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Potatoes: the Ultimate Comfort Food

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Confetti Twice-Baked Potatoes

These feel good spuds are rich in energy.

Tater Menu:
1. Confetti Twice-Baked Potatoes
2. Spicy Oven Fries

Daddy used to say, "I never met a potato I didn't like." Well, I totally concur. You'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't revere this versatile tuber. If folks avoid them, it's only because they're afraid of the "C" word. You know, carbohydrate. With all the talk about low-carb diets, some people are convinced that potatoes, along with other starchy foods, such as bread and pasta, are unhealthy choices. Well, no wonder we're resisting our favorite comfort food. While potatoes are indeed high in carbohydrates, that's actually a favorable characteristic. Carbs are our body's preferred fuel source, and potatoes are rich in energy-producing carbohydrates, not to mention other essential micronutrients. Here we give you a glossary of potato terms, some helpful hints, and two healthful and great-tasting recipes.

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