It鈥檚 Bastille Day, and we can鈥檛 think of a better way to celebrate le fran莽ais than with some French fries. Of course, we know that the golden fried pieces of potato wedge aren鈥檛 actually French 鈥 but it鈥檚 nice to dream, isn鈥檛 it? The truth of the matter is that we don鈥檛 need a special day to celebrate the glorious French fry. Whether they are served on the side of hot dogs with lots of toppings at a summer BBQ or are your go-to afternoon snack, there are many ways to praise this worthy side dish. You can go for easy peasy baked French fries, but we know what you REALLY want is to pile your plate high with loaded French fries. In fact, whether you鈥檙e looking for something spicy, extra cheesy or just plain inventive, these 14 crazy and loaded pomme frites are simply perfect to serve all year long.

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1. Vietnamese Loaded Fries: If you鈥檙e a fan of Asian flavors and American ingenuity, then look no further than this Vietnamese-inspired French fry feast. From the three different sauces to the nutty finish, nobody will be able to keep their hands off. (via Little Spice Jar)

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2. Tijuana Street Fries: If you can鈥檛 make it south of the border during the year, we bet your taste buds can! Load them up with double meat for your carnivore bae, and don鈥檛 forget the big spoonful of guac on top. (via Half Baked Harvest)

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3. Beer-Soaked Chili Cheese Fries: Chili cheese fries are a classic, but nobody said they had to be the same old boring thing you鈥檝e eaten at countless fast food counters. Instead, soak them in beer for an extra special addition to any fry. (via Back to Her Roots)

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4. Cuban Fries: A Cubano sandwich is a feast for the senses, and these Cuban-inspired fries are no different. The toppings may sound funky, but the flavors are delicious. (via House of Yumm)

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5. Canadian Poutine Fries With Mushroom Gravy: The Canadians may have very well invented the ultimate loaded French fries with the poutine fry, but nobody鈥檚 the wiser when you make this version with mushroom gravy. Watch out, though. These are NOT for the faint of heart (or stomach). (via Cooking Glory)

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6. French Fry Nachos: Loaded nachos are a thing. Loaded French fries are a thing. So why not put the two together for the ultimate snack on game day, your next BBQ party or just a random Thursday afternoon? You鈥檙e welcome. (via Cake N Knife)

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7. Baked Greek French Fries: If you鈥檝e never tried feta cheese on your fries, then you are seriously missing out. The naturally low-fat cheese is sure to shine when you pair it with traditional Greek flavors like Tzatziki sauce and fresh parsley. (via Snappy Gourmet)

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8. Chipotle Fries: We all have that friend that just can鈥檛 stop eating ALL of the spicy food. In fact, that friend may very well be you. Which is why you鈥檒l want to make a double (or triple?) serving of these. You won鈥檛 be sorry. (via A Dash of Sanity)

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9. Lebanese Spiced French Fries: To surprise guests, serve a traditional dish like French fries with a very untraditional spice. Guests will be amazed by the way the za鈥檃tar makes these crispy fries shine, and will beg you for the recipe afterward. (via Heather Christo)

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10. Bacon Cheese Fries: Bacon and cheese go together like鈥 Well, bacon and just about anything. Is it any wonder that it tops these fries so beautifully? We鈥檒l understand if you don鈥檛 want to share this one. (via Just Putzing Around the Kitchen)

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11. Chorizo French Fry Nachos: The tender meat of chorizo topping these French fries is enough to make our mouths start watering just by mere sight. The melted cheese and spicy crema are inspiration to recreate them IRL pronto. (via Foodness Gracious)

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12. Loaded B谩nh m矛 Sweet Potato Fries: If you want a sandwich, you can get a sandwich. But if you want crazy impressive fries, then you want these loaded B谩nh m矛-inspired lovelies. The fact that they鈥檙e made from sweet potatoes only adds the WOW factor to the dish. (via Earthy Feast)

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13. Simple Baked Pizza Fries: There鈥檚 no argument that pizza is one of the seven wonders of the culinary world in that it鈥檚鈥 well, simply wonderful. When you top your fries with classic mozzarella and pepperoni, then you鈥檙e sure to go to foodie paradise. (via Hungry Happens)

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14. Loaded Mexican Sweet Potato Cheese Fries: Bring some extra flavor to that bag of freezer-ready French fries by topping them with some oh-so-special Mexican flavors. These make a perfect snack for you, your girls or your little one鈥 or, as we said, just you. (via Peas & Crayons)

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