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Food Safety with Idaho® Potato Salads

Apr 22, 2010
Q: Now that the warm weather is coming this way, can you explain more about the food safety issues of serving an Idaho® potato salad on a hot day?
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Fresh French Fry Tips

Apr 20, 2010
Q:    My fresh fries keep turning out limp, do you have any suggestions?
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Idaho® Potatoes at an Irish Pub

Apr 9, 2010
Q: We are an Irish pub and want to participate in our local township beer and food festival. Any suggestions on what to serve at our booth?
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Serving Idaho Potatoes at a Charity Event

Apr 7, 2010
Q: Do you have any suggestions for serving potatoes at our local charity events?
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Potato Chemistry

Apr 5, 2010
Q: Can you tell me a little bit about potato cooking chemistry?
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How to Make a Great Baked Potato at Home

Apr 1, 2010
Q: How do you make a baked potato at home that tastes as well as those you get from your favorite restaurant? My wife and I have tried everything…bake time, oven temp, size of potato etc. They still suck big time! What are we doing wrong?
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How to Serve Up Perfect Hand-cut Idaho® French Fries

Mar 30, 2010
Q: I am starting a new concession business. I want to provide the absolute best Idaho® French fries this market has ever seen. Can you help? We’re starting a new gourmet burger concept featuring hand-cut fries.  We are already capitalized for several locations and I want to be sure that we get the preparation method for our fries PERFECT from the start.  With a simple basic menu, we want to do a few things perfectly, including making the VERY BEST hand-cut fries in the market.
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The Real Deal

Mar 24, 2010
Q: How do I know if I’m really getting Idaho® potatoes?
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Q&A: Center of the Plate Potatoes

Mar 22, 2010
Q: I noticed that the CIA (Culinary Institute of America) in St. Helena recently held a nutrition conference called Produce First!  Any thoughts on how I can make potatoes more center of the plate?
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Do Idaho Farmers Grow Sweet Potatoes?

Mar 17, 2010
Q: My wife said that Idaho just grows russet potatoes and nothing else.  Why can’t the Idaho farmers grow sweet potatoes?
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