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How Long Does it Take for a Potato to Turn Green When Exposed to Light

Apr 4, 2014
Q: How long will it take a potato to turn green when exposed to light?
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Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes Reinvented

Mar 20, 2014
Q: Do you have any ideas on something different I could try when pairing meatloaf with mashed potatoes?
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Freezing Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Mar 14, 2014
Q: Can homemade mashed potatoes be frozen?
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Basics of Storing Idaho® Potatoes

Mar 10, 2014
Q: What is the best way to store Idaho® potatoes?
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What to do With the Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Mar 2, 2014
Q: At my restaurant we serve a lot of entrees with a side of Idaho® mashed potatoes and while I love how popular this is with our customers, we often end up with extra.  I would like to use these up before making a new batch…any suggestions on what else I can do with them?
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Should I Be Eating The Skin Of The Potato?

Feb 10, 2014
Q: I just eat the insides of a baked potato but my girlfriend says the skin is even better for me to consume. Is she right? Should I eat the entire potato or peel the skin? Help me understand the why! Will I lose some of the nutrition if I always peel my russet potatoes for mashed, fries, hash browns, etc.?
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Double Order Of Potatoes... For Two?

Jan 21, 2014
Q: Don’t you think that chains serve too big a portion? I can’t possibly eat all those mashed potatoes by myself. Signed, Clean Plate Club.
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Can I Freeze Mashed Potatoes?

Jan 11, 2014
Q: I made more potatoes than I needed for a party, now I need to know…can I freeze Mashed potatoes?
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Is There An Increase In Potato Consumption Due To The Stressful Economy?

Dec 16, 2013
Q: Are you seeing fast food and casual dining guests order more potatoes because they are a comfort food, or a comforting food, against the stress of the economy?
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Targeting Price Conscious Diners With Idaho® Potatoes

Dec 4, 2013
Q: I think I need to get with the program and offer some value priced menu items to capture price conscious diners. Any suggestions?
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