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It's All In The Description...

Apr 16, 2015
Q: Would enhancing the description or playing upon the style of cooking or quality of ingredients help my baked potato sales? I do use Idaho Russet Burbank’s but on the menu it just lists as Baked Taters.
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Dr. Potato 2015 “Is It Real?” What Does The Great Big Idaho Potato Truck “Spud” Really Look Like Without Its Clothes?

Apr 2, 2015
Q: Some people may be fooled, but I’m not. That giant Idaho potato that has been touring the country isn’t real. I want to know what it looks like underneath that russet colored skin.
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Idaho’s Reputation For Big Potatoes

Mar 19, 2015
Q: Why did Idaho get a reputation for big potatoes?
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Would You Like Fries With That And How To Replace Lost Potato Sales

Feb 12, 2015
Q: We used to have just one choice of a side with our bundled meals and that was fries. Now we have lots of side dish options and I think I have discovered why my food costs have been climbing... the fries were much more profitable than offering a side salad or fruit. How can I get my profits back up?
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Yellow Fleshed vs Yukon® Gold Potatoes

Jan 17, 2015
Q: Can you please give me more information on Yukon Gold potatoes? I just bought 60 lbs. of potatoes from a local Mennonite farmer here in South Western Ontario, Canada. I asked two or three times specifically for Yukon Gold—and the reply was “Yes, these are Yukon Gold”. After I got home I looked at the bag and it says “yellow fleshed” and I am not really happy and they are definitely not “Yukon Golds”. My understanding is that Yukon Gold is a type of yellow fleshed but very distinct look and taste.
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Slow Cooker Recipes For Mashed Potatoes

Dec 22, 2014
Q: Do you have any slow cooker recipes for mashed potatoes and other tips for this kind of cooking?
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The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make When Baking Potatoes

Dec 15, 2014
1. Thinking that all russets are the same -When plant scientist Luther Burbank came up with a few seeds in his garden that were different from the res...
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Is There One Best Way To Make Fresh Cut Fries For My Restaurant?

Nov 7, 2014
Q: I see a lot of tips on making fresh cut fries on the internet and some seem to conflict each other. Is there one best way to be successful at serving my customers a fresh fry?
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Potato Chips

Oct 15, 2014
Here are three things you can do right now, I promise, that will improve how your home made potato chips turn out and one bonus idea! Start with ...
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Consumer Potato Recipes

Oct 13, 2014
Q: Does the www.idahopotato.com have a section just for consumer recipes? I am a professional chef, do you also have food service potato recipes? If I have potatoes and want to find a recipe for a scalloped potato casserole, is there a way to find more than just one on the web site?
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