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Is Covering My Potatoes With Aluminum Foil Bad?

Jun 2, 2023
Q: I fried potatoes and onions skinless and I put them in a pan and covered them with aluminum foil. I was unaware of the risk of botulism. My question - can I get botulism that way? I'm concerned because my grandchildren ate the potatoes.
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Can I Water My Plants With Potato Water?

May 26, 2023
Q: I've heard you can water plants with potato water that came from boiling your potatoes. Are there any real benefits of this and how should I go about doing so?
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If I Leave The Skin On My Potatoes Will They Turn Dark?

May 19, 2023
Q: If I leave the skin on my potatoes will they turn dark?  
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Which Type Of Potatoes Have The Thickest Skin?

May 12, 2023
Q: Which type of potatoes have the thickest skin?
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When I Roast Potatoes They Often Come Out White. Why Don’t They Have Any Color?

May 5, 2023
Q: When I roast potatoes they often come out white. Why don’t they have any color?
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How Do I Reduce The Starch In Peeled Potatoes?

Apr 28, 2023
Q: How do I reduce the starch in peeled potatoes?
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Is It Safe To Boil Potatoes Covered With Aluminum Foil?

Mar 31, 2023
Q: Hi, I was curious if it is safe to boil potatoes with each potato covered with aluminum foil. Many thanks for considering my request.
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Can I Use Plastic Wrap To Make My Own Microwave Ready Potatoes At Home?

Mar 24, 2023
Q: Can I use plastic wrap and make my own plastic wrap microwave ready potatoes at home ahead of time and store them like the already plastic wrapped ones at the grocery store?
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Will My Sprouting Seed Potatoes Stay Good Until Planting Season?

Feb 24, 2023
Q: I have seed potatoes that are heavily sprouting in February. We plant them at the end of May, beginning of June in our zone. Can I knock off the sprouts now, and will they be good and re-sprout for our planting time?
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How Do I Keep My Sliced, Or Diced Potatoes From Oxidizing?

Feb 10, 2023
Q: I do a great deal of freeze drying with my Harvest Right machine. I've held back on potatoes because because of the oxidation issue. How do I keep my sliced, or diced potatoes from oxidizing while I process them for the freeze dryer? I assume that I can put them straight from the water into the freeze dryer without drying them off because the freeze dryer will remove the moisture during it's processing. Can I just soak them in the cold water/lemon juice bath, or do I need to blanch as well?
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