Did you know there are three basic categories of potatoes? In this video, you’ll learn all about the different types of potatoes. Some make great baked potatoes and French fries, but aren’t particularly good potato-salad potatoes. Others boil well but don’t make great bakers. In this video, you’ll see which potatoes are best for certain preparations. You’ll also see an easy trick for determining if your potatoes are the waxy kind and discover which varieties are general all-purpose potatoes. You’ll also get storage advice and tips for ensuring your potatoes cook evenly. Watch the video, then see our complete collection of potato recipes.