10 Potato Recipes You Need to Know (Slideshow)

10 classic potato recipes
Russet Potatoes
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Russet Potatoes

Classic Mashed Potatoes

Make this traditional version of mashed potatoes for nostalgia's sake. 

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Traditional Hash Browns

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Who doesn't love hash browns? They are perfect as a side to eggs or a juicy New York Strip. 

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Fresh Potato Chips

Emily Jacobs

The ideal potato chip is the combination of salty flavor, crunchy texture, and a hint of oil for taste- and this recipe is just that. 

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Mom's Classic Potato Salad

Valaer Murray

The two key things to this recipe are the combo of celery and celery seed plus the right potato to egg ratio. Also, Hellman's mayonnaise is a must, here. There is no substitution.

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Potatoes au Gratin

Here's a basic, no-frills version that's a snap to prepare. We suggest freshly grated Gruyère or Parmesan, but any sharp cheese will do nicely. Serve this with roasted meats, fish, or poultry as well as egg dishes as a rich and hearty side dish.

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Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes

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These crispy, roasted Yukon Gold potatoes are the perfect side to just about any dish. 

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Classic Baked Potato

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This classic recipe is simple to make. Once you're done you can top your potato with anything you want- we recommend sour cream and bacon bits. 

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Gil Mark's Homemade Potato Latkes

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Latkes aren't just for Hanukkah. They made a great snack or breakfast, and are even better when topped with sour cream or apple sauce. 

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Pommes Soufflees

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Flaky and airy, these potatoes are a classic French recipe.

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The Flawless French Fry

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French fries are quite possibly the most popular potato recipe, and they're easier to make than you thought. 

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