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Whether you love them baked, boiled, roasted, mashed or fried, you'll find all the info and recipes you need right here!
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How to Make Mashed Potatoes
Learn how to make light, fluffy, delicious mashed potatoes every time, starting with what kind of potatoes to buy.

What is Solanine? Or, Why Do Potatoes Turn Green?
Solanine is a toxic substance that can develop in potatoes. The telltale signs are a potato with a green tint and a bitter flavor.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Mashed sweet potatoes are a classic accompaniment for traditional holiday dishes like roasted turkey and chicken, as well as many other hearty meat dishes.

Potato Gratin Recipe
This simple potato gratin recipe is made with Yukon gold potatoes, half-and-half, garlic, and just a tiny pinch of nutmeg.

Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Here's a simple recipe for mashed potatoes that will come out fluffy and smooth, not heavy, soggy or gluey.

Smashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic
These smashed potatoes are like mashed potatoes, but we don't peel them, and we mash them only very lightly. Also, we roast the garlic for depth of flavor.

Broccoli Mash Recipe
What happens when you cross broccoli with mashed potatoes? You get broccoli mash! A tasty, satisfying side dish, broccoli mash is pure comfort food.

Crispy Hash Browns
This simple recipe for hashed brown potatoes (or hash browns) is made from shredded potatoes that are cooked in hot butter and oil until crispy.

Homemade Home Fries
Home-fried potatoes, or "home fries," are a popular breakfast accompaniment. This recipe features red potatoes, onions, and red and green bell peppers.

Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
This recipe is wonderfully simple and really highlights the buttery flavor of the fingerlings. They go well with meat, poultry, even fish.

Gnocchi Recipe
Gnocchi are Italian-style dumplings made of potatoes and flour. You can serve gnocchi with any of your favorite pasta sauces. Here's an easy gnocchi recipe.

How to Bake a Potato
Baked potatoes are utterly delicious and they go with everything from steaks to seafood. Follow these easy steps for how to bake a potato.

How Do Restaurants Make French Fries So Crispy?
Did you ever wonder why restaurant French fries are so much more crispy than the ones you make at home? The secret is in the oil.

How to Make French Fries
You can definitely make crispy French fries at home as long as you know what kind of potatoes to use and follow this basic technique.

Potato and Leek Soup
Potato and leek soup is one of the most satisfying puréed soups, and the flavors of the leek and potato really harmonize. This potato leek soup recipe gets its creamy texture from the potato starches.

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