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When Cooking Ten Pounds Of Baked Potatoes How Long Can I Store Them In The Refrigerator?

Sep 22, 2016
Q: My husband and I are eating about a pound of baked potatoes a day. With it being summer time I usually cook up about 10 lbs at a time and then keep them in the refrigerator. After cooking them in the oven (without foil as I've read on some of your other posts) and cooling them to room temp, does wrapping them in foil to put in the fridge keep them for any longer or should we just put in the fridge? Also how long will they keep for in the fridge either wrapped or unwrapped?
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Manage your food costs without changing the portion size of the French fries

Aug 26, 2016
Q: My goal is to give customers a hot crispy, fresh out of the fryer, five-ounce portion of cooked frozen French fries. However, my employees must be serving more than that because when I do the math we always come up short for the projected yield.
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Will A Week In A Walk In Cooler Effect The Starch In Russet Potatoes?

Aug 22, 2016
Q: I have to store 5 boxes of Russet potatoes in my walk-in cooler for 1 week at a time. They will then go into my kitchen to be used throughout the next week for French fries, mashed and baked potatoes. My walk-in ranges from 35-40 degrees depending on how often the door is opened. Will that one week in the cooler cause the sugar content to get too high in the potatoes for my cooking needs?
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What Is The Best Potato To Use For A Rosin Baked Potato?

Aug 15, 2016
Q: What is the best potato to use for a rosin baked potato?
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What Causes Soggy Baked Potatoes?

Aug 4, 2016
Q: We spend summers in Washington State and winters in Arizona. Why are all of the potatoes baked in Washington soggy, not fluffy as the ones I bake in Arizona? I have tried russets from about every market source in Washington and the result is always the same - soggy, even if slightly under baked.
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I Have A Gourmet Food Truck And Want To Serve Fresh Cut Idaho French Fries. How Do I Go About Accomplishing This?

Jul 27, 2016
Q: I Have a Gourmet Food Truck and want to serve fresh cut French fries.  Can you give me some tips?
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How Would I Ship A Gift Box of Idaho® Potatoes To My Friends?

Jul 18, 2016
Q: I want to ship a carton of Idaho potatoes out of state any tips you would be willing to share?
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Can I Boil My Potatoes With The Skins On Two Days Before I Make Potato Salad? Using Whole Potatoes?

Jul 11, 2016
Q: Can I boil my potatoes with skin on two days before I make potato salad? Using whole potatoes?
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What Is The Main Reason For Blanching Potatoes For Fresh Cut Fries?

Jul 7, 2016
Q: What is the main reason for blanching potatoes for fresh cut fries?
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Can I Purchase No.2 Potatoes In Cartons?

Jul 5, 2016
Q: Can I get No. 2 potatoes in boxes or cartons for my fresh cut fries? It would seem that the potatoes would stack easier than the bags and our employees might not have to be so careful about opening the bag and having potatoes spill out before we have finished using each bag. I have already stopped using the burlap bags as I found that if I didn’t get the burlap off the potatoes completely sometimes the fries looked like they might have a human hair when the burlap piece turned black from the fryer.
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