TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: The Saucy Ladies Kettle Chips

The Saucy Ladies have created a line of deliciously crunchy, old-fashioned kettle chips. First, let’s take a minute to compare kettle chips—the original potato chips—to the modern, continuous-process chips.     WHAT ARE KETTLE CHIPS? As their name might suggest, what we now call “small batch” potato chips were originally cooked in a large kettle.…
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FOOD FUN: Heart-Shaped Potato Chips Recipe

[1] Heart-shaped potato chips tinted pink with beet juice (photo © In Erika’s Kitchen | Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Idaho® russet potatoes. Here’s more about russets (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [3] While any size cookie cutter can cut a heart from dough, you need a cookie cutter that’s narrow enough to cut a slice…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 35+ Food & Beverage Pairings

We love pairing flavors to their best advantage. Here are our previous pairing recommendations, with a new one below for potato chip lovers: Beer & Summer Food Pairings Breads & Spreads Pairings Cake & Wine Pairings Cheese & Beer Cheese & Bread Pairings Cheese & Cheese Condiments Pairings Cheese & Chocolate Pairings Cheese & Wine…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Flavored Chips For Super Bowl Sunday

As you stroll down the snacks aisle of the supermarket, instead of grabbing the same old chips, treat your crowd to something special. For more than a decade, chips have been exploding in flavor. Although most supermarkets give shelf space to the three or so biggest sellers, bagel chips, bean chips, pita chips, potato chips,…
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PRODUCT: Kettle Brand Bakes Chips

Last year, we entered Kettle Brand Chips’ the People’s Choice Create-a-Chip Challenge. Our inspiration was a fully loaded baked potato: sour cream, chives, shredded Cheddar cheese and bacon. Fifty-four other people had the same idea, and Fully Loaded Baked Potato was the winner. The final recipe—the 15th in the current main line of chips (see…
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