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Sep 09, 2015, 05:59 ET United States Potato Board Launches 'Potatoes Raise the Bar' Program

 At the recent School Nutrition Association Conference in Salt Lake City, UT, the United States Potato Board (USPB) unveiled the Potatoes Raise...


Sep 01, 2015, 09:00 ET Potato Nutrition A to Z

 Potato pop quiz! Are potatoes healthy? Yes! According to a National Eating Trends survey, potatoes are America's favorite side dish, and...


Jan 07, 2015, 13:00 ET New Research is Good News for Potato Lovers

New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), demonstrates that the glycemic index, the basis of many popular...


Oct 13, 2014, 12:52 ET 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 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 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...


May 20, 2014, 08:05 ET 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...


Nov 18, 2013, 12:30 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...


Sep 05, 2012, 09:05 ET Ultimate Potato Recipe Contest Seeks Twists on Traditional Potato Recipes

Today, the United States Potato Board (USPB), in partnership with Better Homes and Gardens magazine, launched the Ultimate Potato Recipe Contest...


Aug 23, 2012, 13:51 ET Potatoes to the Rescue for Back-to-School Dinnertime Dilemmas

 Back-to-school season is in full swing, which means families everywhere are back to juggling carpools, soccer practice, dance lessons and...


Aug 20, 2012, 15:08 ET Potato Supply Unaffected By Drought

The severe drought in the central US has consumers concerned about skyrocketing food prices due to crop shortages and the subsequent "trickle...


Jun 26, 2012, 12:15 ET Potatoes Are The #1 Pick For Favorite Healthy BBQ Side Dish

With summer BBQ season underway and the ultimate BBQ holiday just days away, Americans across the country have pronounced potato salad their No. 1...


Jan 13, 2012, 06:00 ET This Spud's For All of You: "2012 Is the Year of the Potato"

According to Restaurant Hospitality magazine, 2012 will be the year of the potato. While the restaurant industry experiments with...