a Canadian potato farmer (and god knows how he had time) appeared on "I've Got a Secret" three times. His wife should have been the guest.
Whatever you do, read the comments.
posted by HuronBob
on Oct 13, 2012 -
Poor potato crop leaves processors short of spuds
Canada is facing a potato shortage, mainly because of poor growing conditions last summer. That has sent wholesale prices for some spuds soaring and forced processors such as Toronto-based McCain Foods Ltd. to temporarily close some plants.
posted by Blake
on Jun 11, 2012 -
Cool Food For The Hot Summer Ahead:
Bruce Cole's Sauté Wednesday
has some enticing summery tips, as well as a superb collection of links to yummy articles
on food and drink. Here in Portugal, we know Summer has begun when the first fresh sardines
, start arriving, fat and silvery from the deep blue sea and straight onto the open-air barbecue, to be scoffed with buttery, yellow potatoes and great big salads overflowing with grilled green peppers, cucumbers, the first ripe tomatoes, sweet new onions and crunchy lettuce leaves.
posted by MiguelCardoso
on Jun 17, 2003 -
India has developed a genetically modified potato that contains 30% more protein than your standard spud. The hope is to use the 'protato'
to combat malnutrition. Needless to say, there are those who dissent
from the GM spud being touted as a cure-all for world hunger.
posted by CoolHandPuke
on Feb 18, 2003 -
"Because everyone deserves to die of a heart attack before they hit forty, the Quebecois invented poutine. Poutine is the best thing to happen to the potato since just about....ever."
posted by jcterminal
on Jul 8, 2002 -