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fry the fat out of

To get money out of someone through violence and/or extortion. If you don't pay up, I'll have my men fry the fat out of you, don't you worry. It's time to fry the fat out of you, Stan, because I always get my money, one way or another.
See also: fat, fry, of, out

a few fries short of a Happy Meal

A pejorative phrase meaning not very intelligent or of questionable mental capacity. It can appear in many different forms and variations (for example: a few bricks shy of a load, a few cards shy of a full deck, etc.). Every time Paul tells me about his latest conspiracy theory, I can't help thinking that he's a few fries short of a Happy Meal.
See also: few, fries, happy, meal, of, short

been bobbing for fries

phr. [has] a really ugly face. (As if badly burned.) Look at that face. Been bobbing for fries, I guess.
See also: been, bob, fries
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Fries that were prepped with 3 minutes of infrared at 120 kilowatts per square foot, then deep-fried at about 295[degrees]F for 7 minutes, had about one-third (37.
CravOn fries capture the innovative spirit on which Simplot was founded.
Dried French fries sticks were introduced under continuous stirring in the fryer.
These fries are awesome - a perfect thin layer of crisp on the outside, beautiful golden brown color, and a soft fluffy potato bite inside.
Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries brings the boardwalk experience to life, providing customers with made to order, fresh ground, hand pattied beef burgers and fresh-cut Boardwalk fries cooked in 100% peanut oil in a family atmosphere.
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FitFries are simply an addition for those guests who prefer the zero-gram trans fat fries with their RubyBurger.
Recommended items: Double-fried Belgian-style fries, chicken and rice soup, beef stew, chili, hot dog with sauteed onions, -1/3-pound beef burger, Italian-style chicken breast sandwich, apple fritter-style beignets.
The book is full of entertaining anecdotes, recipes and descriptions of colorful places to enjoy fabulous fries, such as Benita's in Santa Monica, Calif.
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Fries specializes in fire prevention and has served as a volunteer fireman for 25 years.
Wider french fries, sometimes called ``steak fries,'' may contain less fat than an equal portion of thin fries because they have less surface area available to absorb frying oil.
Tasty Fries has been slowed in completing its first 25 production models due to a delay in receiving expected funding.
or Canada a free small order of french fries -- no purchase necessary and no strings attached.
The State Department of Resources and Economic Development will host the show and invite dozens of New Hampshire firms to review, inspect and submit quotations for producing the fifteen subassemblies which make up the Tasty Fries French fry vending machine.