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Lorena Smalley

Do you like potatoes?

Here is a potato cook guide for you!

 

Everything you need to know about one of the best-loved, most versatile foods in the world: potatoes. With potato selection and storage tips, basic cooking methods, blueprint recipes, and a rundown of which varieties are best for what, this guide has got you covered.

 

ARE POTATOES VEGETABLES?

In the field or garden, a potato is a tuberous root vegetable. It’s a member of the nightshade family of plants along with tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers. Nutritionally speaking, potatoes are considered a carbohydrate because their flesh is primarily made up of starch.

 

POTATOES VS. SWEET POTATOES

Sweet potatoes and yams are also root vegetables, though they belong to a different botanical family altogether. Sweet potatoes are very similar to potatoes when it comes to nutritional makeup, but they have about 50 percent more fiber than potatoes.

 

In the rest of the article, you can read:

  • Are potatoes healthy?
  • Can you eat them raw?
  • When are potatoes in season
  • How to store potatoes
  • The type of potatoes
  • Potato recipes
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