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Potato Flakes And Swedish Potato Casserole

While visiting Idaho potato country for the potato harvest, one of the most fascinating stops was the Idahoan dehydration plant. We watched the potatoes get peeled, cooked, mashed – and then this is the best part – rolled out on massive dryers that turned the potatoes into massive, paper-thin sheets. From there the sheets were […]

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Idaho Potatoes (And Sweet Potato Tart)

In our last installment of our trip to Idaho for the potato harvest with the Idaho Potato Commission, we looked at potato farming and packing. This time, we’re focusing on the most fun part: the eating. Whatever you think you know about the nutrition found in potatoes – you’re probably underestimating it. We learned from […]

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Celebrating the Idaho Potato Harvest (Part 1)

Consider the potato: Grown underground, covered with dirt, and not much to look at. But don’t let its humble exterior fool you — this mighty tuber’s power and potential can’t be overstated. Potatoes are nutritional powerhouses, appeal to a wide range of diets and palates, and are extremely versatile in just about every dish from […]

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Deviled Potatoes

St. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us, and it inspires us to get in touch with our inner leprechaun and create funny and mischievous treats. Now while these deviled potatoes aren’t necessarily Irish, or devilish, we like them because they’re just silly enough (and easy for kids to make) that they seem like fun for […]

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PotatoPalooza!

February is Potato Lover’s Month, and really, what better time of year to express your love for this amazing tuber? Did you know that…potatoes have more potassium per serving than any other fruit or vegetable, even bananas? That potatoes have no fat or cholesterol? That each year the average American eats 130 pounds of potatoes? […]

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The Gift of Fruit (and Veggies)

It’s that time of year for giving, and instead of the same old standbys, why not give the gift of fresh produce? Our friends over at Melissa’s have some wonderful gift baskets that will please even the pickiest eater. When we were scrolling through all of the choices, the Baby Veggie Basket ($71.99) was one […]

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