Spud State No More?


Oh well I guess it’s better than *some* state mottos.

“A state lawmaker wants to peel Idaho’s standard license plate of the legend ‘Famous Potatoes’ in a battle over whether the lowly spud should symbolize a state whose major export is high technology.

Frank Muir, president of the Idaho Potato Commission, is irked over the proposal, which he says undercuts the spud’s considerable contributions to the state. After beating back the onslaught of low-carb diets in recent years, the last thing the Idaho potato industry expected was to be mashed at home, he said…”

Hey, have you ever eaten an Ice Cream Baked Potato?

Idaho’s image becomes hot potato:

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About Retired Geezer

Just another Old Retired Geezer in the Spud State.

Posted on February 28, 2006, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Idaho will always be known for its potatoes! I’ve never had the ice cream spud. This recipe looks interesting too.

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