Posts Tagged "Maine Farming"

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

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,” said Don Thibodeau, President and CEO of Green...

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Potato, Parsnip, and Cabbage Soup

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 find our potatoes in the store?  Look for the Green...

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Smooth Potato Hummus Appetizer

Prep Time: 15 mins. – Cook Time: 15 mins. – Serves: 6 Ingredients: For the hummus: 1 lb. GTF Signature Chef potatoes (or any other yellow potato) Sea salt 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. tahini 3 Tbsp. lemon juice ¼ tsp bittersweet smoked paprika, + more for serving ¼ c + 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, + more for serving   For serving: 6-8 small carrots, cut into sticks 1 bunch radishes, trimmed & halved or quartered if large 6-8 baby bell peppers, halved or quartered if large, seeds removed ½ bunch skinny asparagus, ends trimmed   Instructions: Pour water into a...

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