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Q&A: Center of the Plate Potatoes

Q:

I noticed that the CIA (Culinary Institute of America) in St. Helena recently held a nutrition conference called Produce First!  Any thoughts on how I can make potatoes more center of the plate?

A:

This is an easy one. First of all, many chefs develop recipes for the protein to be placed right on top of potatoes. Below is a list with links to some delicious examples!

Recipes from top to bottom, left to right:

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Idaho® Potato Crusted Red Snapper with Potato and Brussel Sprout Hash
Tenderloin of Beef with Roasted Shallot Idaho® Potatoes and a Merlot Reduction
Homemade Idaho® Potato Gnocchi – Bolognese
Golden Coins Topped with Country Mashed Idaho® Potatoes
Idaho Potato Cake Benedict