Attractive, smooth, thin yellow skin, shallow eyes, yellow flesh and uniform yields. Lends itself well to any method of potato preparation. Immensely popular since its 1981 release from Canada. If you like your fried potatoes golden brown, Yukon Gold will almost turn that color by themselves.
Yukon Gold is also favored by top chefs for making traditional mashed potatoes. With Yukon Gold, your mashed potatoes are golden and beautiful to both the eye and the taste. When first harvested, Yukon Gold shows unique pink eyes not seen in other yellow varieties. They are at their best when home grown.