Do love potatoes? How about Ranch? Yeah, thought so. You’re going to love these ranch potato wedges! Like, a lot.
These ranch potato wedges are crispy, perfectly seasoned, and come with a side ranch dressing because there’s no such thing as too much ranch. 😉
Why potatoes are awesome
1.) They’re cheap. 2.) They’re delicious. 3.) They’re so versatile!
I don’t know about you, but I grew up eating mashed potatoes by the bowl full. My grandma help encourage this love. She was pretty good about honing in on my favorite foods, homemade mashed potatoes being #1 on the list, and she loved to stuff me full of all of them. I happily obliged.
My other grandmother would count my ribs and tell me I was too skinny. Her favorite treats to share with me were her famous sherbet punch and Andes mints.
I guess I have them both to thank for the need to share my love in the form of food, as well as my ever-thickening body frame and general love of homemade food.
Particularly potatoes of just about any variety and form. 🙂
Why potato wedges?
Wedges are so perfectly puffy and warm and require so little effort. A few quick slices with a large knife, a few tosses, bake, done. Why is the first time I made these just recently? Wait, I know. Because I have always bought these suckers by the bag in the frozen aisle not really processing how much cheaper and better for you it would be to just make them myself. A 10lb bag of potatoes costs under $5 around here and Lord knows I WILL use all 10lbs, so why not step out of my comfort zone of turning all 10lbs into mashed potatoes, and try some wedges? Live a little, Angela.
How do you make homemade potato wedges?
The tricky part is baking them so they’re crispy on the outside and soft in the middle. The solution is pretty simple though. You need to cook then on a wire baking rack so that air can get to all sides of your potato wedge.