POTATO PREPARATIONS, RANKED

This is almost like ranking your children.
  1. 1.
    Aligot
    Basically mashed, but with so much cheese that it sort of takes on the consistency of the insides of a mozzarella stick.
  2. 2.
    Hash browns
    Seriously do not even think of putting red peppers in these. [EDIT: Oops I was thinking of home fries here, which I still claim hash browns are superior to.]
  3. 3.
    Gratin
  4. 4.
    Mashed
  5. 5.
    Rosti
  6. 6.
    Tots
  7. 7.
    Hasselback
  8. 8.
    Smashed
  9. 9.
    Gnocchi
  10. 10.
    Baked
  11. 11.
    French fries
    Sub list: curly, then waffle, then shoestring, then steak
  12. 12.
    Roasted
    Outside must be crispy, inside must be creamy.