white potato

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white potato an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
    • n white potato annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous
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Usage

In literature:

How do sweet potatoes differ in chemical composition and food value from white potatoes?
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
I prefer good beef and mutton, fresh-killed, with plenty of potatoes and white bread.
"For Fortune and Glory" by Lewis Hough
Six baked potatoes, three tablespoonfuls hot milk, two tablespoonfuls butter, whites of two eggs, salt and pepper.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Take three or four large white potatoes.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Beat the eggs well, whites and yolks separately, then add the potatoes, the cauliflower chopped very fine, and the seasonings.
"New Vegetarian Dishes" by Mrs. Bowdich
He tells us white men work, and raise not only cotton, but corn and potatoes.
"Slavery: What it was, what it has done, what it intends to do" by Cydnor Bailey Tompkins
We used the best old white potato oats, weighing usually 45 lbs.
"A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses" by J. S. Rarey
If potato-flour is used, mix it thoroughly with the sugar before adding it to the white of egg.
"Nelson's Home Comforts" by Mary Hooper
I had a go at a five-pound white trout to-day, with plenty of butter and potatoes.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Miss Edna White resumed her school duties after a week's vacation for potato digging.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
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In news:

Red Chard , Potato and White Bean Ragout.
4 cups peeled and diced white potatoes (about 2 pounds).
2 pounds white boiling potatoes.
Egg whites, pork chops and potatoes breakfast combo.
12 ounces Yukon Gold, red-skinned or round white potatoes, peeled, diced (about 3 cups).
Consumers are flocking to the instant potato and rice categories like white on rice.
Muse's crispy sea bass is lightly fried and served over potato pur√Če with a white balsamic, apricot, radish, and parsley salad.
Then there's the crispy truffles Yukon potato dish, and a marinated white anchovies snack.
It was more than the mashed potatoes that were white this Thanksgiving.
Pounds red, white, or gold new potatoes.
This updated potato salad replaces white potatoes with colorful sweet potatoes.
Here, we've taken shredded, cooked brisket and combined it with store-bought shredded potatoes, onions and egg whites (omitting the yolks yields crispier results) to create this latke-like Hanukkah hash .
Mash the potatoes until smooth, then season with salt and white pepper.
Made with red, white, and blue spuds, this potato salad is as American as apple pie.
3 pounds white potatoes .
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