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My Mashed Potatoes Were Left Out Overnight, Can I Still Eat Them?

May 20, 2020
Q: My instant mashed potatoes were left out overnight with no eggs, butter or cream (just water). Can I still eat these or should I throw them away?
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Should I Soak My Fresh-cut French Fries in Salt Before Frying?

May 15, 2020
Q: What kind of salt, Kosher or Sea salt, should I use to soak my fresh-cut French fries in before frying?
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My Potatoes Have Started to Sprout, Can I Plant Them in My Garden and Grow My Own?

May 12, 2020
Q: I have a bag of potatoes, grown in Idaho, and the "eyes" are starting to sprout. I live in Massachusetts and would like to grow my own potatoes in my garden. If I cut the potatoes up and plant them, will new potatoes grow?
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Can I Use Frozen Diced Potatoes in Potato Salad?

May 5, 2020
Q: Can I use frozen (then thawed) diced potatoes in potato salad?
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Do I Need to Wash My Potatoes with Soap?

Apr 9, 2020
Q: Last night, I washed our bakers, scrubbed them with a vegetable brush and water, and then plopped them into dish soap and water bath for 20 seconds. This was at advice of a doctor video I saw two days ago. Then, this morning, I read not to use anything but water, What do you recommend?
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Are Potatoes Safe to Eat During the COVID-19 Outbreak?

Mar 30, 2020
Q: With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, I want to know that the food I eat is safe and doesn't pose a risk of infection. Am I okay to eat fresh potatoes that I buy from the grocery store? Should I keep my potatoes in quarantine for 14 days after purchase? Finally, do I need to wash the potatoes with soap or will water do?
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Top 5 Ways to Store Potatoes at Home

Mar 26, 2020
Q: I bought three 10 lb bags Idaho® Potatoes at the store and I'm wondering what is the best way to store them to extend their shelf life?
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My Potatoes Were Stored Correctly and Still Turned Green, Please Help!

Mar 23, 2020
Q: I bought a bag of white potatoes and stored in humid area, covered well, and they turned green. Why would this happen?
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Do Some Varieties of Potatoes Have Less Starch Than Others?

Feb 20, 2020
Q: Regarding starch in potatoes…do some varieties have less starch than others?
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Do I need to Cold Rinse and Drain Ribbon Fries Before Frying?

Feb 13, 2020
Q: I want to make Ribbon fries, but need to know the first step…is it best to cut, cold rinse, drain and then fry? Or can you just cut and fry?
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