Are You Spud Stumped?

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According to a recent survey (February 2009), potatoes are America's favorite vegetable. With consumers watching both their waistlines and their wallets, potatoes are a nutritious and affordable menu option with limitless possibilities across flavor profiles and day parts.

Whether you have a curious query or are in need of Idaho potato-inspiration, visit to review recent postings by Dr. Potato - the Idaho Potato Commission's own, Don Odiorne. Odiorne is a foodservice veteran with over 20 years in the Idaho potato industry. His foodservice blog tackles tater's tastiest tips as well as techniques for providing palate pleasing and cost-conscious menu items.

In addition, you can view the IPC's quarterly newsletter, The Rave Review, online. Simply visit to see the latest issue and subscribe to future editions.

Spud Stumped Chef: What can I do with leftover baked potatoes?

Dr. Potato: Two obvious re-purposing options for leftover baked potatoes are twice stuffed spuds and potato skins...