Easter potatoes over Easter eggs?  People in New Jersey say they are conservative

Grocery shoppers in New Jersey agree that Americans should “stick to eggs” this Easter, judging by their efforts to decorate potatoes instead of eggs.

“Potatoes instead of eggs? That’s weird,” Mike told Fox News. “Just pay.”

A shopper Maria said, “Oh, buy a dozen eggs for the children. Come on.”

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The idea of ​​coloring potatoes this Easter started spreading on social media over the winter due to the rising cost of eggs. Egg prices have stabilized. From January high But in February, compared to the same period last year, it still increased by 55%, while the price of potatoes increased by only 14% year-on-year, according to the Consumer Price Index.

“If you have to buy less eggs, I’ll still take the eggs,” Darius told Fox News.

“Or just go on an Easter egg hunt,” chimed in his friend Leroy.

One woman, Lydia, said the idea was “nuts.”

“Just bring plastic eggs and put candy in themShe said.

Some Americans suggest coloring potatoes for Easter this year because of the high cost of eggs.

Some Americans suggest coloring potatoes for Easter this year because of the high cost of eggs. (Matthias Bain/Photo Consortium via Getty Images)

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According to Mike, the eggs didn’t cost enough to make the sacrifice.

“Probably steak and meat now, I’m sure,” he said. “It’s not eggs. Children need eggs.”

The potato industry has taken advantage of a money-saving idea that is spreading on the Internet. Potato AmericaThe Board of Marketing, which represents American growers and importers, is offering decorating tips on its website, saying potatoes are less fragile than eggs and are suitable for children.

The group writes if they do not get every potato in each time Hunt for Resurrectionists. You survived the smell of rotten eggs.

Lydia said it was decorating potatoes for Easter "Nuts" And parents should only get plastic eggs instead.

Lydia says decorating potatoes for Easter is “nuts” and parents should get plastic eggs instead. (Fox News)

People in New Jersey remain committed to them. Easter egg traditionHowever.

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“That’s the problem in society today. We’re losing our culture,” Leroy told Fox News.

“Tradition is tradition,” said another man, John. “Everything is expensive – potatoes are very expensive. So, stick to eggs.”

“I really enjoyed doing it with the kids and grandkids, you know?” Carol said. “It won’t be like that.”

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