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Keeping Stuffed Baked Idaho® Potatoes in a Hot Holding Cabinet

Nov 24, 2010
Q: We are currently introducing our stuffed baked potato program using your 50 count Idaho® potatoes, and would like to know how long we are able to keep the potatoes in the hot holding cabinet once they have been baked, and if there is anything we can do to use the leftover potatoes should we have any?
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Mashed Potato Preparation Tips, Sure to Ease Your Holiday Cooking

Nov 23, 2010
Q: I am doing mashed potatoes for the first time for my family and can’t afford to make any mistakes. I guess I should have paid attention to Mom and Grandma when I hung around the kitchen as now they are coming to my place. Can you give me an outline of easy to follow tips and information?
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Making Mashed Idaho® Potatoes Ahead of Time

Nov 22, 2010
Q: How can I fix mashed Idaho® potatoes ahead of time?
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What to do With Leftover Mashed Idaho® Potatoes

Nov 8, 2010
Q: Is there anything interesting to do with leftover mashed Idaho® potatoes?
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What to do With Leftover Baked Idaho® Potatoes

Nov 5, 2010
Q: Is there anything interesting to do with leftover baked Idaho® potatoes?
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Sugar Content in Idaho® Potatoes

Nov 3, 2010
Q: I saw something on the Pocatello, Idaho news about fresh potatoes being excluded from the WIC programs for purchasing fruit or vegetables. The quote that disturbed me was that someone who owned a health store there was quoted as saying that a large potato contains a cup of sugar. Is that possible?
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What Idaho® Potato Variety Should I Use for Fresh Cut French Fries?

Nov 1, 2010
Q: Do you have a recommendation as to what variety of Idaho® potato I should use for making fresh cut French fries?
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Potassium and Idaho® Potatoes

Oct 29, 2010
Q: I heard that Idaho® potatoes have more potassium than a banana. Can that possibly be true?
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Mashed or Smashed Idaho® Potatoes for Thanksgiving?

Oct 27, 2010
Q: Should I mash or smash Idaho® potatoes for Thanksgiving?
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How to Make the Perfect Baked Potato

Oct 25, 2010
Q: Is it OK to bake my Idaho® potatoes in foil?
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