Idaho and the Blue-Plate Special

Hello there, and welcome to the 17th day of May. If you’ve been with me for a while, then you might remember that May 17th is National Idaho Day. Idaho – home of the Russet Potatoes, stanch Republicans and even the focal point of secession.

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Idaho is more than just Potatoes

Welcome to Idaho. The state is most known for three things – the Rocky Mountains, outdoor recreation and potatoes. It’s also one the most fiercely loyal Republican states in the country. The last Democrat President candidate to win in Idaho was Linden B. Johnson.

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Ho There Idaho

Today we celebrate the great state of Idaho. Idaho is surprisingly active from a geological perspective. Although not necessarily visible to the human eye, vast and varied landscapes are continuously forming, growing and changing thanks to the remarkable volcanic process that makes Idaho the beautiful state it is.

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Smoky Chipotle Idaho Fries with Dipping Sauce

If you have been following along for a while now, you know that sometimes my brain works in ways that don’t always make sense. At least not to the outside world. Did you know that today is National Idaho Day? We all know that the best potatoes come from Idaho. So it wasn’t a huge leap to think French Fries, right? Well, yes and no.

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