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What Is The Crystallized Grainy Sugar Substance In My Baked Potato?

Jul 12, 2022
Q: I baked a white spud potato and when done I cut it open and I noticed crystallized grainy sugary substance. What is that?  
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What Are The Thread Like Strings In My Potatoes?

Jul 12, 2022
Q: What are the thread like strings in my potatoes?  
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Does Grating The Potato And Rinsing It Remove Any Protein Or Fiber?

Jul 12, 2022
Q: Does grating the potato and rinsing it remove any protein or fiber? Does rinsing the grated potato in warm water remove additional starch compared to cold water? Do you know any source of nutritional analysis for grated, rinsed potato?
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I Want To Make A Gallon Of Potato Salad, How Many Potatoes Do I Need?

Jul 8, 2022
Q: I want to make a gallon of potato salad, how many potatoes do I need?
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How Far Ahead Of An Event Can I Prepare Cheesy Potatoes?

Jul 6, 2022
Q: How far ahead of an event can I prepare cheesy potatoes?
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Why Am I Finding Hard Spots In My Yellow Potatoes No Matter How Long I Cook Them?

Jul 1, 2022
Q: Why am I finding hard spots in my yellow potatoes no matter how long I cook them or what cooking method I use? These are yellow flesh potatoes but are not labeled as "Yukon Gold". This has happened with the last two bags of potatoes I bought. There are areas that do not cook; when I bite them they are hard and crunchy like a raw potato. The potatoes appear to be good; no green skin, no sign of damage, disease, or mold, no sprouting eyes, and these spots do not appear to be related to the places where eyes would sprout. I am about to stop buying yellow flesh varieties of potato altogether. This absolutely ruins mashed potatoes, and isn't appetizing in baked ones either.
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How Long Would Seed Potatoes Last Before Planting?

Jun 24, 2022
Q: How long would seed potatoes last before planting?
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Will Frying a Potato Take Out The Fiber Or Nutrients?

Jun 17, 2022
Q: Will frying a potato take out the fiber or nutrients?  
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If I Buy A Blanching Machine, Will I Still Need To Soak My Potatoes?

Jun 10, 2022
Q: I currently soak my potato chips in water in the freezer for 2-3 hours to remove excess starch. I would like to know if I buy a blanching machine to remove the excess starch will I still need to soak them in water in the freezer or will the blanching be enough to remove the excess starch?
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How Should I Store a Potato After It Is Cooked?

Jun 10, 2022
Q: How should I store a potato after it is cooked? Foil, Tupperware?  
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