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How Do I Prevent Potatoes from Turning Black When Frying or Cooking?

Feb 13, 2019
Q: How do we prevent potatoes that we planted from turning black when frying or cooking  (not when peeling)?
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Dr Potato 2018 - The Most Searched Questions and Answers for Idaho® Potato Tips

Dec 27, 2018
Q: Just want to thank Dr. Potato for all of the great Idaho potato tips; I have used them frequently over the past several years. Just out of curiosity, what are the most searched for posts?
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My Fresh-Cut French Fries Turned Black in the Refrigerator, Are They Safe to Eat?

Jun 22, 2018
Q: I cut potatoes into French fry slices and left them in the refrigerator for a few days. They are partly black in color, are they safe to eat?
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Black Spots When Peeling My Russets

Dec 26, 2017
Q: I cut off some black spots when peeling my russets, but when I boiled the potatoes a few more appeared. Why is that?
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Can I Freeze Cooked Scalloped Potatoes?

Dec 9, 2013
Q: I made enough scalloped potatoes to feed everyone in my town.  Can I freeze them?
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Are My Black Potatoes Still Good To Eat?

Nov 25, 2013
Q: I cut up vegetables and put them along with a chuck roast in a freezer bag, to have a meal ready for the crock pot when I had surgery. I took the bag out of the freezer last night, dumped the ingredients in the crock pot and refrigerated until this morning. It has been cooking on low for 5 hours and all of the potatoes are black. After researching, I found I should have blanched them first.  Are they still good to eat?
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Why Do My Idaho® Potatoes Sometimes Turn Black

Oct 11, 2013
Q: Why do my potatoes sometimes turn black after I cook them?
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My Idaho® Potatoes Looked Good On The Outside But Turns Out The Inside Was Rotten

Aug 13, 2013
Q: I purchased Idaho® potatoes and they looked good but it turns out they were rotten on the inside, why did this happen?
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My Potatoes Turned Gray in the Slow Cooker

Feb 12, 2013
Q: I made a slow cooker meal with chunks of Idaho potatoes that I placed in a tin foil pack in the bottom of the slow cooker. I put a whole fryer chicken on top of the foil pack and cooked the chicken on low for 7 hours. After 7 hours, I opened up the foil to find some very gray potato chunks. What happened? Are they safe to eat?
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My Potatoes Turned Black

Nov 9, 2012
Q: Why did my potatoes turn black?
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