new potato


Definition of new potato

: a small moist tender thin-skinned potato harvested early in the growing season

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Big, sweet onions, bagfuls of juicing carrots, new potatoes and all colors of cauliflower, cabbages and kohlrabi. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, "How fish are helping grow basil and more at a Wasilla farm," 15 Aug. 2019 Seed potatoes are used to grow new potato plants, and Vermont Valley supplies seed potatoes to hundreds of organic farms in Wisconsin, the Upper Midwest and a few scattered throughout the country. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin farmers — and diners — dig potatoes of all types and colors," 15 Aug. 2019 Creamer potatoes are tiny new potatoes that are 3/4 inch in diameter. Linda Gassenheimer, Twin Cities, "Light dish features new potatoes, greens with sauteed veal," 24 June 2019 Serve with sliced cooked sausage, cooked new potatoes, bread cubes, and apple slices for dipping. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Cheddar-Beer Fondue," 21 Dec. 2012 Now is the season to enjoy new potatoes in all their glory. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Potato Salad Plus Star Power," 2 Aug. 2018 The salady condiment makes the dish a satisfyingly lively and gorgeously hued version of a niçoise salad, with new potatoes, onions, olives, capers, and Swiss chard stems. Gabrielle Hamilton, House Beautiful, "Gabrielle Hamilton's Olive Oil-Poached Tuna with Potatoes and Swiss Chard Stems," 12 Sep. 2012 In the chicken heart and gizzard salad ($14), the offals are well mixed (or disguised) with whole new potatoes, peas, pickles cut into thin coins, chopped olives and aioli. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Che Fico lives up to hype as most anticipated newcomer," 8 June 2018 Potatoes: Baking or new potatoes are best for the grill. Heloise, Houston Chronicle, "A yearning for Bootlegger Beans," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of new potato

1765, in the meaning defined above

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