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Are the Yellow Patches on My Homegrown Potatoes Safe to Eat?

Q:

My potatoes have yellow patches on them when peeled, are they okay to eat? They are homegrown.

A:

It sounds like you have probably grown a variety that produced a yellow-tinged interior, which is common in many potato varieties. As long as the flesh is firm and free of decay you should be able to prepare the potatoes as desired.

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