EAGLE, Idaho (May 22, 2013)—The Dr. Potato Blog, the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) popular resource for frequently asked questions about the state’s top crop, now has its own address. For answers to puzzling ingredient, technique and menu queries about Idaho® potatoes, the Doctor is in at dr.idahopotato.com. Even better, operators will find useful tips for maximizing the appeal and profitability of their Idaho® potato offerings.
Don Odiorne, IPC Vice President-Foodservice and Idaho potato industry veteran, applies his practical and culinary experience to each response. His current posts tackle timely topics like healthy Idaho® potato menu options, the best internal temperature for a baked Idaho® potato, and techniques for baking 50 Idaho® potatoes at a time.
Submit an Idaho® potato question to Dr. Potato at dr.idahopotato.com. To browse the Idaho Potato Commission’s foodservice recipe database, “Passionate About Potatoes” foodservice ad campaign, and shippers and processor directory, or to download the Idaho Potato Commission Foodservice Toolkit, visit foodservice.idahopotato.com. To order a “Passionate About Potatoes” chef recipe set, email the Idaho Potato Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 208-334-2350.
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 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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