How-To Use a Paring Knife to Cut Potatoes


Chef Matthew Ridgway teaches you how to prep and cut potatoes to make cottage fries. These techniques will help you get the perfect cut and shape for your fries. He recommends waiting to wash potatoes until you're ready to use them. Using a paring knife, Chef Matthew will show you the proper way to stand and hold potatoes as you cut. Watch his How-To for the full process and expert advice.

Matthew Ridgway brings more than 22 years of experience in the culinary industry to his role as executive chef at Cooks & Soldiers. From working in fine dining restaurants across the U.S. and France to running his own charcuterie business, Ridgway boasts an extensive background and unique perspective to the team.

Check out Matthew Ridgway's profile to learn more about the Chef.

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