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Funeral Potatoes Bring Comfort and Save Families from Having to Cook in a Time of Stress

Mar 13, 2018
Q: I was asked to bring funeral potatoes to a friend’s house after the service, and having grown up in the Northeast, I had no idea what these were. Someone said search “Utah funeral food” or “Idaho potato casserole dishes.” Now that I have found it, what’s the preference… scalloped or hash browns? Fresh or frozen? Is canned soup an essential ingredient? Are the expectations plain and simple and maybe a little bland, or can I spice it up?
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The Weather Outside Is Frightful… Idaho Potato Recipe Suggestions For Being Stuck Inside

Feb 16, 2018
Q: When the weather outside is frightful, do you have any favorite Idaho® potato recipe suggestions for being stuck inside?
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I Prepped My Potatoes Last Night, Refrigerated Overnight, But Now They are Turning Black. Are They Safe to Eat?

Feb 7, 2018
Q: I prepped my potatoes last night by slicing them, added colored peppers, mushrooms and butter. I then covered them with foil and refrigerated overnight. I’m currently baking them now and they are turning black. Are they safe to eat?
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Why Do Potatoes Sometimes Taste “Earthy”

Jan 29, 2018
Q: Why do have an “earthy” flavor sometimes after you cook them?
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Top Food Blogger Recipes Of 2017

Dec 28, 2017
Q: I found a previous post that Dr. Potato had a listing of top 10 best food blogger potato recipes, do you have a 2017 List?
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My Potatoes Turned Pink After Peeling

Dec 13, 2017
Q: We prepared a lot of russet potatoes for mashing by peeling first, then placing the whole potatoes in water before boiling. The potatoes turned pink, any thoughts on what caused this?
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The Best Tips And Tricks For An Idaho Mashed Potato Demonstation

Nov 21, 2017
Q: I am a student of food and I have volunteered to be on a local television show to talk about how much I love Idaho potatoes as well as demonstrate how to make them. Any tips that might help me get through this and look like an expert?
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I Am A Hosting Youth Halloween Party And Want To Know What Would Be The Best Way To Do A Mr. Potato Head Project?

Oct 16, 2017
Q: I am hosting a youth Halloween party and I want to do a "Mr. Potato Head" project with 20-30 next week. I need to know: 1) If I bake the potatoes ahead of time, then put them into the refrigerator, how long can they stay out at room temperature while the kids decorate them? 2) Then what is the best way to reheat them so the kids can eat them?
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How Do I Determine How Old The Carton Of Potatoes Are That Were Delivered To My Restaurant Today? Some Are Shriveled Up But Others Are Still Wet.

Aug 28, 2017
Q: Exactly how old are my potatoes that I ordered from the food service distributor this week? They are supposed to be new crop. How can I find out?
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Why Is There A Pink Streak In My Russet Potato?

Apr 27, 2017
Q: I recently cut into a russet and it had a long line of pink running across top. Looked like I cut it in half and ran a pink highlighter across the length about 1/4 inch from the side. Is that normal?
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