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Question of the Week – Potatoes

Posted by romeethredge on April 4, 2013

Last week I had a photo of irish potatoes being sprayed by an airplane. These are being grown for use in making potato chips so they are a special low sugar type of potato, according to my friend Mike Johnson who is in the business. If you fry a thinly cut regular baking potato, it will be dark in color but these lower sugar varieties will have a lighter, more attractive color and a good flavor for chips. You can’t eat just one.

Here’s this week’s question. What is this plant I found blooming this week in a fencerow, and where did it originate and what is it good for?

 

 

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One Response to “Question of the Week – Potatoes”

  1. Andy Mathis said

    Honeysuckle originated in Japan

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