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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potato

Potatoes are often broadly classified as high on the glycemic index (GI) and so are often excluded from the diets of individuals trying to follow a low-GI diet. The GI of potatoes can vary considerably depending on type (such as red, russet, white, or King Edward), origin, preparation methods (by cooking method, whether it is ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_potato

In higher regions of Rwanda, potatoes have become a new staple food crop. Prior to the 1994 Rwandan genocide, consumption was as high as 153 to 200 kg per year – higher than in any Western European country. Recently farmers have developed the potato as a cash crop after introducing several new varieties brought ...

www.bbcgoodfood.com/glossary/new-potatoes

You don't need to peel new potatoes; just rinse to remove any dirt and cook whole. To boil, place potatoes into a pan of lightly salted water, bring to the boil, simmer until tender (about 10 minutes) and drain. Dress new potatoes as soon as they are cooked to help them absorb the flavour of the butter or oil (this way you will ...

www.bestinseason.ie/whats-in-season/new-potatoes

It's summer so look out for those tissue-paper-thin-skinned new potatoes! Yes the ones that are best-in-season; that have just been plucked from the soil! These are the potatoes on which to base a fantastic summer meal, cooking and serving them simply, with a drizzle of olive oil or a sprinkling of black pepper or chilli flakes.

www.latimes.com/style/la-fo-new-potatoes-story.html

Jul 26, 2016 ... New potatoes are those that have been freshly dug and brought to market without curing. Find out how to choose, store and prepare them with our quick guide.

www.ncagr.gov/agscool/commodities/potkid.htm

Another type is red skinned potatoes or round reds. Often called "new potatoes", round reds have smooth red skins, a round shape and come in a variety of different sizes. Round reds can be as small as one- to two-inches, known as creamers. A waxy potato, round reds are good for boiling, steaming, roasting and pan-frying ...

www.potatogoodness.com/potato-types

Potatoes fit into one of seven potato types: russet, red, white, yellow, blue/purple, fingerling and petite. Learn about them and cooking tips for each type.

chathamfarmsupply.com/resources/frequently-asked-questions-about-growing-potatoes

Mar 20, 2014 ... You'll notice that most seed potatoes come from northern latitudes like Colorado, Idaho and Maine. These climates have the kind of weather potatoes need to produce high quality, disease-free seed crops. The potatoes we grow in the Southeast are considered 'new' potatoes, regardless of size, because ...

garden.org/learn/articles/view/560

Potatoes are usually grown from other potatoes. You plant a whole, small potato, or a piece of a larger one for a new plant. The whole potato or cut piece has several slightly recessed, dormant buds or "eyes" on the surface. When conditions are right, these buds will sprout, whether the potatoes are in the ground or in a ...