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The starchy root vegetable can be eaten in a variety of ways

Best Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Barbara Kiebel

Mashed potatoes are a classic preparation and one of the easiest to make.

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Classic Baked Potato Recipe

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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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Smoked Cheddar and Jalapeño Twice-Baked Potatoes Recipe

Jane Bruce

Twide-baked potatoes are a cheesy and delicious prepatation. 

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Parmigiano Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe

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Switch up the usual mashed potatoes this year and instead serve them au gratin style.

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Dauphine Potatoes Recipe

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This classic potato dish are like deep-fried potato corquettes and the perfect bite or appetizer. 

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Flawless French Fry Recipe

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From thick-cut steak fries to crispy shoestrings, everyone has their fry of choice, but no one can deny the classic light and airy interior and crispy golden crust of the classic fast-food fry.

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Zesty Dill Potato Salad Recipe

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Forget traditional potato salads, heavy with mayo and salt. This dish highlights the natural beauty of perfectly cooked red potatoes with a light dressing of balsamic vinegar and dill so you can enjoy the potassium-packed potatoes as a healthful side dish as your next cookout.

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Roasted Purple Potatoes and Red Onion Recipe

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This classic and comfort way to prepare potatoes is the perfect side dish.

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Golden Potato Pancakes Recipe

Patricia Stagich

For Hanukkah this year, give this recipe a try. The Bisquick ingredient allows the pancake to be extra crispy. Eat them with a side of applesauce or sour cream.

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Traditional Hash Browns Recipe

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Who doesn’t love hash browns? This dish is the perfect side for an egg breakfast or a huge porterhouse.

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Potato Soup Recipe

Anne Dolce

This potato soup is warm and comforting on a warm winter night. 

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Baked Potato Soup Recipe

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Baked Potato Soup - Rich And Delicious Baked Potato Soup Recipe With Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Bacon, And Sour Cream.

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The Perfect Potato Chip Recipe

Emily Jacobs

The ideal potato chip is the combination of salty flavor, crunchy texture, and a hint of oil for taste. Being diligent about the width of your chip and exactly how you fry it is the only way you'll achieve that. For the non-traditional, a little barbecue or sour cream and onion seasoning is the perfect way to spice it up in addition to some salt. 

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Gnocchi Recipe

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As chef Jim Burke describes, this decadent dish is "immensely satisfying" to make. It’s simple and straightforward, but so creamy and indulgent that you may find yourself getting lost in the meal (and hopefully forgetting what day it is altogether).

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Zesty Potato Skin Recipe

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These potato skins have a Southwestern kick that helps to create the perfect snack. The unusual pairing of lime and potato gives them a festive flavor that, with the creamy dressing, makes them a true treat.

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

Jane Bruce

hin slices of potato smothered in creamy, delicious Gruyère cheese — there's no way that could be bad. Serve this as the perfect fall side dish.

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Colcannon Recipe

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This Irish dish is loaded with potatoes. 

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Duchess Potatoes Recipe

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These fancy and elegant potatoes are sure to impress at any dinner party. 

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Potato Croquettes Recipe

John von Pamer

These croquettes are just a wonderfully simple yet polished little bite, and they'd make a superior snack for a cocktail party.

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Knish Recipe

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This classic Jewish snack bakes into a round pastry with a crisp crust and warm, hearty filling. 

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Patatas Bravas Recipe

Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox

This is a super simple, flavorful, and satisfying traditional tapas dish that you can easily make at home from store-bought ingredients. You can take the basic recipe and modify it however you like. Use vegan "mayonnaise" instead of regular, add more hot sauce if you like it really spicy, or fry the potatoes instead of baking them for extra crunch.

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Pommes Soufflées Recipe

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

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Potato Rosti

Valerie Rice

I like using Yukon Gold potatoes because you don’t have to peel them and right now the new potatoes have nice thin skin.

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Pommes Anna Recipe

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A simple, hearty side that can be eaten at brunch alongside eggs Benedict or alone, in all its buttery, cheesy goodness. 

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Tortilla Española de Chorizo Recipe

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This classic Spanish dish makes the most out of potatoes. 

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Pommes Aligot Recipe

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In this comforting dish, potatoes are beaten together with cheese and crème fraiche until smooth and silky. Tradtionally made with Cantal cheese, you can subsitute shar cheddar for an equally delicious dish. 

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Potato Galette Recipe

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This classic and simple potato dish is hearty and comforting. Serve as a side dish or cut into squares for an appetizer. 

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Hasselback Potatoes

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This glorified baked potato has a fun and festive presentation that is sure to impress your guests.

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Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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Shepherd's pie is a classic traditional dish to serve on St. Patrick's Day, and this recipe adds some beer to the mix to let you get your drinking and eating in at the same time. 

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Potatoes Gratin Savoyarde Recipe

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This classic dish is the perfect side dish for chicken, salmon, or vegetables. 

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