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10 Reasons I Love Potatoes

Every Friday I list 10 Reasons I Love {fill in the blank}. Previously, I have talked about my friends, today I give you...my favorite tuber. So, here are 10 Reasons I Love Potatoes...

10. They're filling. If you're ever hungry, eat a potato. You won't be hungry afterwards.

09. They come in a variety of colors, shapes, sizes, and flavors. There's really a potato for everyone.

08. Potatoes are a versatile food. They can be baked, fried, mashed, boiled, dehydrated, sauteed & pureed. They can be served cold or hot.

07. They are also versatile for craft projects, such as making a Mr. Potato Head, creating potato stamps & for powering a clock for an elemantary school science project.

06. Potatoes don't like to be ignored. When you forget about them in the cupboard, they try and reach out to you. They grow stalks from their tubers that say, "Don't forget about me! If you do, my stalks will grow so much you can eat me anymore."

05. Potatoes aren't stuck in their ways. They can be savory or sweet...a main course, an appetizer, or a dessert.

04. Potatoes can get you buzzed. You can use them to make wine or a light Vodka. It takes about a year before you can drink the potato alcohol, but it can be done. Here's the recipe.

03. Potatoes are cheap. If you're broke or would rather spend your paycheck on shoes than food, a potato is an inexpensive meal choice.

02. Potatoes can also be used as a method of self-defense. How? I don't know. But I couldn't think of anything else for #2.

01. Potatoes make me happy.