August 18, 19 or maybe 23 is...
National Potato Day
Do you know The Spud State?
There hardly seems to be two sources with the same date for National Potato Day or just Potato Day for that matter. Since the potato is so-o-o-o versatile being delicious any way it is prepared having three days to celebrate is really not a bad idea. In addition, the potato has gr-r-r-r-reat nutritional value!
|Keep in mind this is the raw potato...NOT including butter, sour cream, or oil for frying!|
It’s National Potato Day! Potatoes have been popular parts of diets around the world for centuries. Cheap and easy to prepare, spuds are America’s favorite side dish. Accompanying everything from a juicy burger to a Thanksgiving turkey, this vegetable can be served with almost anything.A Bit of Potato Trivia...
Did you know that more than 45 billion pounds of potatoes are harvested in the U.S. each year? Potatoes are not only tasty—they’re good for you! They contain high levels of important vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, potassium, and iron. Enjoy potatoes prepared your favorite way to celebrate National Potato Day!
The world’s biggest potato weighed 18 pounds, 4 ounces, according to Guinness Book of World Records. Seventy-three medium fries at McDonald’s could be sold with a spud that big!
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