Recipes

Crock Pot Corned Beef Dinner

With St. Patty’s Day just around the corner, we thought this recipe is a great easy way to partake in the festivities! Ingredients: 2 -2 1⁄2 lbs corned beef brisket 1 medium onion, sliced 1 stalk celery, cut in 3 4 medium potatoes, peeled and halved 4 medium carrots, peeled cut in 3 1 cup beef bouillon 1 bay leaf 1 garlic clove, smashed 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1⁄2 teaspoon dry mustard 4 small cabbage, cut into wedges 1 teaspoon caraway seed Nutrition Info: Serving Size: 1 (1256 g) Servings Per Recipe: 4 Amount Per Serving and % Daily Value Calories 956.5 Calories from Fat 399...

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2016 The International Year of the Pulses

The UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of the Pulses. What is a pulse? Pulses include crops that are harvested for their dry seed. Red Kidney beans, Soldier beans, Jacob’s Cattle beans, and Yellow Eye beans are the first few examples that come to my mind. Amazingly, we grow them! Why is this significant to you? Simply put, you cannot find a better addition to your diet! Beans are a nutrient dense food packed with different vitamins and minerals including Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin C and more! They are also high in lignans and flavonoids which play a role in...

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Potato Cookies

Potatoes and cookies are certainly two of my favorite foods though I don’t believe I’ve ever tried a potato cookie. When I was shown this recipe, my interest was peaked, to say the least! I do believe this recipe will be on the docket for my son and I this weekend. Ingredients: ½ C Butter 1 C Packed Brown Sugar 1 tsp. Vanilla 1 Lg. Egg 2 oz. Unsweetened Chocolate, melted ½ C Mashed Potatoes ½ C Nuts 1 ½ C Flour ½ tsp. Salt ½ tsp. Baking Powder ¾ C Buttermilk Directions: Cream butter and sugar; add egg and vanilla. Blend in chocolate, potatoes and nuts. Add dry ingredients with the...

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Maine Baked Beans

Ingredients: 2 lbs. of State of Maine Dry Beans (any variety) 1/2 Salt Pork 1/4 C Sugar 1/2 – 2/3 C Molasses 2 tsp. Dry Mustard 1/2 tsp. Pepper Dash of Salt 1 Medium Onion (optional) Directions: Pick over the beans and soak them overnight in cold water.  In the morning, parboil the beans in fresh water until the skins crack when blown upon.  If an onion is used, cut in quarters and put in the bottom of bean pot.  Drain and add the parboiled beans.  Cut through the rind of the salt pork to a depth of 1/2 inch, and place the pork on top of the beans.  Mix the sugar, molasses, mustard,...

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A Smashing Side!

I’m not a very inventive cook, so I often look to Pinterest when I need something new to try. The other day I was browsing for a new potato recipe and came across a blog titled, The Comfort of Cooking. She had a recipe called “Crispy Salt and Vinegar Smashed Potatoes” that caught my attention. Since malt salt and vinegar chips are practically a staple in our house I figured this was a must try recipe, and what better recipe to let my 2-year-old son help with! I of course, started by placing a bag of our Side Delights® Gourmet Petite Real Red Potatoes in a pot to boil until tender. Next, I...

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Stuffed Potatoes Two Ways

Tomorrow is Potato Day…I mean St. Patrick’s Day!  Partake in the festivities by trying out one of these recipes! Irish Potato Bites Ingredients: 1 Pkg. of Side Delights™ Real Red Petite Potatoes ½ C Corned Beef ¼ C Cheddar Cheese, shredded 1 Tbsp. Butter, melted Salt Sour Cream (optional) Directions: Fill a large pot with water and bring it to a boil.  Add potatoes and boil until they are fork tender. Preheat oven to 400° F. Once potatoes are cooked and have cooled, cut each one in half and cut a small slice off of the rounded end so the potato can sit up. Scoop out the inside of each potato...

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