As I was getting the stove warmed up, I spotted one of my favorite kitchen tools and thought "Hmmm....!" - which my husband will tell you is usually like that joke about rednecks:
How do you know a redneck is about to go to the E.R.?
You hear them yell "Hey y'all! Watch this!!"
My "Hmmm...!" is often the equivalent of the redneck's "...watch this!"
But, I digress.
So I thought I'd try to slice the potatoes in the MOST lazy way possible -
To my surprise - it worked like a charm!! Why I should be surprised at this, I don't know, since it's function IS to cut round food items...
The round piece in the middle was just too cute, too. Round fries - who wouldn't love that?
I did decide to cut the cute round fry in half, just in case it was too big to cook alongside the rest.
I love cooking with coconut oil now, so I fried them up in that and added some chopped onions toward the end. Sadly, there is no "Voila!" picture - as they were all gobbled up too quickly. But I highly encourage using your apple corer for more than apples! In less than 5 minutes, tops, I had 3 big potatoes washed, sliced, and in the pan - getting gorgeously browned and crispy.
Now that I've discovered this trick, I may never buy frozen fries again. These are sooooooo much better, and healthier!