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Potatoes Around the World

Potatoes are such a versatile food, we can bake, boil, sauté, fry and do so much more with them. Regardless of where you are in the world, more than likely you will be able to find a food that contains potatoes in one form or another. Today we are going to take a look...

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Farming Families

No matter who you are, there is almost always some sort of experience that sticks out in your mind from your childhood. Several of my standout memories revolve around agriculture and farming. Growing up with a Dad and Grandad who were both Washington Potato Farmers,...

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Cinco de Mayo Chicken and Potato Stew

Cinco de Mayo is coming up and it's time to spice up your potato recipes for the Mexican holiday. Enjoy this Puebla Chicken and Potato Stew with amazing Washington Potatoes. INGREDIENTS • 2 lb chicken thighs (with skin and bone) • 6 cups water • 1 large white onion,...

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It’s National Potato Day!!!

Today is no ordinary day….It is National Potato Day! This day definitely ranks in the top days of the year right with National French Fry day (July 13) and National Potato Chip Day (March 14).  Potatoes in all of their forms are one of the most common staples that can...

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National French Fry Day

This week people across the country celebrated National French Fry Day (July 13). Could there be a better holiday? However, as the nation celebrated their love for french fries on social media and beyond most people don’t realize that Washington state leads the nation...

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Potato Planting

Planting Washington Potatoes- Potatoes are planted in Washington during the spring. Planting will begin in some areas of the state during early March and will continue throughout April for the majority of fields around the state. Planting is the critical first step to...

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WSPC Staff Growing Contest

2014 Harvest Season Right now potato growers throughout Washington are in full swing with harvest. The day has finally arrived when they have the opportunity to see how their hard work throughout the planting and growing seasons has paid off. However, the harvest...

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Potatoes and Football

We have just a few days eft to decide who will win this potato and football themed Ice Chest perfect for any tailgating event. (See below for all the great items that are included) The contest all started back during the Super Bowl hype. As you may remember this...

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Finishing The Bet!

As Super Bowl fever was sweeping the state, we couldn’t help but show our support for the Seahawks as they made their run through the playoffs and into the season’s biggest game. We decided to send a fun challenge to the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee (CPAC)...

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Culinary Student Competition Winners

After dozens of entries, two students from the Seattle Culinary Academy at Seattle Central Community College tied for first place in the recent culinary student recipe contest sponsored by the Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC). The WSPC sent out the challenge...

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