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Nothing Sweet About Them

The day I discovered the true nature of sweet potatoes started innocently enough.

My mom was on a health kick where she'd decided that sweet potatoes were better than white potatoes. I decided to give them a shot. I figured they were just the orange cousins of the vegetable I had so long relied on for comfort and sustenance. 

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Don't Eat Potatoes

We've all been there: a stomach full of potatoes, a heart warmed by potatoes, and yet, you've still got a full bag of potatoes. Luckily, when you're sick of eating them, potatoes have about 4 million other uses. Here are my fav five.

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If it ain't broke...

While I was researching Tater Tots last week, the internet told me that tots were hard to make and that even high-end restaurants often opted for the original Ore-Ida rather than making their own.

I could have spent my day applying for internships or catching up on political science reading, but instead, I spent like, 3 hours in the residence hall kitchen proving the internet right.

Tots take forever to make, and the results are, in a word, disappointing. In three words: blobby hash browns. 

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Beware the Imi-Taters

Before 1954, the irregular potato shavings left over from french fry production were fed to livestock or simply discarded.

Frustrated with the waste, brothers F. Nephi and Golden Grigg decided to do something about it.

And so, the Tater Tot was born.

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Welcome to Peeled.

Mashed. Baked. Scalloped. Fried. Sauteed. Boiled. Roasted. Tater-totted.

We don’t spend enough time considering the versatility of the potato.

This blog is devoted to doing just that.

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Kyra Haas