October 13, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Idaho Potato Harvest Part 4: Idahoan Foods and Dehydrated Potatoes

Here we are at the Idahoan Foods plant in Lewisville, Idaho!  We have just learned how potatoes are dehydrated and made into potato flakes and dried potato slices.  We also had a chance to taste some delicious new potato casseroles … Continue reading

October 12, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Idaho Harvest Trip Part 3: Food Bloggers Dig Potatoes!

By the time we arrived at Brett Jensen’s farm near Idaho Falls,  all of the bloggers and dietitians were beginning to get acquainted.   We all knew this was a once-in-a-lifetime tour, and we were eager to spend as much … Continue reading

potato storage

October 11, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Idaho Potato Harvest Tour Part 2: All About Potatoes

Have you ever seen so many potatoes?   Imagine 13 billion pounds of potatoes…that’s how many are harvested each year in Idaho on 300,000 acres.  94 per cent of those potatoes are russets like these…and there are different varieties of russets … Continue reading

Jensen potato farm

October 10, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado’s Trip to Idaho with Idaho Potato Commission – Part 1

There are three things that I love to do more than anything else:  go new places, meet new people, and learn new things.  I’m sure this is one of the reasons I love blogging: there are so many opportunities to do … Continue reading

October 3, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Turkey, Bacon, and Onion Gravy on Idaho Baked Potato

A big box of beautiful baking potatoes arrived from Idaho this week.   What a wonderful surprise!  It came while I was visiting Idaho for the very first time with a group of bloggers who were invited by the Idaho … Continue reading

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