Posts Tagged "Maine Farming"

Dry Beans: An Easy Recipe For Healthy Eating

One of my little pleasures here at Green Thumb Farms is strolling down to our bean-packing facility. It’s amazing to see the transformation from dried plants in the field (yep! This is a field-dried product, check out our video here.) into one of nature’s artistic and nutritious creations, Jacob’s Cattle Beans.

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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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Stuffed Fingerling Potatoes

I came across this recipe the other day and thought it was a perfect fit for our new Side Delights® Gourmet Petite Fingerling Potatoes. It was super easy, and made for a colorful addition to my plate! Here is the recipe from allrecipes.com: Ingredients: 1 16 oz. the container of sour cream 1 1 oz. pkg of dry onion soup mix 1 lb. Side Delights® Gourmet Petite Fingerling Potatoes 1 14 oz. pkg. of cooked bacon Directions: Mix sour cream and onion soup mix together in a bowl; chill in the refrigerator for flavors to blend, 2 hours to overnight. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with...

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