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How to Pick Perfect Potatoes

Do you get stressed every time you have to pick out fresh produce? We get a LOT of questions from our customers about how to pick the perfect potatoes. Here are some helpful tips:

  • Look for potatoes that are firm.
  • Pass up potatoes with dark or soft spots.
  • Avoid potatoes with sprouts. Sprouts generally mean the potato is old.
  • If you are wanting to bake the potato look for dry skinned potatoes. The lack of moisture makes for a more fluffy bake.
  • If you are looking to steam or boil potatoes; look for potatoes with waxy thin skin. This generally means the potato has more moisture ,and less starch.

Hopefully this helps!

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