A tuberous vegetable with a relatively smooth skin that can be brown, yellow, red, or purple and a crisp meat, that is usually white or yellow. Potatoes may be round, elongated or oval. They sometimes have buds (eyes) that need to be removed. New potatoes are those that haven't been stored and usually are through of as small. Potatoes are probably the most widely enjoyed of all vegetables since it is a popular food for all ages.