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Cooking Potatoes

Potatoes are a comfort food that have been enjoyed for centuries. From mashed potatoes at the Thanksgiving table, to French fries at the fair, to grandma’s special recipe for scalloped potatoes, almost every family has memories that surround this starchy vegetable. Although they tend to get a bad rap for being too starchy, potatoes do have a lot of credentials that make them an important part of a healthy diet. Did you know that a medium sized baking potato boasts 45% of your daily value of Vitamin C, 10% of your daily value of Vitamin B6, trace amounts of many other vitamins, and plenty of potassium. Potatoes also contain antioxidants and are fat free. How potatoes are cooked will vary...

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