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Audrey’s Potato Pancakes

Posted by on May 28, 2019 in Recipes | 0 comments

Recipe Submitted by Guy Purinton Ingredients:  2 medium Green Thumb Farms white potatoes Salt Black pepper 1 egg 1 Tbs flour Spices to liking or taste   Directions: Wash and shred the potatoes (I like to leave skins on) Pat dry to remove excess moisture. In a bowl beat one egg until fairly well mixed. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add in the potatoes and mix well. Sprinkle in flour and mix.   Audrey (my mother) was an awesome cook, but she also was a kind of a minimalist when it came to spices in many foods. This is where her recipe stops,...

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Cold River Gold Hasselback Easter Potatoes

Posted by on Apr 10, 2019 in Recipes | 0 comments

Pairs well with Lamb or Ham!   Ingredients: 1 Cold River Gold potato per person (and a couple extras for leftovers!) 1 pkg. of Fresh Rosemary 1 Stick of Butter 1 1/2 Tbsp of Sea Salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350° Cut a thin slice off the potato so they’ll sit steady when placed in the pan. On the top of the potato make 10 -12 very thin slices ¾ of the way through the potato, being careful not to cut through. Heat butter until just melted, set aside. Strip the leaves from Rosemary stems, discard stems. Fine mince Rosemary with chef’s knife...

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Bacon Crusted Mashed Potato Balls

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Recipes | 2 comments

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...

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Easy Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

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...

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Duchess Potatoes

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

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...

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Hand-cut Skinny Fries

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

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...

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Cold Potato Salad

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

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,...

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Holiday Potatoes

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients 4-5 lbs Cold River Gold potatoes 11⁄2 Cups whole milk 1⁄2 Cup heavy cream 2 Tablespoons butter 1 Cup smoked gouda cheese, grated 1 Cup fontina cheese, grated 2 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 2 cloves garlic, peeled 3 or 4 sprigs of fresh thyme Directions Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a deep 9×13 baking dish. Put milk, cream, garlic, thyme, butter, salt, and pepper in a saucepan and simmer over very low heat for 20-30 minutes. While the milk is simmering, wash potatoes and slice thin, at least 1/4 inch. (If you have a mandolin slicer...

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Cold River Gold Mashed Potatoes

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients 4 lbs. cooked, peeled and quartered Cold River Gold potatoes 1⁄2 Cup salted butter* 1⁄2 Cup Half & Half* 1⁄2 Cup sour cream* *Vegan alternative: Replace milk and sour cream with 1 Cup unflavored milk substitute and replace butter with vegan butter substitute Directions Peel and quarter potatoes, then gently boil them in a pot for 12-15 minutes. Drain well for about 5 minutes. Potatoes should be tender (but not overcooked). Prep mixture while potatoes cook. Combine 1⁄2 cup each of Half & Half (or milk), butter and sour...

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Green Thumb Farms Launches Cold River Gold, a Potato Variety that Chefs Dig

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in News | 2 comments

FRYEBURG, MAINE –  NOVEMBER 15, 2018 This holiday season, home cooks will be able to purchase the premium potato that professional chefs in Maine have loved for years. Cold River Gold is now available to consumers at select retailers in New England. Distinctive new packaging made of craft paper – and visual art work that celebrates the Cold River and its unique growing region – makes the new brand easy to find. “Our restaurant partners have told us again and again how delicious this potato is, whether mashed, fried, boiled, or baked,”...

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