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Loaded Baked Potato Dip

There are some amazing recipes on the internet. We recently found this loaded baked potato dip that would be a perfect dip for summer parties and events. Give it a try and let us know how you liked it. Featured on JustHelen.net Ingredients • 1 16 oz sour cream • 1 lb...

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Cinco De Mayo Spud Dinner

Tori Smith a High School Junior from Annie Wright School in Tacoma coordinated a Cinco De Mayo Spud Dinner where her goal was to create a meal where the potato could hold all the contents of the meal. Below is the recipe that she and her family developed to help...

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Potato Biscuit Recipe

Original recipe makes 8 biscuits 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1 1/2 cups Washington mashed potatoes 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup cold water 1/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons milk, or as needed 1....

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The Week That Was

As we finished our “Food Stamp Challenge” late last week we all had a chance to get together to discuss our thoughts, what we learned, and share some of the experiences we had throughout the endeavor.   For one week we chose to try to experience what it is like to...

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Making a Budget Work

Throughout this week we have all discovered that although it is not easy you can still cook a great meal even when you are forced to do it on a tight budget.   Here is one of the best examples that show you can still have a tasty dinner for the whole family for less...

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Easter Egg Potatoes

Ingredients 4 large baking potatoes (about 8 ounces each) 1/2 cup light dairy sour cream 2 ounces Gouda cheese, shredded (1/2 cup) 2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Milk (optional) 2 hard-cooked...

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Celebrate National Potato Chip Day

Thursday, March 14 is National Potato Chip Day! How are you celebrating! Go social with us by tweeting, Facebooking, Instagraming and Pinning  your favorite potato chips with the hashtag #potatochipday. Did you know that Americans eat 1.2 billion pounds of potato...

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Green Potato Mash for St Patrick’s Day

Looking for a little splash of color for St Patrick's Day potatoes? These chive and parsley mashed potatoes will do just the trick. Start with some beautiful Washington Yukon Gold potatoes and you are on your way. FOR CHIVE AND PARSLEY OIL 1 cup chopped fresh chives...

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