1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees
2. Scrub potatoes and cut in long strips, about Ż inches wide.
3. Drop into ice water
4. Cover and chill for 1-2 hours.
5. Remove strips from water and dry thoroughly
6. Place strips and oil in a deep bowl
7. Toss until all potatoes have a light coating of oil
8. Spread fries in a single layer in a shallow baking pan
9. Bake for 30-35 minutes
10. Stir fries occasionally to brown on all sides