[1] Better than French fries! (photo by Lauren Kurella © Idaho Potato Commission. [2] The Cal Red variety of Idaho® potatoes (photo courtesy Idaho Potato Commission).   Wanting to contribute something delicious-but-easy to a Father’s Day cookout, we made these Crispy Grilled Potatoes. Truth to tell, we could have eaten the whole batch ourselves. We […]

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[1] A special Potato Chip Omelet for brunch, with optional bacon. Recipe and photo © Idaho Potato Commission. [2] Most home cooks have dried thyme in the cupboard, but fresh thyme adds a brighter, zingy taste (photo © Good Eggs). [3] You can buy potato chips or make your own. How about these crispy baked […]

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[1] This potato salad with classic Burmese ingredients can be served warm or chilled. The recipe was developed by Tina of Love Is In My Tummy, for the Idaho Potato Commission (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Some of the authentic Burmese ingredients that are blended with the traditional potatoes and mayo (photo © Idaho […]

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Potato salad as first course? Sure, when it’s as elegant and complex as this Stacked Purple Potato & Cucumber Salad recipe, from the Idaho Potato Commission. The recipe is a fusion of American potato salad and Middle Eastern tabouli (tabbouleh). Of course, you can still serve the potato salad, unstacked, as a side dish.   […]

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[1] Delicious: a baked potato filled with a tomato-basil balsamic relish (photo courtesy Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Russet Burbank variety of russet potatoes (photo courtesy Idaho Potato Commission). [3] An artichoke-stuffed baked potato. Here’s the recipe from Bonefish Grill.   This recipe, from the Idaho Potato Commission, was titled “Spring Baked Potato.” But given that […]

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We’re making lots of these sweet potato chips (photo #1) for Super Bowl Sunday. It’s very easy. The chips have a slight flavor kick over traditional sweet potato chips: flavored olive oil. The Lucero olive oil company made them with their Mandarin Orange Olive Oil (photo #2). We have numerous flavored oils, so we’re making […]

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[1] Chocolate-covered potato chips with a sprinkle of red chile flakes (photo courtesy My Food Story). [2] Chocolate-covered pretzel rods with holiday sprinkles. Here’s the recipe from Taste Of Home).   If you like to give homemade gifts or party favors, how about chocolate-covered potato chips or pretzels? While you can find them at retailers, […]

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[1] A hearty dinner dish, this paella has a twist: potatoes (photo courtesy Black Gold Farms). [2] Red potatoes (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [3] It’s easy to make a vegan paella, since the recipe uses no dairy products. This version replaces meat with cauliflower florets (photo courtesy Blossom Restaurant | NYC).   There’s no saffron […]

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