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Purple Potatoes Gain Popularity as We Discover their Nutritious Tastiness

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Registered dietitians say that while white and sweet potatoes are popular and nutritious, people should not forget about purple potatoes, which RD Valerie Agyeman says have three times more antioxidants than white … Continue reading

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Easy Classic Potato Salad Recipe

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Photo: Sweet and Savory Meals blog   Did you know green onions are in season in February? Pick some up at your local farmers market and make this recipe with us!   Easy … Continue reading

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12 Fun Facts about Potatoes

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Potatoes are a common staple around the world, the United States, and even Arizona. We make them roasted, baked, mashed, and fried. They are a part of more American meals than we think. Dave … Continue reading

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French Canadian Shepard’s Pie

Coming from a French-Canadian family in New England, this recipe goes back for close to 100 years. This started off as something that was inexpensive yet would hold you over. The recipe stuck through the years and is something I grew up on as a child. Personally, I gave up meat and dairy so there are many substitutions that can be made. All of the versions are a great meal on a cold day.

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Spinach and mashed potato stuffed mushrooms

by Kenda Hettinger, a recent  ASU nutrition  student Before I first made these my husband told me that he didn’t know how he was going to like a mashed potato stuffed a mushroom. He has completely changed his mind, and … Continue reading

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