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Are Sprouted Potatoes Really Poisonous?

Are sprouted potatoes safe to eat, or are they poisonous? And what about green spots? You've probably wondered about this on occasion, when you’re rummaging through the corner of your pantry and come...

How do they make the fries?

by Ghostquatre 4 years ago

Hi, Quebecer here, I was wondering, how do you make french fries so they are a deep orange-brown color like the ones you find in greasy spoons/snackbars operated by the French-Canadians? I find ...


CAUSA RELLENA -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, June 2020

by masha 4 days ago

Welcome to the Reporting Thread for our June 2020 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”), Causa – sometimes called “Causa Rellena” or “Causa Limena” (meaning from Lima). Thanks to all the hounds who partic...

Potatoes and botulism... soup?

by lisaleira 2 months ago

Can a soup that has potatoes in it, that was left out overnight to cool... have botulism? it was boiled and then left out like 9 hours, then re-boiled. trying to read long articles about botulism a...

Bodega Red Seed Potatoes

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Gardening is not shut down during the time of Covid-19. https://www.fondazioneslowfood.com/en/slow-food-presidia/bodega-red-potato/ "Thanks to the work of Slow Food Sonoma County North, Bode...

New York area deli style potato salad

by msmouser 13 years ago

Help, please. In the '50's and 60's every NY area deli served a typical thin sliced potato salad. I don't think it was made with mayonnaise. It was typically called "German", but had no bacon, a...

Spicy Potatoes Au gratin style

by sbbodcderf 3 months ago

I have some basics. 9x13 glass casserole, Russets, milk, sharp cheddar, pepper jack, yellow onions, green onions, jalapenos, pickled jalapenos, dehydrated pickled jalapenos. I also have on hand h...

White spots appearing on sweet potatoes [right before my eyes! ] . . .

by mike2401 7 years ago

I know I must appear frightened by sweet potatoes but this really freaked me out: I cut into this sweet potato and a few seconds later, these crazy white spots appeared. I cut another wedge off...

LATKES - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, December 2019

by masha 6 months ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our December 2019 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish t...

Potatoes that won't cook - continued - needs investigation?

by Savorytart 4 months ago

There is an original thread from 2008, [mod note: The poster is referring to https://www.chowhound.com/post/potatoes-cook-499947 ] in which people spoke about potatoes that won't cook, and in whic...

Potatoes that won't cook

by Richelle 12 years ago

Hello everyone! The phenomena of potatoes that won't cook has happened to me a few times now over the years, yesterday, it happened in a beef stew I was making for 50, I had started cooking it t...

Had a potato au gratin failure...need some pointers to fix it!

Heidi cooks and bakes
by Heidi cooks and bakes 6 years ago

Last night I made my first potato gratin. Here's what I did, and I need some critique to figure out where I went wrong. Started out with old russet potatoes that were stored in the fridge. In ...

Purple Sweet Potatoes

by musiclvr56 7 months ago

First time buying these. From what I have read so far, it appears that you need to bake these for one to two hours or use a crockpot. I would prefer a crockpot. Would like input about your exper...

canned potatoes - anyone cook with them?

by risanne 12 years ago

Will anyone admit to cooking with canned potatoes? Any good ideas? So far I just saute them in oil and butter until crisp..........

Help with ground beef/sliced potatoes/tomato base recipe, please.

by stecworld 8 years ago

My father used to make a casserole that had a wonderful flavor, but, alas, I never got his recipe. I asked his sister, but she couldn't really remember how to make it either. He was Romanian in cas...

Potato Salad Using Baking Potatoes?

by monavano 9 years ago

Hi All, I would like to make potato salad to accompany bbq chicken and baked beans. I have 2 large baking potatoes here at home, and don't feel like going out to get red or other waxy potato. Has...

Nasty Battered French Fries

by Pitbullchow 3 years ago

What is this horrible trend of restaurants serving these French fries that are either called; Battered, coated or seasoned ? What happened to the good ole fashioned all potato French fry ? Upon d...

Hard potatoes-en vogue?

by BigG 10 months ago

I was thinking after reading the thread about potatoes that don't boil. I've had two meals now at, otherwise, excellent restaurants in Minneapolis. Both had fingerling potatoes that were more ...

How to store cut potatoes

by drhuggs 1 year ago

We are going on a trip and need to have 2 bags of cut raw potatoes for frying into French fries. The night they will be used is on the second night of our trip. We are primitive camping and will no...

Cheesy potato casserole with jalapeno

by sbbodcderf 1 year ago

I want to make some sort of Cheesy potato casserole jalapeno, so I need some opinions. I was thinking of either some version of scalloped/au gratin, or with shredded potatoes. First, all th...

Creamer/petite potatoes

by sbbodcderf 1 year ago

I was recently served some of these microwavable creamer potatoes.