Mini Baked Parmesan Potato Rounds

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This appetizer recipe for mini baked Parmesan potato rounds is easy to make and can be used for a fun breakfast idea or easy dinner idea. This tasty potatoes recipe is covered in Parmesan cheese, seasoned with some garlic salt and pepper, then baked until fork tender. You can serve these with your favorite sauce, such as ranch dressing or some nacho cheese. With simple ingredients to include potatoes, vegetable oil, parmesan cheese, garlic salt and pepper, you probably already have the ingredients in your kitchen. For the full step by step potatoes recipe, you'll want to take a look at the Great Grub Delicious Treats site.

There are almost as many potato varieties as there are potatoes recipes. Potatoes fall into three basic categories to include starchy, waxy, and all-purpose. Starchy potatoes are the variety that is great for both baking and frying potatoes recipes. Because of their starch content, they don't hold together very well when they are cooked. Starchy potatoes when cooked are fluffy and absorbent, perfect for baked potatoes with butter or the oil in a deep fryer. Starchy potatoes are good mashed, but you also must be careful not to overwork these potatoes, or else they will become a gluey mess. Waxy potatoes are the variety that has a smoother, more waxy texture, so this potato variety holds their shape while cooking. Waxy potatoes work well in potatoes recipes to include stews, soups, potato salad and scalloped potatoes recipes where you would need to boil, slice, or to roast the potatoes. All-purpose potatoes are the variety that has less starch than that of starchy potatoes, but not so much starch that they will all apart when cooked. All-purpose potatoes will work for most potatoes recipes. When it comes to the potato varieties that you use you want to avoid potatoes that have a green-tint to the potato skin. Potatoes with green skins have been exposed to too much light, and they have developed the toxin solanine which can cause conditions to include cramping, headaches, and fever. Such a potato will also have a bitter flavor.

Russet potatoes are a starchy potato variety. Russets are the potato that most people have fixed in their minds as the classic potato for all of their potatoes recipes. Russets are ideal for baking potatoes and are also good mashed and fried. Jewel Yam are starchy potatoes and are sweet potato, not a true jam. Jewel yams are the most commonly found sweet potato you find in the market. Jewel yams are great baked or roasted. Japanese Sweet Potato is a starchy variety. This sweet potato variety has a pink to purple skin and white flesh. Japanese sweet potato flavor is sweet and nutty. Japanese sweet potatoes can be grilled, baked or steamed. Red Thumb is a waxy potato that can be used for your easy dinner ideas and fun breakfast ideas. Fingerling potatoes have bright red skin and pink flesh. This variety is best boiled or roasted and is a favorite among chefs. French Fingerling are waxy potatoes which have pink skins and yellow flesh. This heirloom fingerling variety has smooth skin and yellow flesh. There is usually a little pinkish ring that is right under the skin. French fingerlings are a great potato for roasting. Red Gold potatoes are an all-purpose. Red Gold potatoes are medium sized tan and red skinned potatoes that have a golden flesh. The texture of this potato is smooth and moist, and the flavor is both sweet and nutty.

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