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Bacon Crusted Mashed Potato Balls

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Recipes | 0 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 | 0 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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Potato, Parsnip, and Cabbage Soup

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Fall is here which means two things…it’s time for new potatoes and soup recipes!  Ring in the new season with this potato soup recipe that is sure to warm you up.   Ingredients: 3 cups cubed Green Thumb Farms potatoes 2 parsnips, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable bouillon base 2 quarts water, or as needed to cover 1 cup applesauce 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 large cloves garlic, mashed into a paste 1 teaspoon truffle oil 1 head green cabbage, chopped Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste   Trying to...

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Bacon Wrapped New Potatoes

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

With new potatoes in stock could there be a better time to make this recipe?  This easy recipe would make a perfect appetizer for your next game day event! Ingredients: 15 small new potatoes 5 slices bacon, cut into thirds 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix 15 toothpicks   Directions: Preheat an outdoor grill for low heat, and lightly oil the grate. Wrap each potato with a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick. Sprinkle the potatoes with the powdered ranch dressing mix. Place the wrapped potatoes on the grill, turning the potatoes...

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