While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
It’s hard not to love the potato, so it seems fitting that we’re rewarded with National Potato Lovers' Month. Spuds have been around since about 8,000 B.C., and were initially grown by Peruvians.
When the Spanish conquered that part of South America, they took the tubers back to Europe.
Whether mashed, fried, baked or scalloped, here are some fun facts about the humble spud: