When you see the title of this article you might conjure up in your mind a vision of digging the tubers out of the ground.
And that would be incorrect.
Not many of us find ourselves picking potatoes out of the ground.
We choose our potatoes at the grocery store.
I call that picking potatoes.
Historically the “mother of all potatoes” is the russet. Those of us who adore potatoes can visualize (and practically taste in our heads) a baked russet potato cut open, fluffed up, dripping with butter and maybe even covered in shavings of grated cheddar cheese and sour cream. BIG YUM.
But did you know that innocent looking russet potato packs a whopping 67 grams of carbohydrates?
And who doesn’t eat the whole thing? They are hard to resist...