Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Summer is Here — Enjoy Blue Wisconsin Potato Salad

June 18th, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

Looking to add a little color to your next summer cookout? Try Blue Potato Salad. Chef Jerry Garcia will show you how easy it is to make and the unique character of Wisconsin blue potatoes.

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Vegetarian Summer Potato Recipes

June 16th, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

Enjoy this collection of vegetarian recipes that are perfect for summer grilling and picnics! Lemony Potato Salad Chili-Lime Grilled Sweet Potatoes Creamy Dill Potato Salad (vegan) Cilantro Red Potato Salad Wrap

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Seven Great Organic Ways to Plant Potatoes

May 18th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables, News, Parents

Most of us assume there’s only one way to plant potatoes — in hilled rows. But thanks to Organic Gardening magazine, you have seven different ways of planting potatoes — and the information you need to decide which way works best for you. In this article, Doug…

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New UK Study Touts Benefits of Potatoes

May 13th, 2012 | Filed under: Health & Nutrition

Perhaps you knew that potatoes were low in calories (110 calories per medium potato) and is cholesterol-free, fat-free and sodium-free. But did you know that potatoes: have five-and-a-half times more fiber than a banana and more vitamin C than three avocados New research from the…

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It’s a No-Mayo-Potato-Salad Day

May 9th, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

We understand — sometimes you want something “old” made “new” again. Well, potato salad season is upon us — and we’re going to honor your requests to “hold the mayo.” We’ve gathered a selection of mayo-free potato salad recipes that give new meaning to potato…

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Cinco de Mayo Potato Recipes

May 3rd, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

Cinco de Mayo (a celebration of the Mexican army’s victory in the Battle of Puebla against the French in 1862) is the perfect time to sample Mexican cuisine. Here is a collection of Mexican recipes featuring one of the staples of Mexican cuisine — potatoes.…

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Try Potato and Green Olive Stew

May 2nd, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking

Watch Chef Joyce Goldstein create an Algerian-inspired recipe featuring petite potatoes,  caramelized onions,  green olives and the wonderful flavors of paprika, cayenne pepper, and cilantro. If you’d prefer this stew as a soup, all you have to do is add chicken broth!

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Spring is Here — Time to Plant Your Potatoes

April 15th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables

Interested in planting a few potatoes of your own? Wisconsin is ideal! Our warm summers, cool evenings and rich soils make a perfect environment for growing Wisconsin potatoes. Where to start? Purchase seed potatoes of your favorite potato varieties. In Wisconsin, we grow Russet, round…

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