Posts by julie

Bacon Crusted Mashed Potato Balls

Ingredients: 2 c of Cold River Gold Mashed Potatoes (try this quick and easy Instapot recipe!) ¼ c of chopped Green Onion 1 lb. of Bacon (cooked and chopped into small pieces) 1 egg beaten 4 oz. of cubed cheddar cheese Directions: Mix mashed potatoes, green onion, and ¼ cup of the chopped, cooked bacon. Shape potatoes into small balls (slightly larger than your cubes of cheese) Press cheese cube into the center of a ball of potatoes and work the potatoes to fully enclose the cheese. Dip the potato ball into your egg, and then roll in the remaining bacon bits. Place on a cookie sheet and bake...

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Easy Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Serves 5-6 Ingredients: 2 ½ lbs. of Cold River Gold Potatoes (5-6 potatoes) ¼ C Butter ¼ C Sour Cream ¼ C Milk 1 tsp. Salt ½ tsp. of Garlic Salt Pepper to Taste Directions: Peel and cube potatoes Place potatoes in the Instapot add enough water to just barely cover the potatoes, about 4-5 cups. Add 1 tsp. of salt to the water. Using Manual mode, set Instapot to cook for 8 minutes. At the end of 8 minutes quick release the steam. Drain the water and return the potatoes to the Instapot. Add milk, butter, sour cream, and garlic salt.  Mash and add pepper to...

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Duchess Potatoes

This recipe serves 30, but can easily be scaled down, and we think it’s well worth it! Ingredients 10 lbs Cold River Gold potatoes 2 lbs (or 4 cups) butter 8 ounces cream (to desired consistency) 8 egg yolks Approximately 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg, to taste sea salt and pepper, to taste Directions Peel and cube potatoes to roughly the same size. Cook potatoes in a large pot of salted boiling water until they’re tender. While potatoes are cooking, bring butter and cream to a simmer in a saucepan and then remove from heat. Drain potatoes thoroughly and put through a food mill or...

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Hand-cut Skinny Fries

Ingredients 1 pound Cold River Gold potatoes 1⁄2 – 3 Tablespoons canola oil Directions You’ll need an air fryer for this one! Cut potatoes into thin 2-inch strips. Soak cut potatoes in cold water with ice for 30 minutes (this will remove excess starch). Drain well, then pat with a paper towel until very dry. Place oil and fries into a large mixing bowl and toss for equal distribution. Use at least 1⁄2 Tablespoon oil. For crispier fries, use more oil but do not exceed 3 Tablespoons. Insert crisper plate in basket and put the basket in unit and preheat by selecting AIR FRY and setting to...

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Cold Potato Salad

Ingredients 7 lbs Cold River Gold potatoes, peeled, boiled, and cooled 12 ounces celery, diced 3 ounces pimentos, diced (optional) 3 ounces onions, minced 4 eggs, hard boiled and chopped 1 ounce parsley, washed and chopped 1⁄2 Cup sweet relish 3 Cups mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup apple cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon sugar, to taste Salt and pepper, to taste Directions Boil and cool potatoes, then dice. Place cooled potatoes in a bowl and mix with celery, pimentos, onions, and hard boiled eggs. In a separate mixing bowl, add parsley, sweet relish, mayonnaise, cider vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper. Whisk...

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