Idaho® Potatoes And Your Grill Are A Match Made In Heaven
Idaho® Potatoes And Your Grill Are A Match Made In Heaven

JUNE 2023

Idaho® Potatoes And Your Grill Are A Match Made In Heaven

During these long summer days, fire up the backyard grill and get ready to chow down! Within our catalog of recipes perfect for the barbecue, Birria Baked Potatoes is a stand-out dish. Just a glance at the photo and you can almost taste the extensive flavor profile. Our Steak and Blue Cheese Kettle Chips are another star performer with a robust blend of textures that can be enhanced with toppings of your choice.

The rest of our grill-perfect recipes can be found here.


Make Your Dad’s Day Special With His Favorite Spuds

Father’s Day comes around once a year and we came prepared with our best recipes to make it unforgettable. Crushed Potatoes create an irresistible bed of goodness for Pop’s protein of choice. Creamy, cheesy, and gooey are a few words that come to mind when describing our Scalloped Potatoes. If Dad wants something to snap-crackle-pop on his tongue, the Parmesan-Rosemary Potato Cracklins pack the punch he’s looking for. 

Click here to browse more Father’s Day recipes.

Keep Your Eyes Peeled for the Big Idaho Potato Truck’s 2023 Tour

Our Spud on Wheels is in the midst of its 11th tour around the country…with a special first-time-ever border crossing into Canada to get to Skagway, Alaska!  If you’ve yet to feast your eyes on this titan of a tater in person, you still have time! Take a look at the remaining tour schedule to see when the next time you’ll be in the same area as America’s largest potato. In the meantime, here’s a peek at a recent stop in Iowa.

Check out the live Truck tracker to get up-to-date information on where it is at any time.

Idaho® Potato Reuben Irish Nachos

Well look at that… it’s Nacho O’clock and Idaho Red Potatoes serve as the perfect base for this dish! Slice them thin, give them a light oil coating, and bake in the oven for 12 minutes on each side. Once perfectly crispy, create a layer of potatoes at the bottom of a pan or baking dish and top with chopped corned beef and sauerkraut. Grated Swiss cheese and bacon bits go atop the pile before being baked for another 10-15 minutes to melt the cheese. Top with scallions, Thousand Island dressing, and any other fixings your heart desires.

Check out more delicious recipes on the Idaho Potato Youtube Channel

Ask Dr. Potato

Q: How can I cook meat and potatoes at the same time? If I am cooking the meat at a lower oven temp, 325F for example, how can I cook the potatoes?

A: The two can be readily combined, either in onedish – or separately as you describe. Typically, a 400°F oven will bake a potato in about an hour. As for combining in a 325°F oven, the potatoes will still bake up fine – just allow more time for the potatoes to cook. Any way you choose, baked potatoes will be done when a fork pierces the potato easily and the interior flesh reaches 210°F.


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