Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Taste Test

Taste test: potato puffs

Back to school means back to weeknight dinner dilemmas and the search for child-friendly foods. Potato puffs, commonly called tater tots after the familiar ones from Ore-Ida, are a fun option. We assembled a panel of moms to help us pick the brand of potatoes they would most likely serve to their children. All were baked in the oven, according to package directions.

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

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