They’re a cross between a French fry and a baked potato, with a crisp outer shell and a mushy center texture. They’re served hot, often sizzling from being submerged in a pot of oil.
Tater tots have been around for more than 50 years, and to no surprise, Americans consume an absurd amount of them: 70 million pounds per year, to be exact. That’s a lot of tots.
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