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My Potatoes Are Slightly Green and Taste Bitter, Why?

Apr 22, 2022
Q: Hello! Tonight we fried some Idaho baking potatoes as chips. When I was peeling them, I noticed some of the ones we used had green under the skin and the eyes had started to sprout. Unfortunately, the potatoes weren't properly stored, but not much I could do about that other than peel and prep for use as chips. When we went to eat them, we noticed the chips had a bitter taste to them. We used new, unsealed canola oil in a dutch oven configured as a deep fryer. The temperature was held between 320 and 360. and chips were cooked for about 5-7 minutes. The chips were not burned, had been rinsed, soaked for an hour+, and dried before cooking. Any suggestions as to why they were bitter? I know about solanine in the skin but figured peeling would remove the bitterness. Does the solanine permeate the potato? 
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Which Potato Has The Most Vitamins And Nutrients In It?

Apr 15, 2022
Q: Which potato has the most vitamins and nutrients in it?
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How Long Does It Take To Roast Cubed Potatoes In The Oven?

Apr 8, 2022
Q: How long does it take to roast cubed potatoes in the oven?
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Do I Soak My Potatoes To Avoid Them Turning Gray?

Apr 1, 2022
Q: I have baby bite-sized potatoes that peeling isn't necessary. Do I soak them to avoid them turning gray?
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If I Boil a Potato In Water With Skin, Is It Safe For Me To Refrigerate It and Eat The Next Day?

Mar 25, 2022
Q: If I boil potato in water (with skin on), is it safe for me to refrigerate it and eat it the day after...Also, is it better for me to peel it before refrigerating it or is it crucial to put it in bag with less possible air in it. Thank you!
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Do Potatoes Need To Be On Plastic Wrap Or Could It Be Parchment Paper (to Freeze)?

Mar 18, 2022
Q: Do potatoes need to be on plastic wrap or could it be parchment paper (to freeze)?
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Why Are Potato Skins Not As Thick As They Once Were?

Mar 11, 2022
Q: In the 50s & 60s, our baked potatoes had a thick skin. For a person that 'eats the skins', they were fantastic. Starting in the 70s, and definitely in the 80s, thick skins were no where to be found. I'm guessing the restaurant trade bought them, leaving us with only thin-skinned potatoes. Do you know why potato skins are not as thick as they once were?
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A Few Potatoes in My Bag are Leaking Liquid And Smell Bad. Do I Have to Throw Them All Away?

Mar 4, 2022
Q: A few potatoes in my bag are leaking liquid and smell bad. Do I have to throw them all away?
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Should I Cut Extra-Large Potatoes Before or After Baking?

Feb 25, 2022
Q: Should I cut extra-large potatoes before or after baking? Various sizes of potatoes were in the bag.
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Can I Cut Blemishes Off of Potatoes Before Baking?

Feb 18, 2022
Q: Can I cut blemishes off of potatoes before baking? 
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