Russets, also known as Idaho potatoes, are a versatile starch that is a perfect staple to add to your diet. They have a mild nutty flavor and go well with a variety of sauces and preparations. Russet potatoes are an all-purpose potato being neither too starchy nor waxy making it perfect for baking, frying, boiling, or mashing. They keep for a long time in a cool, dry place.
Potatoes take generous amounts of salt. Season aggressively. Pairs amazingly with dairy such as butter, double cream, or crème fraîche.