m a freelance writer and editor. you can also read me in places like the new york times and vanity fair.