Best for boiling, baking and making french fries. Yukon Gold potatoes also stand up well to grilling, pan-frying and roasting.
Very absorbent, so they are great paired with butter and cream — think mashed potatoes. Just don’t try using Idaho russets for potato salads, gratins or any dish that requires the potatoes to hold their shape.
Excellent at holding their shape, red potatoes are perfect for cooking in a skillet or roasting in the oven.
Iconic for their sweeter flavor, sweet potatoes are great for baking, mashing and are even used in desserts!