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Oct 13, 2014, 12:52 ET
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Lose the Weight, NOT the Potatoes

 Research published this week in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition demonstrates that people can eat potatoes and still lose...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:30 ET
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Show Us Your Taters!

A #TopTater worthy dish is not your average baked potato or ho-hum casserole. It's delicious. It's memorable. It's different. It's a potato...

Aug 18, 2014, 13:00 ET
Rainbow Potato Pancakes, www.potatogoodness.com. (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

US Potato Board and The Kids Cook Monday Partner for Family-Friendly Recipe Education

 Just in time for back-to-school, the United States Potato Board (USPB) and The Kids Cook Monday have announced a partnership designed to...

Jun 17, 2014, 12:00 ET
Red, White & Blue Kebabs from Hungry Girl and the US Potato Board. (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

Hungry Girl Pledges Her Allegiance to Red, White & Blue Potatoes This Summer

When it comes to skills on the grill, Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien knows how to create incredible recipes that lighten and brighten up BBQ season. This...

May 20, 2014, 08:05 ET
Nacho Usual Breakfast (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

US Potato Board Announces Winner of Guilt-Free Potato Goodness Recipe Contest

"Nacho Usual Breakfast" is the creative and catchy title of the Grand Prize winning recipe in the US Potato Board's Guilt-Free Potato Goodness...

Mar 20, 2014, 12:00 ET
Potato'zanella Salad from Hungry Girl and the US Potato Board.  (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

Enjoy the First Days of Spring with Colorful Potato'zanella Salad

 As the weather warms, fresh and colorful ingredients become more and more abundant on our plates. This spring, allow the many types of...

Jan 13, 2014, 15:58 ET
Potato 'n Eggs Bene-chick. (PRNewsFoto/The United States Potato Board)

Potato 'n Eggs Bene-chick Offers Healthy Spin on a Classic Breakfast Dish

The New Year is here and so are the inevitable healthy-eating resolutions. But in the post-holiday haze, it's important to remember that healthy...

Nov 18, 2013, 12:30 ET
Hungry Girl's Tater Taquitos.  (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

Tis' the Season for Tater Taquitos

It's no wonder that potatoes and the holiday season go hand in hand.  Potatoes are a holiday staple, evoking memories of wonderful holiday...

Sep 19, 2013, 12:00 ET
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Hungry Girl Agrees: Potatoes Are Delicious and Nutritious!

 What is Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien's favorite way to enjoy potatoes? "Twice-baked, stuffed with light cheese and veggies – YUM!" says the...

May 24, 2013, 15:48 ET
Vegetable Cost Metrics Show That Potatoes and Beans Provide Most Nutrients Per Penny.  (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

New Research shows that Potatoes Provide one of the Best Nutritional Values per Penny

A frequently expressed concern in the ongoing public health debate is the lack of affordability of fresh vegetables, especially those that are...

May 15, 2013, 15:56 ET

Ring in Spring by Using Unique Potato Types to Create Colorful, Nutrition Packed Dishes

These colorful and unique potatoes are relative newcomers to the market. Purple, (or sometimes called blue), potatoes have a deep purple skin with...

May 08, 2013, 12:00 ET

Ring in Spring by Using Unique Potato Types to Create Colorful, Nutrition Packed Dishes

This all-purpose potato type, which has white flesh and white (sometimes light tan) skin, is slightly dense and creamy with a subtly sweet flavor....

May 01, 2013, 12:25 ET

Ring in Spring by Using Unique Potato Types to Create Colorful, Nutrition Packed Dishes

Small, slender "finger-sized" potatoes, fingerling potatoes range from two-to-four inches in length. They come in a wide range of skin and flesh...

Apr 25, 2013, 17:38 ET

Ring in Spring by Using Unique Potato Types to Create Colorful, Nutrition Packed Dishes

In this video, learn how to buy, store and cook petite potatoes, bite-sized bundles of deliciousness.  Similar in texture and flavor to their...

Apr 17, 2013, 19:11 ET

Ring in Spring by Using Unique Potato Types to Create Colorful, Nutrition Packed Dishes

Russets are the most widely used potato type in the U.S., characterized by a brown, netted skin and white flesh. The delicious result of...

Apr 04, 2013, 17:12 ET
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Ring in Spring by Using Unique Potato Types to Create Colorful, Nutrition Packed Dishes

Spring means warmer weather, flowers starting to bloom and more time spent outdoors, so why not ring in spring by adding light and healthy new...

Mar 12, 2013, 12:00 ET
Corned Beef and Cabbage Potato Salad.  (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

Potatoes Star in Two New Recipes for the Spring Holiday Season

 With spring holidays on the horizon and produce sections alive with colorful potatoes, now is the perfect time to put a spin on St. Patrick's...

Feb 19, 2013, 14:00 ET
Potato and Chorizo Dobladas, www.potatogoodness.com.  (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

Ultimate Potato Recipe Contest is a Wrap, but Who Will Triumph in Beef and Potato Cook-Off?

Today, the United States Potato Board (USPB), in partnership with Better Homes and Gardens magazine, announced the winning recipe in the "Ultimate...

Jan 08, 2013, 16:18 ET
Lightened-Up Loaded Baked Potato Soup.  (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

Soup's On! How to Turn a Winter Comfort Food Classic into a Nutrition Powerhouse

Baby it's cold outside and nothing says warmth and comfort more than soup.  But soups can quickly add up in calories and fat - something most...

Nov 16, 2012, 10:22 ET
Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More than 225 Recipes.  (PRNewsFoto/United States Potato Board)

Ring In the Holiday Season with Roots

Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More than 225 Recipes by award-winning cookbook author Diane Morgan is available now, just in time for the...