Soggy fries are the worst, am I right?
Well according to a former employee of fast food giant, McDonald's, he has the trick to say goodbye to soggy fries forever. The trick is specifically for when you get fries from the drive thru. He said the first thing you do is open the food bag so the heat can escape. The heat is what causes the fries to steam causing them to get soggy. Next thing he said is to put the fries in a horizontal position instead of upright in the bag so that way the heat from the fries stays fairly close to them instead of rising to the top. Lastly, put the burgers or sandwiches on top of the fries to keep them warm.
The former employee, Bruno Bouchet tells KIIS FM’s Kyle and Jackie O:
When you're at the drive-thru, you get given your chips, and they end up getting soggy. So, I'm going to tell you... the error everyone makes is closing the top of the bag that contains the chips. Because you'd think if you make it nice and airtight, the heat will keep the chips warm. Wrong. What it actually does is, it steams the potatoes, so you're left with sloppy chips. So, you're actually steaming them when you close the bag. So, the hack is simple: you need the heat to escape, so first things first – bag open. Secondly, you know how the chips are placed upwards in the bag? Put the chips horizontally because that would slow the rate of the heat escaping. It would go out one side rather than straight from the top. Finally, stack the bags so they're horizontally at the bottom - and you put the burgers on top of the chips to keep them warm. Let me recap, chips at the bottom, tip them horizontally, burgers on top, let the bag breathe - you'll never have soggy chips ever again in your life, I guarantee it.
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