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« on: December 04, 2014, 03:21:34 PM »

I'm trying to break my Pringles addiction. Does anyone have any experience dehydrating potatoes? I'd like them thin enough to be like potatoe chips.
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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2014, 03:32:34 PM »

I've dried a lot of things, but potatoes were not on the list.  They tend to turn dark quickly and that makes them look a bit unappetizing...  maybe with some citric acid...
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2014, 08:35:22 PM »

...or dry them in some hot oil/fat. afro
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« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2014, 08:43:52 AM »

Crisco comes to mind
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« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2014, 09:43:20 AM »

>...or dry them in some hot oil/fat.

Yes.  I think that's just the ticket!
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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2014, 04:22:23 AM »

Or Transfat  grin

I don't know what it is, but I've ALWAYS gotten heartburn when I tried to eat those Pringles.  I figured all the processing and salt in those things were probably worse for you than just eating the real thing.  They probably instantly break apart into simple sugars when they hit the stomach!   

I'll admit to a potato chip addiction too.  I've tried to break it many times, but I just end up eating more less satisfying carbs.  All those carbs turned out to be more calories than if I had just given in an eaten a few chips.  Sometimes it isn't such a good thing to avoid one's urges all the time  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2014, 12:44:27 PM »

those getting heartburn from eating a processed food product have a reaction to it and should abstaine 
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« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2014, 01:03:05 PM »

I remember when Pringles first came out.  What a novelty.  grin  My mother bought some to take to a picnic and that was our first experience with them.  I've loved them ever since, but I don't buy them because I'll eat the whole container at a sitting!

After you asked this question I had googled it and meant to try, but forgot.  was drying to many peppers this year.  here is the easiest instruction I found.

http://www.realfood4realpeople.com/potatoes.html
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« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2014, 04:32:50 PM »

Jay, I DO abstain from eating Pringles.  For some reason they disagree with my finely tuned system. Smiley 

I DO eat regular potato chips fried in oil.  I wonder what the glycemic index is for Pringles vs regular potato chips?  When things are highly processed and munched up before they enter your mouth, they quite often have a pretty high GI number!  I’m not a diabetic so it doesn’t really matter much to me, but I would generally think it's wiser to eat things that haven’t already been munched and crunched into fine particles before eating them; probably just me though  grin
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« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2014, 10:04:37 PM »

I've tried breaking my potato chip habit with "lower calorie" popcorn puffs, but like Kathyp says, I would end up eating the whole bag at one time!  My instinct is the higher the Glycemic Index number of something, the faster you're going to finish the bag off  grin 

I've tried eating the frozen potato quarters seasoned with olive oil and herbs.  They're about as fulfilling as the chips, but they just take longer to wait for.  Who has the time to wait in today's society grin
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