Idaho Potato Commission’s Recipe Resource Features Contemporary and Creative Tips For Enhancing Your Holiday Spread

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Eagle, ID, December 9, 2009 - With the holiday season in full swing, who couldn't use some inspirational ideas for entertaining? The Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) Holiday Recipe Resource for Preparing Perfect Potatoes is just the solution for dressing up your festive fixings. From perfect potato pancakes to superb soufflés, anyone can become a potato pro with the help of the IPC's recipe repertoire and educational videos.

Prominently featured on the recently revamped, the Holiday Recipe Resource shares a collection of 75 contemporary and creative Idaho® potato recipes as well as professional preparation tips for impressing your guests during Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year's and beyond. Some favorites include:

* Sweet Idaho® Potato and Ricotta Latkes;
* Parmesan Souffle Mashed Potatoes;
* Idaho® Potato Crab Cakes with Caper and Lime Sauce;
* Apple & Potato Wrapped Pork Tenderloin.

Both professional and home chefs unanimously agree that Idaho® potatoes are preferred when preparing your favorite potato dishes. With a high solids content (more potato and less water), Idaho® potatoes are guaranteed to mash up, bake up and fry up light and fluffy. For chef-inspired tips on preparing perfect potatoes, visit the Holiday Resource "Entertain Like a Pro" section. These educational and entertaining videos will have you dazzling your guests in no time.

Whether you're an amateur in the kitchen or avid entertainer, the Holiday Recipe Resource is sure to offer inspiration and exciting ideas for all of your special occasions. Visit to explore our collection of recipes, tips and everything you need to know about preparing Idaho® potatoes.

The Idaho Potato Commission is a state agency that is primarily responsible for expanding the markets for Idaho®-grown potatoes through advertising, promotion and research. The Commission also protects the use of the "Idaho® potato" and "Grown in Idaho®" seals, which are federally registered Certification Marks that belong to the IPC. These Marks ensure that consumers are purchasing potatoes that have been grown in the state of Idaho.