02/05/2013 05:35 pm ET Updated Apr 07, 2013

The Most Decadent Potato Dishes In The U.S.

Chad Robertson

By Jordana Rothman, Food & Wine

We roast them and fry them; we pulverize them with butter and drown them in cream; they get boiled and steamed, grated and riced: The humble potato takes an awful beating, but the ancient crop is entering a golden age in the American kitchen. Versatile and fundamentally satisfying, potatoes are a favorite canvas for chefs who use the earthy tubers as a starting point for deluxe preparations. Here, Food & Wine names America's most decadent potato dishes.

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America's Most Decadent Potato Dishes