Russet Potato

Russet potatoes are also known as Idaho potatoes. It is dry without any addition of moisture.

Quality Check

Choose a potato based on the firmness. It should be fairly hard with no soft spots or bruising. The skin should not have any cuts as well. Avoid any potatoes that are green or that have wrinkled skin. Potatoes can be stored in a cool, dry place for up to three to five weeks.


What can’t you do with potatoes? You can fry, mash, or bake them. Russet potatoes are especially suited for french fries. Their long shape make a nice, lengthy fry. Potatoes also taste great stewed with meat like beef or pork.

Author : Jason Wan
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