About 20 minutes I have what I call my potato pan not all Caphalon the bottom of the pot inside is hard anodized beautiful 2 quart I can use my round potato masher tool on it .. I put just enough water to boil them yes i start in cold water like Ron
Wow!! The last 2 years we’ve had a really good potato crop. I have two 5 gallon buckets Left in the basement. They are sprouting now so we will use them for seed potatoes if they last that long.Many years ago, I was permitted to grow a garden in a long decomposed sawdust pile. I planted 2 lbs. of Red Pontiacs along with tomatoes and other goodies. When the garden was done in the fall, I dug up 220 lbs. of potatoes. The biggest one was by far the largest potato that I have ever grown. It weighed 7 1/2 lbs. I did not have steak and potatoes with it, I had steaks and a potato.
Being from Idaho, I know how to grow potatoes. However, I struggle with it every year. Trying to figure out the right soil solution and how long to keep them in the soil before Harvest.Ah, but I have to get mine at the store 2 years ago I got 50 pounds of white potatoes from my Farmer's Market friend. Last year his crop was a total loss. Too wet to harvest, then the ground froze
I'll have to try growing the Red Pontiac.