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Proper Way to Store Cooked Idaho Potatoes

Jul 23, 2010
Q: When cooking baked potatoes I usually cook extras (in tin foil) because there are so many things that I can do with them.  After they’ve cooled I usually put them in the fridge but then have to take them out to warm up for using.  However, my husband said it would be ok to leave them on the counter until ready to use.  I wanted to find out what is the proper way to store already cooked potatoes. A. I’m sorry to say that your husband loses this argument.  Think about potatoes wrapped in foil just like you would when canning vegetables.  Would you cook the vegetables and put them in a glass jar, seal it up and then leave it at room temperature?
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Q&A: Baking Potatoes Effectively

Oct 23, 2009
Q: We prepare and bake 1,200 Idaho Bakers for our annual BAR-B-QUE.  We normally wash them on Wednesday night and when they are dry we wrap in aluminum foil on Thursday and start baking on Friday morning, for serving that day.  Would it be acceptable if we wash and wrapped on Wednesday night while the bakers are still wet and start baking on Friday?
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Is There A High Volume Commercial French Fry Cutter

Oct 13, 2016
Q: We’ve been doing fresh cut French fries from Idaho Russet Burbank potatoes for years and because of the volume we are up to I was wondering if there is a better way to cut the potatoes than a small wall mounted tool that requires a staff worker with an extra strong arm to spend most of the day cutting one potato at a time. Save Save
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Ten steps to better homemade Idaho® Potato french fries

Jul 16, 2013
Q: Are there some tips on how I cannot screw up the relationship I have with homemade Idaho® French fries? What exactly are the pitfalls I need to avoid to please guests with the best fresh cut French fries?
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