Cafe’ Bink, the little sister restaurant of Binkley’s Restaurant from James Beard Nominated Chef Kevin Binkley, is known for its use of exceptional ingredients that are “prepared with straightforward simplicity.” Because we can’t always make it to Carefree to quench our french fries cravings, we’re lucky enough to share (and we won’t tell if you won’t) Cafe Bink’s famous french fries recipe with you.
Cafe Bink | 36889 North Tom Darlington Drive | Carefree, Arizona 85377
Cafe Bink French Fries
2 each Potatoes (alturos or kennebeck)
1 oz Thyme
5 cloves Garlic, smashed
1 gallon Fry oil
Cut potato into large julienne.
Cover with cold water. Add salt (until it tastes like the ocean), garlic (smashed), and thyme. Bring to a simmer until tender. Remove from water and discard thyme and garlic. Cool in refrigerator.
Fry potatoes at 250 for seven minutes. Drain and cool in refrigerator.
Fry potatoes at 375 for seven minutes, season with salt. Serve immediately.
Photos by David Zickl