white potato

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Recent Examples on the Web White and yellow yams resemble a white potato when cooked. Shaena Montanari, The Arizona Republic, "Are yams and sweet potatoes the same? 5 questions answered about the Thanksgiving favorite," 4 Nov. 2020 The only starchy vegetable that satisfies me is potatoes (and not sweet potatoes, white potatoes). Jessica Jones, M.s., R.d.n., SELF, "9 Quick Meals I’m Throwing Together Lately Because Cooking During the Pandemic Is a Scam," 15 Apr. 2020 Sweet Potato Latkes Makes 8 to 10 2 medium-size sweet potatoes 1 medium white potato4 tablespoons olive oil (divided) ¾ cup fine dry bread crumbs Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Hanukkah table gets a Dairy State twist from a little-known Jewish heroine," 19 Dec. 2019 Peel and cut the sweet potatoes and white potato into medium-size cubes. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Hanukkah table gets a Dairy State twist from a little-known Jewish heroine," 19 Dec. 2019 Watch: Step-by-step how to prepare Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes Maple-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes Caught in a Thanksgiving rut with traditional mashed white potatoes? Grant Butler, oregonlive, "Make-ahead mashed potatoes, plus 13 other essential Thanksgiving potato dishes," 19 Nov. 2019 One large white potato has nine grams of fiber (with skin), which is important for digestion and helping to lower our cholesterol. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin farmers — and diners — dig potatoes of all types and colors," 15 Aug. 2019 The nutrition profile of all white potatoes (russet, yellow, white, red, purple/blue, fingerling and petite) is relatively similar. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin farmers — and diners — dig potatoes of all types and colors," 15 Aug. 2019 Idaho-style white potatoes have become popular among farmers in the region as tastes have shifted toward international staples such as pasta and rice. National Geographic, "Here’s why every foodie you know is heading to Peru," 19 July 2019

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1723, in the meaning defined above

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“White potato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20potato. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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