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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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Why Do My Potatoes Taste Like Dirt?

Jun 3, 2016
Q: Suddenly the potatoes I purchased taste like dirt; even after washing, peeling and boiling the dirt taste doesn't go away. What can I do to remedy this?
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Is There A Way To Prevent Pre-Peeled Potatoes From Graying?

May 18, 2016
Q: Can I slice potatoes with the skin on, wrap in foil and keep in the refrigerator without the potatoes turning gray or black. I will be grilling them 4-5 hours after prepping them
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What Causes The Center Of Potatoes To Be Black And Can I Eat Them?

May 16, 2016
Q: Today I cut open my potato and found that the middle was black. What cause this to happen and are they still consumable?
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What Is The Food Safety Risk In Eating Thawed Hashbrown Potatoes?

May 13, 2016
Q: They are not out of date, and I'm not at all worried about the consistency, but I would like to know what the specific risk is in eating.  I'm studying food safety and sanitation right now, and the only issue addressed relative to potatoes is baked ones that are improperly stored.
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Are Slightly Soft Potatoes Okay To Cook & Eat?

May 11, 2016
Q: Is it ok to cook and eat slightly soft potatoes?  
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How Many Days Ahead Can You Make Potato Salad?

May 9, 2016
Q:  I am making 30 lbs. of Potato Salad for a graduation party. Can I cook the potatoes and eggs three days in advance and not mix other ingredients until the 3rd day, would that be Okay?
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Are Discolored Russets That Are Pink Or Purple Safe To Use And Why Do They Discolor?

May 2, 2016
Q: I had bought some russet potatoes and they were pink or purple inside. Why is this? Is it safe to eat?
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