The potatoes have eyes, if you left them to their own devices for too long. Here’s what they are and how to deal with them. 

When a potato is “over the hill,” it starts growing little sprouts, also called eyes. If those sprouts grow, spread and turn parts of your potato green, not only will your potato taste terrible (because it’s old and sprouted), it also might be poisonous. So…buy yourself some new potatoes. Or russets, whatever. That’s a potato joke. 

Use today’s Word of the Day: 8 Kinds Of Food Poisoning To Know And Avoid