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How Would I Ship A Gift Box of Idaho® Potatoes To My Friends?

Jul 18, 2016
Q: I want to ship a carton of Idaho potatoes out of state any tips you would be willing to share?
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Can I Boil My Potatoes With The Skins On Two Days Before I Make Potato Salad? Using Whole Potatoes?

Jul 11, 2016
Q: Can I boil my potatoes with skin on two days before I make potato salad? Using whole potatoes?
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What Is The Main Reason For Blanching Potatoes For Fresh Cut Fries?

Jul 7, 2016
Q: What is the main reason for blanching potatoes for fresh cut fries?
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Can I Purchase No.2 Potatoes In Cartons?

Jul 5, 2016
Q: Can I get No. 2 potatoes in boxes or cartons for my fresh cut fries? It would seem that the potatoes would stack easier than the bags and our employees might not have to be so careful about opening the bag and having potatoes spill out before we have finished using each bag. I have already stopped using the burlap bags as I found that if I didn’t get the burlap off the potatoes completely sometimes the fries looked like they might have a human hair when the burlap piece turned black from the fryer.
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What is the preferred packaging materials for potatoes?

Jun 29, 2016
Q: What is the preferred packaging materials for potatoes?
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Can Idaho® potatoes be used to make doughnuts?

Jun 27, 2016
Q: Can Idaho® potatoes be used to make doughnuts?
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Are Mashed Potatoes Left Out Safe For Consumption?

Jun 15, 2016
Q: I had made some mashed potatoes and I accidently left them out for 3 hours, were they safe to serve after being left out?
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Is There A Market For Potato Peels?

Jun 13, 2016
Q: I was reading a recent issue of Food & Wine magazine and saw a recipe for a potato peel tortilla, and it got me wondering about whether potato peels can be bought in the supermarket. The recipe called for 4 cups of peels, which struck me as being a lot of potatoes. I Googled potato peels and many references came up, usually around "don't throw your peels away" or "how to make use of potato peels." It got me thinking further about whether somebody like an Ore-Ida sells potato peels. Why not? They're healthful and there seems to be an abundance of ways to work with them.
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Are All Idaho® Potatoes Automatically Considered A Russet Potato?

Jun 9, 2016
Q: If the bag in the supermarket says simply Idaho baking potato is that automatically a russet?
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Can I Freeze German Potato Salad?

Jun 7, 2016
Q: Can you freeze German potato salad (no mayo/dairy)?
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