Have you ever had a really good poutine? Crispy fries that retain their texture, even though they're smothered in savory gravy? And don't forget about the squeaky cheese curds. This might seem like one of those dishes you can only get at a restaurant, but it's not true. The recipe below is easy to make at home.
All in all, poutine is a very a simple dish, but you need to think about the textures. There's only one secret to making this dish succeed: keeping the fries crispy. Pouring the gravy on to the fries too early is where most people find trouble. That would make the fries soggy.Feel free to make the gravy ahead of time, but wait until the last moment to smother the fries.