I’ve been pretty down lately. You see, I discovered that I can’t eat at Umami Burger even if I bring my own gluten-free bun. I know. My first world problems are TERRIBLE. I’m working on creating my own gluten-free Umami-style burger, but in the meantime I’m tackling my favorite side at the place I can never dine in ever again. Ever. (Apparently there’s gluten just dripping off the walls at that place and I can’t figure out if that’s disgusting or delicious.)
So I’m whipping up some smashed potatoes, and putting my own spin on those bad boys. While I most recently enjoyed these ‘taters with a ginger and soy (errr, wheat-free tamari) pork chop, and tossed them aside my gluten-free fried chicken, they’re so good you could just eat them on their own. Crispy, soft, and totally devoid of gluten makes a tantalizing combo. Dare I say, even better than french fries? I totally dared.
Also, if you’ve never smashed a potato, you perhaps have not lived.
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