September 30, 2022

I Heart Potatoes





I found a special spud among my potatoes. It reminded me of how much I heart potatoes.

First of all, the are easy to grow, and easy to store. 

They are also nutritious, and delicious. Even better, you can do a million things with the lowly potato. I particularly like them mashed with bean broth gravy, and scalloped. 

One medium potato (skin on) has about 110 calories, and three grams of protein. It is an excellent source of potassium and 27 milligrams of Vitamin C, which is almost a half of daily requirements.

The top potato growers are China, India, Russia, Ukraine, and the USA. 

However, they grow well in many soil types and locations, which makes them perfect for growing in your survival garden.

Let's hope we don't have to, but if we did, a person could actually live off potatoes. It's science! 

Pair with a serving of milk and/or butter and we're talking about a near-perfect, humble, easy to grow and store survival food.

What's not to like?

I heart potatoes.











2 comments:

  1. Anonymous9:39 AM

    Can you share your bean broth gravy recipe? Is it simply bean broth?

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    1. Anonymous10:47 AM

      Yes, you can find it here: https://notbuyinganything.blogspot.com/2011/02/beanalicious-bean-broth-gravy-recipe.html

      It is made with bean broth, oil, onions, flour, and salt. We use other spices, too, depending on how we are using it. We may use cumin, chilli powder, and/or turmeric. Usually we add a teaspoon of Bragg/soy sauce.

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