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Here are 50 genius ways to cook potatoes

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TDmonthly Magazine. She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking. You can see the recipes she creates on her vegan food blog, A Life of Litt...

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

You say potato, I say potahto, but pretty much everyone says yum! when presented with either.

British kitchen company Lark and Larks thought long and hard about the seemingly humble tuber and came up with 50 ways it can be transformed into something delicious.

It would be a mistake to overlook the different types of potato too. From new potatoes to fingerling, purple potatoes to sweet, these versatile veggies offer something for everyone. Here are our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, with recipes.

1. Ultimate creamy mashed potatoes

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Butter and heavy cream make everything better, especially with these decadent mashed potatoes.

2. Spicy bacon potatoes au gratin

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Adding cheese and bacon to these potatoes and then baking them make a dish that's supremely creamy inside and crispy-savory on top.

3. Pepperoni and cheese-stuffed hasselback potatoes

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

You'll never leave your crust behind when you make pizza on a fluffy-yet-crispy hasselback potato.

4. Broccoli and cheese-stuffed mini potatoes

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Broccoli and cheese are the perfect combo. Potatoes and cheese are the perfect combo. Potatoes, broccoli and cheese? Out of this world!

5. Brisket and cheese-stuffed jumbo potatoes

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

If you've ever thought of having baked potatoes for Sunday dinner, then this is the recipe you've been waiting for. It doesn't get heartier or homier than brisket, cheese and baked potatoes.

6. Shoestring fries with black truffle oil, sea salt and parsley

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Say goodbye to soggy, mealy french fries. These shoestring fries are unfailingly crisp and have a dash of somethin' special thanks to truffle oil, sea salt and fresh parsley.

7. Sweet potato ham hash

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Sweet potato hash not only tastes totally killer, but it's also more nutritious than hash made with regular spuds. Plus, the sweetness of the potatoes plays beautifully off of the smoky, salty ham.

8. Rosemary sweet potato rolls

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Tender, moist and lightly sweet: These rolls will convince you to never bake without potatoes again.

9. Caramelized sweet potato skewers

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Sweet potatoes sliced, deep-fried, then coated in sugar? You literally can't go wrong.

10. Potato skin nachos

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Say adios to tortilla chips — potatoes can stand up to hearty nacho toppings way better. Load on the guac!

11. Tex-Mex stuffed potato poppers

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Hot, fluffy potatoes and cool, tangy sour cream are a match made in heaven.

12. Slow cooker creamy potato soup

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Potatoes are already comfort food, but when you blend them into a creamy, spoonable soup? You'll be ready to snuggle up after one bowlful.

13. Bacon fat-roasted potato salad

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

Words can barely describe how amazing this potato salad tastes, but I'll try: smoky, salty, rich, tangy, creamy, fluffy, delicious!

And don't forget potato wedges, galette, curly fries, hash browns... In fact, why not check out the infographic below for some more ideas?

Our 13 favorite ways to cook potatoes, plus more in a handy infographic

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