February 8th Special Days - Featuring 42+ Potato Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, February 08, 2021 | 0 comments
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Image: Potatoes Ready For the Pot, by CongerDesign on Pixabay

Image: Potato: A History of the Propitious Esculent | Kindle Edition | by John Reader (Author). Publisher: Yale University Press (March 17, 2009)
Potato: A History of the
Propitious Esculent
February 8th is... National Potato Lover's Day, National Girl Scout Cookie Day, National Boy Scouts Day/Boy Scout Anniversary Day (1910), Colorism Awareness Day, Laugh and Grow Rich Day/Laugh and Get Rich Day, Opera Day, National Kite Flying Day/Fly a Kite Day, Propose Day, Opera Day, National Molasses Bar Day, International Scotch Day, Rebel Day, National Iowa Day, Hari Kuyo (Japan), Preseren Day (Slovenia), Narvik Sun Pageant Day (Norway)

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Smashed, Mashed, Boiled,
and Baked--and Fried, Too!
National Potato Lover's Day
-- The word potato is derived from a Native American word Batata. The first cultivated potatoes date back to 5000 BC in Peru. Originally, they were purple and when cooked they turn a deep blue color. Most of the nutrients found in potatoes are in their skin. The average American eats 140 pounds of potatoes per year. The word spud actually means to dig a small hole in the ground, similar to spade, a tool to dig small holes.

Read: Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked--and Fried, Too! A Celebration of Potatoes in 75 Irresistible Recipes
-- Who knew a potato could ever taste so good? Raghavan Iyer, that's who! A master teacher and beloved, award-winning cookbook author, Raghavan pays tribute to his favorite ingredient in a continent-by-continent celebration of the amazing potato. Its recipes, inspired by a diversity of cuisines and accompanied by enticing full-color photographs, feature scrumptious starters, like Ecuadorean Llapingachos and Sweet Potato Samosas. Includes a guide to potato varieties, uses, and storage, plus fascinating stories in potato history for the truly obsessed.

Image: Potato Parcel - Send a message on a real potato! Funny replacement for greeting cards. Surprise gift box included. As seen on Shark Tank!
Send a message on a real potato!
Potato Pal - Your FACE or Message on a real potato!
-- Send your face, a friend's face, or the face of a celebrity on a potato to anyone you know! Potatoes can be anonymous or not. Perfect for birthdays, invitations, love notes, congrats messages, or any reason to catch someone's attention. A funny and unexpected gift for the person that has everything! As Seen on Shark Tank!

Image: Potato Gun | A clever toy shooter using the simple potato as ammunition
Potato Gun
Potato Gun
-- A plastic pistol shaped toy which shoots slugs of raw potato. Push the barrel into a potato, break off the slug, aim and shoot up to fifty feet. Loads of fun, environmentally harmless, and about as safe as any projectile toy can be!! Pulls apart for cleaning. For ages 5 and up.

🥔 Potato Coloring and Activity Books


Image: The Untold History of the Potato | Audible Audiobook – Unabridged | by John Reader (Author), Martin Hyder (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher). Audible.com Release Date: January 12, 2010
The Untold History of the Potato

Amazon Freebies:

🥔 Read Potato ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🥔 Free Potato apps

🥔 Free Potato game apps

🥔 Listen to Potato Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🥔 Watch Potato Videos for Free -- Join Amazon Prime - Watch Thousands of Movies and TV Shows Anytime - Start Free Trial Now

🥔 Listen to Potato Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🥔 Free Alexa Skills | Potato

🥔 Amazon Kids+ Free Trial - Unlimited access to more than 16,000 kid-friendly books, videos and apps, as well as parental controls to help create a unique experience for each child. (US, Germany, UK)

🥔 Prime Gaming Free Trial - Unlock instant access to tons of exclusive content for your favorite games, and a collection of PC games for free... each and every month.




The Potatopia Cookbook

Potato Recipes:

🥔 71 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever | Bonappetit

🥔 Our Top Recipes From 2019 | The Little Potato Company

🥔 111 Best Potato Recipes (Roasted, Fried, Mashed, and More)

🥔 Microwave 10-minute Loaded Potato

🥔 How To Cook A Perfect Baked Potato – No Foil Baked Potato

🥔 10 Healthy Potato Side Dishes | EverydayDiabeticRecipes.com

🥔 30 Paleo Sweet Potato Recipes Packed With Flavor

🥔 Worried About Carbs in Potatoes? 6 Low Carb Potato Substitutes




The Potato

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🥔 Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Printables | Web.UVic.ca

🥔 Potato Jigsaw Puzzles | Free Online Jigsaw Puzzles

🥔 14 Potato dot to dot printable worksheets

🥔 American Girl Doll Pringles Printables.jpg - American Girl Ideas

🥔 Free Potato Worksheets and Teachers Resources

🥔 Learning About the 5 Senses Potato Head Game and Free Printable

🥔 Flower Potato Stamping Craft and The Tiny Seed Free Printables

🥔 Speech, Language, Early Literacy Activities / Mr. Potato Head

🥔 Science for Kids: Sprouting Sweet Potatoes

🥔 Free Printables – The Seven Types of Potatoes Activities

🥔 Potato Man Vegetable Modelling Activity for Kids

🥔 Mr. And Mrs. Potato Head Craft For A Toy Story Party

🥔 The Potato Man Printables

🥔 The Potato Reset | Bonus Printables

🥔 Easy Crafts For Kids | How To Make Potato Stamps and How To Create Potato Prints

🥔 What is the Fastest Way to Bake a Potato? Baked Potato Science Fair Project

🥔 Potato PayTM is the latest in mealtime bribery

🥔 Potato Stamped Wrapping Paper: Three Ways

🥔 Potato People Craft

🥔 Growing Potatoes in a Bag - Farm to Preschool

🥔 Holiday Party Mashed Potato Bar with Printable Table Tents

🥔 Potato Activities Potato Resea - Making Learning Fun

🥔 Potatoes coloring pages

🥔 Fun and Easy Potato Bar

🥔 How to Sew a Microwave Potato Bag

🥔 57 Mr. Potato Head Coloring Pages

🥔 How to Make Kraft Paper Snack Bags for Your Summer Parties

🥔 Free printable Mr. Potato Head

🥔 How to Make a Potato Clock - Science Project

🥔 Spud's wacky world of adventures

🥔 ZhiBox is a series of paper toys for free

🥔 Potato Archives | Fun Family Crafts

🥔 Make Edible Paper in 3 Easy Steps





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