This week’s challenge is all about potatoes.
Potatoes are a wonderful staple that can be cooked in many different ways:
But not all potatoes are created equal. They differ in:
- Nutritional Profile
- Starch Content
Because of this, it is important to understand the differences between potatoes and the best way to cook them.
This challenge will focus on understanding these differences and exploring ways to cook them. If you have every been confused by the array of potato varieties available, this is the challenge for you.
- Learn about different types of potatoes and the best cooking techniques for each of them.
- Yam, sweet potato, and potato: What’s the difference?
Recipes that use potatoes:
We have included a video showing how to steam potatoes when making mashed potatoes.
START THE CHALLENGE
Now it is your turn to start the challenge!
- Review the information above.
- Cook one or more recipes that use potatoes to try out your new knowledge. There are a few recipes provided above, or find others on sites like Pinterest.