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Tater Talk November 2019


Mashed Idaho® Potatoes with Chobani® Greek Yogurt

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it’s time to start planning which dishes you’ll be serving to your hungry guests. Creamy and delicious, these Mashed Idaho® Potatoes with Chobani® Greek Yogurt are a new spin on this turkey day classic. Chobani® Greek Yogurt is high in protein and made with live and active cultures, so you can feel good about a second helping of these mouthwatering taters! Made with Idaho® russet potatoes, Chobani® Whole Milk Plain Greek Yogurt, butter, milk, salt, and garnished with fresh chives, these are anything but your run of the mill mashed potatoes. Watch as they disappear before they make it around the dinner table! 

For more Idaho® potato Thanksgiving recipes visit the IPC Website.


Featured Farmer: Mike Huskinson

This month’s featured farmer is Mike Huskinson from Rexbug, Idaho - a fourth generation Idaho® potato farmer and fifth generation farmer. Mike and his wife Alyse have three kids: ten-year-old Addie, eight-year-old Leah, and five-year-old Lenox. Mike enjoys being a farmer, finding satisfaction in the process of watching the plant grow from seed to spud. He also loves providing employment for people in the community. He is proud to grow a healthy and nutritious vegetable known around the world for its high quality. Mike’s favorite way to enjoy an Idaho tater... baked crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside. 

It’s Real -- There’s Now A National Mashed Idaho® Potato Day!

Are you dreaming about digging into some mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving Day? Do you think every fourth Thursday in November should be called National Mashed Idaho® Potato Day? If so, be sure to enter our National Mashed Idaho® Potato Day Sweepstakes for your chance to win a box of spuds...just in time for turkey day! Click here to enter.




Easy Potato Leek Soup

Savory and scrumptious, this Easy Potato Leek Soup from food blogger Love Keil at Munchkin Time will warm you up as the days get colder. Made with leeks, Idaho® potatoes, chicken broth, bacon, salt, pepper, thyme and parsley, this delicious wintry soup is easy to make and perfect to feed your family as the temperatures start dropping. Only ten minutes in an Instant Pot, this cozy concoction can be whipped up in no time! 

To learn how to make more Idaho® potato dishes visit the IPC YouTube page. 

Ask Dr. Potato

Q: What's a quick fix for watery mashed potatoes?

A: Stir in a few tablespoons of dehydrated Idahoan® mashed potatoes. They will absorb the extra moisture and help make the potatoes creamy. 


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