When selecting potatoes of any kind or size should be firm, relatively smooth, clean, reasonably well shaped. They should not be badly cut, bruised, wilted, sprouted or have a green tinge to them. Size does not affect quality and is a matter of personal choice.
Popular Potatoe Varieties
StoringStore potatoes in a cool, dry and dark area for several months. To avoid greening on the skin of the potatoes keep away from sunlight or artificial light; green potatoes will taste bitter and consuming large amounts may cause illness.
Potatoes can be prepared in many different ways including fried, baked, microwaved and boiled. They can just be mashed, put in stews, soups, salads and simply baked with butter, sour cream, salt and pepper on top after baking. Always wash and scrub potatoes skin before use.