Creamy Potato Salad

June 4, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado’s Potato Salad Adventure

When I was growing up and learning to cook I knew only three kinds of potatoes. Baking potatoes,  boiling potatoes, and sweet potatoes.  Large brown russet potatoes were baking potatoes and  belonged  with Sunday dinner and holidays, but the leftovers could be made into home … Continue reading

Idaho® Fingerling Pie

March 12, 2015
by Mimi Holtz
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Idaho® Fingerling Potato Pie with Sausage and Cheddar

I was invited by the Idaho Potato Commission to develop a recipe using  Idaho® potatoes for March Nutrition Month.  Did you know that colorful foods are rich in antioxidants?  Eating lots of colorful foods rich in antioxidants can help to protect the … Continue reading

potato appetizers

October 23, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Teton Springs Lodge in Victor, Idaho: Part 5 of Idaho Potato Harvest Tour

On the last day of the Idaho Potato Harvest Tour,  our group arrived in Victor, Idaho for some rest and relaxation together, and to enjoy a different view of Idaho.   We were speechless when we reached our destination:  Teton … Continue reading

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

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

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