Use two medium new potatoes per
Clean the potatoes and cut off any dark spots.
Slice the potatoes in half (or quarters if using
larger potatoes) and pat dry. Toss the potatoes
with olive oil, duck fat or butter, salt and
pepper. Put the potatoes flesh side down in
a pan and sear the potatoes till golden brown.
Put the pan in a preheated 375F oven for approximately
20-30 minutes until cooked to desire internal
texture. After 10 minutes you can add some chopped
There are many temperature variations that can
be used to roast potatoes. Some recipes call
for 500F in the low rack of the oven for a quick
roast and moist center. When using this method
remember not to use a nonstick pan in the oven
(do not go above the manufactures recommended
temperature). When cooking the potatoes at 500F
make sure to rotate and check onthe potatoes
every 5-10 minutes.