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The Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck Hits the Road for its Third Cross-Country Tour with American Heart Association's Go Red for Women® Movement

Apr 17, 2014
The Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck Hits the Road for its Third Cross-Country Tour with American Heart Association's Go Red for Women® Movement

The head-turning, jaw-dropping Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck is back on the road for its third consecutive cross-country tour with a new message for women: Take care of your heart! The five-month long, 2014 Big Idaho® Potato Truck Tour kicked off in Boise, Idaho with waves, cheers, and hugs from the students of Riverside Elementary School and salutes from soldiers at the Air Force Base in Mountain Home.

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It's Easier Than Ever to Enjoy the Versatility of Idaho® Potatoes with This Quick Peeling Trick

Apr 11, 2014
It's Easier Than Ever to Enjoy the Versatility of Idaho® Potatoes with This Quick Peeling Trick

One of the most popular vegetables in the produce aisle is easier than ever to enjoy, especially when you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your family and friends. Our unique tip is perfect for potato salad season. Watch the Dawn Wells potato peeling video on YouTube and idahopotato.com.
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Idaho Potato Commission Conducts National Survey to Celebrate Potato Lover’s Month

Feb 27, 2014
Idaho Potato Commission Conducts National Survey to Celebrate Potato Lover’s Month

And the survey says...we live in a tater nation! In a new survey by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), 97% of Americans said they eat potatoes and more than 81% enjoy them as a side dish, snack or main course on average of three days per week.
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Idaho® Potato Virtual Side Dish Challenge Features Six New Delicious Recipes from Spud-Loving Food Bloggers

Feb 19, 2014
Idaho® Potato Virtual Side Dish Challenge Features Six New Delicious Recipes from Spud-Loving Food Bloggers

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) teamed up with six popular bloggers from across the country to each create a tantalizing new Idaho® potato recipe to vie for votes in the Virtual Side Dish Challenge. The blogger whose recipe receives the most votes will earn her local Meals On Wheels chapter a $5,000 donation from the IPC made in the blogger’s name.
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Idaho Potato Commission Announces Russet Recipe Rescues

Feb 4, 2014
Idaho Potato Commission Announces Russet Recipe Rescues

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) comes to the rescue! As part of its Russet Recipe Rescue competition, IPC selected the recipes in the greatest need of a rescue and remade them to trim calories and fat and gain nutrition while maintaining their delicious flavor.
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Two Big Idaho® Potatoes Ring in the New Year

Jan 6, 2014
Two Big Idaho® Potatoes Ring in the New Year

As the saying goes “we grow ‘em big in Idaho” and that’s no joke. On New Year’s Eve, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) was a sponsor of the inaugural New Year’s Eve Idaho® Potato Drop in downtown Boise, ID. The Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck, Spuddy Buddy and 40,000 revelers rang in 2014 as a 17-foot long glowing potato was lowered from a crane into the crowd as the countdown to midnight began.

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Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Kicked Off its Third Consecutive Year with a Match-up Between the San Diego State Aztecs and Buffalo Bulls

Dec 31, 2013
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Kicked Off its Third Consecutive Year with a Match-up Between the San Diego State Aztecs and Buffalo Bulls

The San Diego State Aztecs went up against the Buffalo Bulls to bring home the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl ”bowl” on Saturday, December 21 in a cold-weather showdown on the blue turf in Boise, Idaho. With attendance topping 28,000, the game, now owned by ESPN, was telecast live during prime viewing time and enjoyed by more than two million fans.

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Idaho Potato Commission Partners with Popular Food Bloggers to Create Delicious Recipe Videos for the Holidays

Dec 19, 2013
Idaho Potato Commission Partners with Popular Food Bloggers to Create Delicious Recipe Videos for the Holidays

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is celebrating the holiday season in style with help from some of the country’s most beloved food bloggers – home chefs who are creating inspirational new menu ideas using Idaho® potatoes! Consumers will be able to view instructional step-by-step recipe demo videos from blogger/home chefs Nicole Presley of Presley’s Pantry, Sara O’Donnell of Average Betty, as well as La Fuji Mama, Geez Louise and more on idahopotato.com and the IPC’s YouTube channel.
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Fueled by Idaho® Potatoes, RODS Racing Triathlon Team Celebrates Triumphant Year

Dec 17, 2013
Fueled by Idaho® Potatoes, RODS Racing Triathlon Team Celebrates Triumphant Year

It was a milestone year for RODS Racing and their biggest sponsor, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC). With a generous $50,000 donation from the IPC, RODS Racing was able to double the size of its team to more than 100 athletes who have each pledged to raise $1,000 to help find homes in the United States for orphaned children with Down syndrome.

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Idaho Potato Commission to the Rescue! Give Your Favorite Potato Recipes a Healthy Makeover

Nov 5, 2013
Idaho Potato Commission to the Rescue! Give Your Favorite Potato Recipes a Healthy Makeover

Just in time for the holidays, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) launched Russet Recipe Rescue, an opportunity for consumers to lighten up of their favorite Idaho® potato recipes and win supermarket gift cards and fresh Idaho® potatoes.
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