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Common Grades of Potatoes

Jan 14, 2011
Q: What are the most common grades of potatoes? Do No. 2 potatoes taste different than No. 1 potatoes?
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Potato Chemistry in Cooking

Jan 11, 2011
Q: Can you have someone explain the potato chemistry in cooking?
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Preventing Precut Idaho® Potatoes from Turning Brown

Jan 3, 2011
Q: How can I keep my precut potatoes from turning brown?
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Idaho® Potatoes Are Rock Hard After Cooking Them in a Slow Cooker

Dec 31, 2010
Q: I bought a five pound bag of grown in Idaho® Russet Burbank potatoes .I put them in a slow cooker on low for six hours. The meat that was cooking along with the potatoes was cooked but the potatoes were hard as bricks. I tried nuking them and it helped a little but not enough. I then tried frying them and that helped some more, making them edible with lots of catsup. What is wrong with these potatoes?
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Preparing Scalloped Potatoes for Large Group Ahead of Time

Dec 28, 2010
Q: I need to make Jansson's Temptation (a Swedish version of scalloped potatoes) for a group of 70+ as a part of a holiday dinner.  Can scalloped potatoes be frozen before baking (or at least refrigerated), to allow me to put this dish together a few days before serving?
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How to cook 150 pounds of Idaho® potatoes in different size ovens.

Dec 27, 2010
Q: We have 4 different sized ovens and need to cook 150 pounds of Idaho® potatoes for a fundraiser. Is there a formula we can use to determine the appropriate cooking time for all these potatoes?
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Different Versions Of Idaho® Mashed Potatoes

Dec 22, 2010
Q: I want to wow my guests with more than one version of mashed potatoes. Any suggestions?
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What to Do When the Skin on My Idaho® Potatoes Is Green

Dec 20, 2010
Q: I got a great buy on ten pounds of Idaho potatoes and now I have discovered the skin is green. Are they safe to eat?
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Making Twice Baked Idaho® Potatoes for a Large Group in Advance

Dec 17, 2010
Q: I have always made twice baked Idaho® potatoes for our holidays.  Our family has grown and I want to enjoy Christmas Eve and Christmas.  I will need enough twice baked potatoes for 30 people.  How far in advance can they be made before baking in the oven Christmas Day?
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Garlic Flavor and Idaho® Potatoes

Dec 10, 2010
Q: I love garlic and want to pair a recipe up with potatoes. Seems like the restaurants I go to that serve garlic mashed potatoes are afraid that they will offend someone who orders this side dish, I can hardly ever taste the garlic… any suggestions?
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