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What's the best way to open a baked potato?
Never use a knife for opening a baked potato; it flattens the surface and alters the normal fluffy texture of a baked Idaho® spud. Instead, pierce the potato with a fork, once lengthwise and crosswise. Press the potato at both ends and it will "blossom".
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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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