January 26, 2015 3:48 PM EST

 

There’s nothing better than super-crispy hash browns for brunch. But attaining that perfect, even crust while keeping the center of the potatoes tender isn’t easy—until now. Because F&W Test Kitchen genius Justin Chapple has an easy shortcut. Watch the video above to see how to make the best hash browns of your life with a waffle iron.

For more great cooking tricks and tips, watch all of F&W’s Mad Genius Tips videos.

This article originally appeared on Food & Wine.

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