Tater Talk May 2022: Use Idaho® Potatoes During Celiac Awareness Month

May 2022

Idaho® Potatoes are Naturally Gluten-Free

May is Celiac Awareness Month and naturally gluten-free Idaho potatoes are versatile enough to be incorporated into a variety of delicious mains, sides and desserts! For a filling and tasty dinner, hearty BBQ Chicken Baked Potatoes will put a smile on everyone’s face at the dinner table. Over Memorial Day Weekend, prepare a batch of Gluten-Free Veggie Dogs and serve these five-ingredient Baked Potato Chips as a side. Craving something sweet? Try Gluten-Free Idaho Potato Pistachio Lemon Cake that incorporates fresh spring flavors and gets its soft and velvety texture from a mashed Idaho potato.

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Paws Up for Idaho® Potatoes

Looking for another reason to celebrate your pooch? May is National Pet Month and we’ve cooked up a few treats your pup will love! Potato & Salmon Dog Food might be the best dish your dog has ever tasted. It’s made with cooked Idaho potatoes, egg whites, spinach, canned salmon, canned pumpkin, coconut oil and a grated carrot. Double or triple the ingredients to keep Fido fed all week! Make sure the potatoes are thoroughly cooked and consult your veterinarian before making any changes to your dog’s diet.

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Potato Salad is Best with Idaho® Potatoes

Keep this Easy Traditional Potato Salad recipe in your back pocket as potato salad season is around the corner. Combine boiled potatoes with mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, salt, and pepper, and top with diced celery, hard-boiled egg chunks, and celery seeds. Don’t let the simplicity of this recipe fool you; the dish is full of rich, creamy flavor that’s perfect for the summertime! However, if you want to up the ante, try your hand at this Creamy Idaho® Potato Salad with Kimchi or Nepalese Potato Salad. 

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Spicy Chipotle Breakfast Hash Browns

Cinco de Mayo is behind us but Mexican-inspired foods are great year-round! Grab your trusty skillet and Idaho russet potatoes to create Spicy Chipotle Breakfast Hash Browns. Russet potatoes, peppers, onions, eggs, cheese, and spices are mixed together in beautiful harmony and topped with a creamy chipotle sauce. No need to dirty an extra plate; serve this well-balanced breakfast straight from the skillet you cooked it in.

Check out more Idaho potato recipes on the Idaho Potato YouTube page.


Ask Dr. Potato

Q: How do potato growers store their potatoes? Can I duplicate this?

A: If you’re making French fries, you may want to store your potatoes at 55 degrees F. Otherwise, keep the temps between 45-48 degrees F and cover the potatoes in a dark area.


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