Crisp Rösti Potatoes
- 1-½ tsp. salt
- Generous ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
- 3 Tbs. vegetable or olive oil for frying; more as needed
- 1 lb. potatoes (Yukon Golds or russets are best)
Peel the potatoes and grate them, using the large holes of a hand grater or a food processor. Put the potatoes in a large bowl, add the salt and pepper, and toss to coat thoroughly. Let the potatoes rest for at least 5 minutes, and then, working with a fistful at a time, squeeze as much liquid as...