White potatoes are a great go-to potato for roasting, baking, and frying.
You'll probably know these potatoes as Idaho Russets, or maybe Red Bliss potatoes. Either way, think of white potatoes as a kitchen staple and be sure to always have some on hand. There are great potato recipes that work wonderfully well with this simple spud. Try Twice-Baked Green Potatoes that are filled with the savory tastes of sharp Cheddar cheese and the subtly tart sensation of apple cider vinegar. Or, whip up a sensational side dish in Mashed Potatoes with Greens—you simply can't get much more Southern than that.
What you want from your potatoes is the perfect taste and texture: creamy for mashed potatoes, crisp and firm for fries, just the right amount of bite for baked. To truly appreciate just how surprising a simple side dish can be, whip up a batch of Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes and savor the flavors of four simple ingredients. You'll be amazed just how incredible something so easy to make can be. However you prepare your potatoes, be ready for some super, lip-smacking delights.