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Ratha Tep
July 01, 2009

Tarver King (at right) of the Goodstone Inn & Estate in Middleburg, Virginia, uses potato flakes by Idaho Spuds instead of bread crumbs for gratins, croquettes and baked oysters. “They’re supercheap and make an incredible crust,” he says.

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