You can make frozen French fried potatoes at home. The mealy type potato is best. Use mature potatoes you have stored for at least 30 days. Potatoes with a higher sugar content will brown excessively and will be less attractive.
To make frozen French fries, pare and cut potatoes lengthwise into 3/8 inch strips. Rinse in cold water to remove surface starch. Dry thoroughly on a towel.
I have made hash browns for camping trips by simply shredding or chopping potatoes and parboiling them in salted water and a shot of lemon juice or vinegar to prevent browning. Drain well, dry on paper towel and place on cookie sheets in the freezer until frozen solid then in freezer bags for however many servings you think you will need. Once frozen, they pack well and keep other items cold. But they will need to be used within 2 days. They thaw quickly with other items and could probably go longer depending on your refrigeration. But they won't turn dark. Just fry up as you would at home.
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