Hasbrowns - which is best store bought?

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What surprised me as an absolutely excellent has brown was Birds Eye Hash Brown waffles. But they're really hard to find!
 
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I love the Birds Eye Chicken Shop Hash Brown Bites, not the same as McDonalds but great
 
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McCains hash browns, fried in a cast iron pan with a moderate amount of vegetable oil.

closest you’ll get to MD hash browns.

interesting enough McCains supplies MDs.( collected a few very large orders, works lunch order, and they have been handed over bagged inside branded McCains chip boxes)
 
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Yeah the Aldi ones are great, they also do sausage patties like the Mcmuffins, I like to have a sausage and hash brown muffin in a morning now sometimes
 
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What surprised me as an absolutely excellent has brown was Birds Eye Hash Brown waffles. But they're really hard to find!
They're really good but hardly anywhere do them. I've also found the Iceland Hash Brown waffles are really good too but need baked for longer than the time on the box to get really crispy.
 
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They're really good but hardly anywhere do them. I've also found the Iceland Hash Brown waffles are really good too but need baked for longer than the time on the box to get really crispy.
I find I have to bake everything for longer than the packet as I like things crispy not just off raw.

Bought a huge bag of hash browns from Costco and they're epic done in the actifry, can get them really crispy and don't need any extra oil with them (same as oven chips done in the actifry).
 
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I find I have to bake everything for longer than the packet as I like things crispy not just off raw.

Bought a huge bag of hash browns from Costco and they're epic done in the actifry, can get them really crispy and don't need any extra oil with them (same as oven chips done in the actifry).

I was going to say the ones from Costco are the best ones i have found but might take a trip to Aldi and try theirs.

A couple of the Costco ones, a slice of plastic cheese and a runny egg on a cob (I like the Sheldons Oven Bottom Muffins) is awesome!
 
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rosti > hash brown.

shame they don't sell the packets in the UK where you just mash the packet in your hands and dump in a pan I guess even that's beyond most UK people though..

seen the labels on pot noodles recently "be a hero" "you can do it" lol..... gotta hit the dopamine slogans or something
 
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I wouldn't consider myself to have OCD in any way really, but is "Hasbrowns" in the thread title bugging anyone else?
 
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I wouldn't consider myself to have OCD in any way really, but is "Hasbrowns" in the thread title bugging anyone else?
Yes! Some in this thread may turn their nose up at this suggestion but Ocado have cauliflower hash browns which are actually awesome. Check 'em out :cool:
 
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The ones from Iceland and Lidl are pretty good but needs to overcooked to get it to crisp properly. I agree that the ones from McCain's comes close to the ones from McDonald; makes me wonder what McDonald's put in it or is it the equipment they use that makes it taste good.
 
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The ones from Iceland and Lidl are pretty good but needs to overcooked to get it to crisp properly. I agree that the ones from McCain's comes close to the ones from McDonald; makes me wonder what McDonald's put in it or is it the equipment they use that makes it taste good.
I find the ones from McDonalds taste very different to others. I think they use a lot more onion compared to others who use nearly all potato.
 
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