I was shopping Wal-Mart a few days ago and look what I discovered - Funeral Potatoes.

I had to take a second glance and then I got curious on what these Funeral Potatoes where all about.

I've since discovered what the heck Funeral Potatoes are and you can purchase them at Wal-Mart (if you so dare!)

The dish is popular in the South and the Midwest, according to Today.com, and a recipe for funeral potatoes can be found in the Mormon Relief Society Cookbooks dating back to the 20th century. The Wall Street Journal even published multiple funeral potato recipes last year.

Augason Farms, the company that manufactures the funeral potatoes, seems to have a good sense of humor about its now-trending product: The back of its funeral potatoes pouch reads “potatoes to die for.” If you or a friend needs some comfort food, you can get your own pouch of cheesy-potato goodness for just $10 at Walmart.

Here's a more in-depth article talking about these potatoes so the next time you see Funeral Potatoes on the shelf, it's NOT your imagination!


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