Gwenyth Paltrow's No-Fry Fries: 2 lrg russet potatoes; 2 tbsp olive oil; coarse sea salt. Heat oven to 450°. Cut potatoes in half horizontally; cut each half into 1/3-inch-thick fries and place in a bowl of cold water. Remove from water and dry thoroughly. Toss with oil and sprinkle with salt. Place fries on a cookie sheet. Roast until browned and cooked through, turning occasionally, 25 minutes.
Spread garlic butter on top of hot steak and watch as it melts to make a sauce. Or toss it with fresh pasta or use it for stir-frying vegetables. Just about any use of butter will be enhanced with the addition of this savory flavor.