Home fries, potatoes Anna, hash browns, rösti, and Lyonnaise potatoes are prepared by sautéing. Sautéed potatoes combine a browned and crisp exterior with a tender, moist interior. The cooking fat plays a significant role in the flavor of the finished dish, and choices range from the taste of Anna-style or rösti potatoes cooked in liberal amounts of butter, to the more rustic flavor of hash browns or home fries sautéed in lard, oil, or duck fat. In this Chef’s Tip, learn the proper technique to achieve professional results at home.