Eating in Season – Potatoes

No Small Potatoes Potatoes are often connected with memorable and comforting occasions as they are an important and valuable staple in numerous holiday recipes and celebrations throughout history. It’s no mistake that the potato has sustained many cultures throughout history, however, did you know that potatoes are also environmentally friendly food? Here’s why, potatoes produce… Read More »

Potato, Sausage and Cabbage Soup

3-4 Sausage links, browned, drained, sliced and set aside 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and cut into chunks 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 1-pound head of green cabbage, cored and sliced thin 5 medium white potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 3 large carrots, peeled and chopped 6-8 cups vegetable broth 1/4… Read More »

Spicy Sausage, Potato & Kale Soup

Yield: 6-8 servings 1 pound spicy Italian sausage chicken or pork) 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper, plus more to taste 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional 2 large bunches of kale, stemmed… Read More »

Asparagus Frittata Italian Omelet

Beat 6 eggs Add ¼ c milk Mix in 1 pre-boiled or baked potato peeled and cubed Pinch of salt 1 t minced garlic ¼ c shredded parmesan cheese 1/2 – 3/4 c pre-cooked vegetable chopped steamed broccoli, spinach, sautéed zucchini, asparagus Pour beaten mixture into a heated frying pan coated with olive oil. Allow… Read More »

Dijon Chicken Stew with Potatoes and Kale

4 teaspoons olive oil, divided, more if needed 2 cups sliced leek 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/3 cup all-purpose flour (about 1 1/2 ounces) 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces 1/2 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided… Read More »

Swedish Cream Potatoes

10 medium potatoes, peeled and diced 1 medium onion finely chopped 2 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 cups half-and-half cream 1/2 tablespoon salt 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh dill or chopped parsley or finely chopped chives or a mixture of herbs   Melt the butter in a large pan and sauté the potatoes and onions. Add… Read More »

Potato Salad

While over in Germany last year Farmer Kurt stopped by the home of one or our International Students.  He was served this potato salad.  The recipe came with ingredients and not much in the way of measurements so here is our version. We served this at Customer Appreciation Weekend. Potato Salad  1 bowl of potatoes… Read More »

Garlic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes

2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, washed and quartered 4 cloves garlic Kosher salt 1 cup heavy cream, warm 1/2 stick cold butter cut into pats Place the potatoes and garlic in a large sauce pan. Cover with 1 to 2 inches cold water and season generously with salt. The water should taste like the sea.… Read More »

Twice Baked Potato

4 medium russet potatoes 8 ounces 90%-lean ground beef 1 cup broccoli florets, finely chopped 1 cup water 1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, divided 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 3 scallions, sliced Pierce potatoes all over with a fork. Place in the microwave and cook on… Read More »

German Potato Salad

While over in Germany last year Farmer Kurt stopped by the home of one or our International Students.  He was served this potato salad.  The recipe came with ingredients and not much in the way of measurements so here is our version. We served this at Customer Appreciation Weekend. 1 bowl of potatoes 2-2 1/2… Read More »

Quinoa Chowder with Spinach, Feta, and Scallions

3/4 cup quinoa, any color or variety 8 cups (2 quarts) water, plus more as needed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium garlic clove, finely chopped 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped 1/2 pound Yukon Gold potatoes (about 1 large), peeled and small dice 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as… Read More »