Well, coming from a guy raised in an Irish household (complete with broom swinging grandmother!), there is nothing wrong with them. Roast them, mash them, mix them with turnips, they really add something to any meal. And I could eat all of the potatoes I wanted without any ill effects. The desserts tended to get to me though.
In all of the universe there is only one person with your exact charateristics. Just like there is only one person with everybody else's characteristics. Effectively, your uniqueness makes you pretty average.