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Comment by sk8eycat on February 20, 2014 at 10:51am

I have had some little yellow tomatoes that a friend grew in hanging pots...the shape is like tiny light bulbs...intense tomato flavor!  YUM!

About the colored corn chips; there are a couple of harmless dyes that are added to medicines that treat kidney and bladder infections...they do color urine either red or blue...I guess so you and your doctor know the medicine is working...the blue dye also alleviates the pain of UTI.  Been there, done that in my wild youth....[blush]

Comment by Pat on February 20, 2014 at 10:37am

I've been on a Yukon Gold potato kick recently. Personal opinion is that they are the absolute best for mashed potatoes.And, I'll also cut up raw ones, drizzle with a little olive oil, sprinkle on salt,pepper and rosemary, and roast in the oven. 

Comment by Randall Smith on February 20, 2014 at 7:36am

My son-in-law, Nate, grew 19 different varieties of regular potatoes last summer (he's an organic vegetable farmer; Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, the "colored" ones don't sell worth a darn. Wonder what he'll plant this year?

Comment by The Flying Atheist on February 19, 2014 at 7:26pm

Comment by Pat on February 19, 2014 at 6:28pm

Patricia, you can order them from Burpee's Seed Catalog

Comment by Pat on February 19, 2014 at 6:16pm

This is what they look like.

Comment by The Flying Atheist on February 19, 2014 at 6:13pm

There's no explaining the phobias that some people have regarding foods.  The last guy I dated informed me he didn't eat anything green.  This included everything from lettuce to green M&M's, grapes, chocolate chip mint ice cream and every conceivable edible substance in between.  Cooking for him and putting up with his silliness was like dealing with a fussy 6-year old child.  I'm surprised we lasted nine months together.   

Comment by The Flying Atheist on February 19, 2014 at 5:36pm

Interesting about blue potatoes.  I never knew there was such an animal until about three months ago when they showed up in a roasted potato medley aside one of the entrees I was serving in first class on the airplane.  

Comment by Idaho Spud on February 19, 2014 at 4:49pm

I once bought some corn chips that were colored a dark red, a dark green, and a dark blue.  The next time I went to the restroom, my urine was a dark green (or blue, or red, forget which).  It scared me for a few minutes until I remembered the corn chips.

Comment by Pat on February 19, 2014 at 3:40pm

sk8eycat, when I had a garden, I grew blue potatoes. The potato meat  and skin is blue. And, they were fairly good as baked potatoes, until you added butter, mashed it in, and they turned green. Like the cornmeal, it tasted the same, but had all the appetizing appearance of a refrigerator experiment gone bad.


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