Published on Friday, 20 December 2013 00:00
Potatoes have long been revered on the internet as one of the awesomest things that Mother Nature gave to us. The list for how awesome potatoes are goes on and on, but here we just scrape the top off explaining its magnificent versatility.
1. Potatoes are cheap and abundant!
2. Chips make great comfort food whether they are straight or crinkled!
3. Golden brown fries are divine (also regardless if they are straight or crinkled)...
4. Especially if it is covered with a layer of hot, melty cheese!
5. And sprinkled with yummy yummy yummy bacon!
6. They somehow become tastier when made curly!
7. And equally awesome when cut in the shape of waffles!
8. Potatoes do not become nauseating when mashed to a pulp, instead they become this lovely heap of pure melt-in-your-mouth goodness!
9. Potatoes are still crazily delicious when served cold!
10. Potato gratin is the stuff that dreams are made of! Absolutely perfect when paired when mushrooms!
11. Potatoes are still ever so delightful when they are simply baked and topped with miscellaneous ingredients.
12. Even potato skins are to die for!
13. No one can ever get sick of roasted potatoes!
14. Wedges are crispy on the outside, and soft like a cloud on the inside.
15. Just look at these beautiful crisp and browned potatoes! Hasselback potatoes are the bomb-diggity!
16. Hashbrowns are tongue porn! Yeah... that sexy golden hue.
17. Potatoes are NEAT!
18. This dancing potato.
19. This adorable potato that wants to give you a loving bear hug.
20. Everyone is rocking out to this insane potato song!
As great and awesome as potatoes are... do know this:
“It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.”
- Douglas Adams
Just enjoy potatoes as they are - they are there for our pleasure and enjoyment. While reveling in potatoes may temporarily cast all your troubles and worries aside, potatoes are definitely not a permanent solution to all your problems.