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Is Ten Days To Long To Wait And Cook Peeled And Cut French Fries?

Sep 25, 2017
Q: I peeled and sliced a LOT of potatoes for homemade French fries - ended up not cooking them yet. They've been in cold water for 10 days in the refrigerator, are still white and healthy looking. Are they safe to rinse, dry and fry - and eat?
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When Blanching Fries How Long Will They Keep In A Cooler & What Piece Of Equipment Would You Recommend For A Spin Dry?

May 24, 2017
Q: How long will the blanched (in oil) fries last in the cooler? What would piece of equipment would you recommend for a spin dry!
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Is A Boiled Potato Left Out All Night Safe For Consumption?

Apr 22, 2016
Q: We boiled potatoes last night and they were left out at room temperature all night are they safe to eat?
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My Hash Browns Have Thawed. What Do I Do?!

Mar 2, 2015
Q: I have several packages of hash browns in my garage refrigerator freezer. I noticed that the freezer is not keeping them frozen solid. They are soft, but still very cold and have ice crystals. Is there a risk with cooking and eating them? If so, what specifically would be the concern?
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How To Preserve Fresh Cut Fries

Aug 22, 2014
Q: We want to preserve our fresh cut fries and have been told to submerge them in a bath of cold water with E233 to preserve the freshness. What are your comments on how effective this method would be?
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Eating Left-Over Potatoes

Jun 11, 2014
Q: I have forgotten which episode and cannot find it on his website but Dr. Oz said not to eat leftover baked potatoes and gave the reason(s). Do you have any idea what he was talking about? I usually eat one-half of a baked potato one night and the other half the next night.
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Can I Eat Leftover Baked Potatoes?

Apr 2, 2014
Q: I have forgotten which episode and cannot find it on his website but Dr. Oz said not to eat leftover baked potatoes and gave the reason(s).  Do you have any idea what he was talking about?  I usually eat one-half of a baked potato one night and the other half the next night.
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Dr. Potato Loves All Potatoes Not Just The One’s Recommended By Prevention Magazine -Organic Potatoes

Feb 7, 2014
Q: Prevention Magazine suggests that consumers pick only organic potatoes for their consumption. While organic is available most times at the markets I shop at, they are more expensive, especially when I buy for my family, usually wanting 5-10 pounds at a time. Are conventional potatoes as bad as they make them out to be?
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Is It Safe To Prepare A Potato Dish With Dairy Products In Advance To Serving It?

Sep 24, 2013
Q: Can I make a recipe for mashed potatoes that contains cream cheese a week in advance and then reheat to serve?
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How should I store my prepared potatoes?

Apr 9, 2013
Q: I made a mashed potato and sardine mix for something similar to the croquettes on your recipe website. Should I store this mixture at room temperature, in the fridge, or in the freezer?
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