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Dr. Potato has a new address

The Dr. Potato Blog, the Idaho Potato Commission’s popular resource for frequently asked questions about the state’s top crop, now has its own address. For answers to puzzling ingredient, technique and menu queries about Idaho potatoes, the Doctor is in at Even better, operators will find useful tips for maximizing the appeal and profitability of their Idaho potato offerings.

Don Odiorne, IPC vice president of foodservice and Idaho potato industry veteran, applies his practical and culinary experience to each response. His current posts tackle timely topics like healthy Idaho potato menu options, the best internal temperature for a baked Idaho potato and techniques for baking 50 Idaho potatoes at a time.

Submit an Idaho potato question to Dr. Potato at To browse the Idaho Potato Commission’s foodservice recipe database, “Passionate About Potatoes” foodservice ad campaign, and shippers and processor directory, or to download the Idaho Potato Commission Foodservice Toolkit, visit To order a “Passionate About Potatoes” chef recipe set, email the Idaho Potato Commission at or call 208-334-2350.