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2013-07-02 (Tuesday)
  

Anette: Midsummer came and went but there’s still time to make use of this season’s new potatoes. Here are the short facts about new potatoes, including nutrition, calories and how to store them. I recommend wikipedia if you’re really curious about potatoes and want to learn more about them.

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Short facts about new potatoes:
A very good source of: Vitamin C
A good source of: Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6 and Potassium
Very low in: Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
The good: Fresh new potatoes have more nutritional value than “old” potatoes.
Calories (100 grams): 77
How to store: Keep the potatoes in a cool, dark place, avoid the refrigerator, sunlight, and plastic bags. Use within a week.
(Sources: health.com, nutracheck.co.uk, nutritiondata.self.com)

Anette: I love new potatoes with soused herring, sour cream, chives and red onion but I’m sure that I can find new, exciting ways to use these small potatoes. For inspiration, I have gathered a collections of new potatoe recipes:

Inspiring collections of new potato recipes:
allrecipes.com huffingtonpost.com allaboutyou.com bbcgoodfood.com
marthastewart.com canadianliving.com myrecipes.com deliciousmagazine.co.uk