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Are these okay to eat?

Post  Gaff-Rig on 5/9/2012, 1:49 am

I harvested some potatoes in a bucket today. they are red potatoes. They have all these dark little spots/bumps on the skin.

The inner part of the potato seems firm and does not have any blemishes.

Is there anything wrong with this potato? Is it safe to eat?

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Re: Are these okay to eat?

Post  Chopper on 5/9/2012, 2:38 am

That is a mighty small picture but they look good to me. I do not see why not. If you do not like the look of the skin and its blemishes, just peel and eat that way. If the flesh looks normal, why not?


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Post  Goosegirl on 5/9/2012, 7:13 am

I enlarged the pic to take a look and they look great to me! I would peel them up and eat!



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Post  llama momma on 5/9/2012, 7:22 am

A type of blight? Should be able to find lots of info on line or call your local extension service.

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Post  SwampCatNana on 5/9/2012, 8:20 am

I've actually gotten red potatoes that look like this at the store and had no problem. sunny


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