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How Should I Store Potatoes In A Warm Climate? Can They Be Kept In Fridge?

Sep 11, 2017
Q: How should I store potatoes in a warm climate? Can they be kept in fridge?
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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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My Mother Was Recently Placed On A Low-Sodium Diet

Jul 19, 2014
Q: This is a nutrition question that wasn’t answered on your (very comprehensive) FAQ page. My mother was recently placed on a low-sodium diet. We enjoy eating baked potatoes at restaurants, and some of the establishments we frequent salt the skin of the potatoes before baking. We understand there to be very little sodium in an unsalted baked potato. However, if one were to eat a baked potato prepared with a salted skin, and did not eat the skin (only the inside), is much of that sodium absorbed? Or does it primarily remain on the skin and the inside could be viewed as having relatively low sodium content? I’m hoping that a nutritionist or food science associated with your commission might be able to provide perspective on this, because we really would like to continue to enjoy baked potatoes at restaurants.
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How Long Should I Cook A 22 Ounce Potato?

Jul 9, 2014
Q: I've been looking to find information on how long and at what temperature to bake very large potatoes. Your website came closest, however, I have some even larger potatoes than listed (around 22 ounce a piece) and I simply can't find the information I'm looking for anywhere. Could you help me out?
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How To Store Fresh Cut Fries Overnight

Jun 18, 2014
Q: I tried storing fresh cut fries overnight in water and salt, and they foamed up and damaged the fries. Sometimes this works but most time there is foam and smell. Then we have to dump the pail of fries and have to re-cut more, which is wasting a lot of potatoes. Any tips would be a big help.
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Can I Eat Potatoes That Have Sprouted?

Jun 4, 2014
Q: Is it ok to eat potatoes that have sprouted?
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What Are The Most Popular Ways To Fix An Idaho® Potato When It Comes To Nutrition?

Feb 1, 2014
Q: I love potatoes and especially fries, mashed and baked. What is the healthiest way to prepare a potato?
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The Healthiest Way To Serve An Idaho® Potato

Nov 6, 2013
Q: What is the healthiest way to serve an Idaho® potato?
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The Healthiest Way To Cook An Idaho® Potato

Aug 28, 2013
Q: What is the healthiest way to cook Idaho® potatoes?
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Potatoes in School Lunches

May 31, 2013
Q: How did the Idaho Potato Commission handle USDA regulations that removed potatoes from school breakfast and lunch menus?   And how many potatoes are used in the school lunch program?
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