Potatoes have been a popular food for centuries so it’s about time this perfect spud gets its own holiday. Mashed, smashed, chipped, fried, sliced or covered in cheese, potatoes can be eaten with just about every meal. They are also an easy way to get iron, potassium and vitamin c. So load up and cook Idahos finest for dinner to celebrate and give gratitude for its versatility and overall yumminess.

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Potato's in History:

1995 NASA and the University of Wisconsin partnered to grow the first veggie in space and you guessed it... a potato

1802 Thomas Jefferson served French-fried potatoes at the White House.

What is your favorite way to fix and eat potatoes?