Marie Claire

Royal Family Members Can’t Eat Shellfish, Potatoes, or Pasta in Public

In some respects, it makes sense that the royal family must follow intense rules. Like, take the reported no-selfies-allowed restriction. On the one hand, selfies are everywhere and it might be hard to tell Kate Middleton she can't post a particularly cute hair day on her Instagram. On the other hand, though, this is a family that’s supposed to represent England’s cultural and charitable values, so do we really want to see royals posting bathroom mirror LOTDs?
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Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Belly-busting Bomber Restaurant meal has 3 pounds of potatoes, 10 slices of bacon

YPSILANTI, MI -- It’s bombs away at the Bomber Restaurant in Ypsilanti, whose signature dish includes up to three pounds of potatoes and 10 slices of bacon. The Bomber Restaurant opened in 1936 as Baldwin’s Diner and was renamed Bomber Restaurant in the 1940s after a manufacturing plant in Ypsilanti that built planes during World War II. It then went through two more owners.
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Martha Stewart Swears By This Strange Trick For Perfect Baked Potatoes

There is so much to love about baked potatoes. From the crispy skins to the fluffy interior, baked potatoes are delicious with any toppings you choose. However, making the best baked potatoes can be incredibly time-consuming. The way The Kitchn suggests making the ultimate baked potato even involves cooking them for more than two hours. But the longer prep time can certainly help make your baked potato even fluffier.

Oddly-shaped potato statue in Cypriot village goes viral for all the wrong reasons

A potato statue has been erected in the Cypriot village of Xylofagou - and people can’t seem to see past its phallic shape. Named “The Big Potato”, the intention was to pay homage to the area’s abnormally long potatoes, also known as a “spunta.” They are grown in a group of villages known as the Kokkinochoria, or Red Villages, famed for growing fresh vegetables in red soil. The 5 metres (16 ft) tall statue was unveiled on Wednesday after local community leader George Tasou said they wanted to follow in the footsteps of Belfast’s Big Fish monument.He said, “Whether we...

Praline Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Did you know that sweet potatoes are packed with nutrients? These vibrant orange veggies have plenty of vitamins and minerals to make you feel good about what you're putting in your body. Believe it or not, they are also a great source of fiber, and they can even help with gut health. And when you pair sweet potatoes with the smooth flavor of pralines, then you have yourself on an excellent side dish for family dinners, holidays, or any other special occasion.

Southern Ohio City Saved by Ham and Potato Dinner

An Ohio community has successfully challenged the results of the 2020 Census and retained its city status. There were 4,612 residents in Nelsonville as of the latest census, which showed 780 people had left the community since 2010. According to Ohio law, a village is a community with fewer than 5,000 residents instead of a city.

A Hong Kong Factory Found This Scary WWI Weapon In Potatoes

Whether on the news or by word of mouth, we've all heard the stories: someone found something weird in their food. Allegedly, bandages have shown up in Pizza Hut crust, feathers were spotted in McNuggets, and someone once discovered a fingernail in their Taco Bell nachos. If you aren't grossed out yet, the claims go on and on.

Local growers ready to harvest sweet potatoes

HOUSTON, Miss (WTVA) - Owner of Englert Farms, Caleb Englert has been growing sweet potatoes since he can remember. Englert said his harvest wouldn't be possible without the men who work hard in his fields. "A lot of hard work has been put into every potato that ends up on...
Southeast Missourian

Growing potatoes

Every spring about the second week in May, Dad would put the plow on the C International and get it ready for work. We all would then start pulling potatoes from the cellar that had been stored there through the winter. All the runners had to be broken off, and the potatoes then had to be cut so that two or three eyes were on every piece. Then Dad would plow and we kids would plant taters.

Penn State potato research program chips in with valuable insights for industry

Pennsylvania is no couch potato when it comes to producing one of America’s favorite snack foods. The commonwealth has more potato chip manufacturers than any other state in the United States, according to Robert Leiby, agronomist for Pennsylvania Co-Operative Potato Growers. He said those manufacturers rely on the state’s potato...

Scalloped Potatoes

This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my disclosure policy here. Scalloped Potatoes are a classic creamy, cheesy potato side dish that is ideal for a family dinner! This classic side dish has layers of thinly sliced potatoes, smothered with cheese and baked until tender and bubbly. Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any potluck!
Food & Wine

Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Hand Pies

Preheat oven to 400°. Toss together sweet potatoes, olive oil, 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste on a small rimmed baking sheet. Spread into a single layer. Bake until potatoes are very tender, 35 to 45 minutes. Cool completely, about 20 minutes. Sweet potatoes can be roasted up to 2 days in advance and chilled in an airtight container.

This Parsnip Purée Is the Ultimate Healthy Mashed Potato Dupe

Unpopular opinion: Mashed potatoes are overhyped. Oftentimes, the tubers aren't given the TLC they need to shine (think: a thorough whipping, a few generous pinches of salt, and lots of butter), leaving dinner guests disappointed with the bland side dish and the hosts with leftovers. To ensure your company retires...
Washington Post

How to store apples, broccoli, potatoes and more fall and winter produce

While we most often celebrate the bounty of produce that is summer, there are a lot of fall and winter fruits and vegetables to love as well. Once warm-weather favorites, such as peaches, tomatoes and corn, are on their way out, we’re greeted with a colorful array of pears, apples, winter squash and greens, plus the citrus that populates many a gift basket.