Our Unique Tip is Perfect for Potato Salad Season - Watch the Dawn Wells Potato Peeling Video on YouTube and idahopotato.com.
EAGLE, Idaho, April 11, 2014—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.
Seven years ago the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) invited Dawn Wells, who portrayed Mary Ann on the popular television program Gilligan’s Island, to demonstrate a unique way to peel Idaho® potatoes. The video became a YouTube sensation and generated more than 11 million views.
With potato salad season just around the corner, this trick is sure to become a commonplace preparation method in your household.
About the Idaho Potato Commission
Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous “Grown in Idaho®” seal, a federally registered certification mark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's growing season of warm days and cool nights, ample mountain-fed irrigation and rich volcanic soil, give Idaho Potatoes their unique texture, taste and dependable performance, that differentiates Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
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Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous "Grown in Idaho®" seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's ideal growing conditions, including rich, volcanic soil, climate and irrigation differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
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