Our Potato Soup

The harvest season is here and so is the season for soup. This easy Potato Soup recipe is quick and easy to make on the stovetop, it’s nice and creamy (without using heavy cream), and it’s always so cozy and comforting and delicious.  For Gluten-free, simply omit flour and thicken some of the soup with a blender. INGREDIENTS […]

Dave Dysart’s Corned Beef Hash

Dysart’s restaurants use Maine potatoes, naturally. It’s part of their philosophy to support local growers as much as possible.   Ingredients: 4 cups cooked Maine potatoes, cooled and cut into ½ inch cubes 4 cups cooked corned beef 1 large onion, diced 2 tbsp. butter 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper Instructions The secret is […]

Maine German Potato Salad

Ingredients 2 pounds Maine boiling potatoes, scrubbed but not peeled 4 strips bacon 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and cut into thin slices, including some of the green ½ cup minced celery, including some leaves ½ cup cider vinegar ½ teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon dry mustard Instructions Cut the potatoes in half if they are large, put them in a pot and add enough lightly salted water to […]

Maine Potato Doughnuts

Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup lightly packed mashed russet or Yukon Gold potatoes (see “Additional Notes,” below) 1/4 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 […]

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Slow Cooker Maine Mashed Potatoes are velvety rich. This easy dish requires no boiling, just simply chop & season and let the slow cooker do the rest! The result is smooth and flavorful potatoes which are the perfect side to any turkey dinner, or beef. Or whatever you desire. Ingredients 5 lbs Maine potatoes red, […]

Elvis’ Fried Potato Sandwich

INGREDIENTS ½ pound bacon 2 small Maine russet potatoes (about 3 ounces each), peeled, sliced 1/4-inch thick 2 small yellow onions (about 2 ounces each), peeled, thinly sliced crosswise into rings  Salt and pepper to taste 2 large slices country-style white bread  Mustard to taste PREPARATION Fry the bacon in a heavy cast-iron skillet to desired doneness and drain on paper […]

Perfect Holiday Maine Mashed Potatoes

Serve perfection for your holiday dinner! Ingredients: 4 pounds potatoes (Russet or Yukon Gold) 1/3 cup salted butter (Melted) 1 cup milk (or cream) Salt & Pepper (to taste) 3 cloves of garlic (optional) Directions: Peel and quarter potatoes, fill a pot with COLD salted water.
 Add potatoes (and garlic if using) and cook uncovered […]

Loaded Maine Baked Potato Soup

A warm take on a Maine favorite! Ingredients: 3 slices bacon chopped 1 medium onion diced (about 1 cup) 1 celery stalk diced (about 1/2 cup) 4 cups peeled diced Yukon Gold potatoes 4 cups chicken stock 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 cup half and half 1 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese plus more for garnish Chopped scallions for garnish Directions: In a large skillet, cook the […]

Baked Maine Baby Reds

A classic side dish that pairs well with almost any meal! Ingredients: 10-15 small Maine red skinned potatoes 2 cups heavy cream 5 medium cloves garlic, finely minced salt and pepper to taste Chopped chives or parsley for garnish Directions: Slice un-peeled potatoes in 1/8 inch slices and place in 8″ square baking pan. Add […]

Soft Potato Clouds

This side dish is light, fluffy, and full of flavor! Ingredients: 6 medium Maine potatoes, peeled, boiled and drained 2 eggs, beaten 4 tablespoons butter ½ cup grated Velveeta cheese ¼ cup grated Romano cheese 1 tablespoon parsley ½ teaspoon garlic powder salt and pepper to taste Directions: Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl and […]

Aroostook County Shepherd’s Pie

A favorite recipe made ‘The County’ way! Ingredients: 1 ½ lb. ground beef 4 cups hot, seasoned, mashed Maine potatoes 1 large onion, diced 1 12oz. can whole kernel corn, drained 1 12oz. can creamed corn 3 tablespoons butter salt and pepper Directions: Saute onion and ground beef in butter until beef is brown and […]

Scrumptious Potatoes

Family reunions, casual neighborhood dinner parties, block parties, pre-wedding brunch, summer socials…we’re often asked to bring a dish to share. Here is a really good (and easy) one featuring Maine potatoes and Maine potato products. Ingredients: 2 lb. package of frozen hash browns ½ cup melted butter 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cans mushroom soup […]

Grilled Maine Potatoes

Everyone loves a tasty, nutritious baked Maine potato, but sometimes in the summer we don’t want to heat the kitchen with the oven. If you’re grilling your meals more (and we all do in the summer) try these two different and cooler ways to serve Maine potatoes to your family. Ingredients: 4 medium Yukon Gold […]

Maine Dinner Party Potatoes, Duchess-style

Ingredients: 4-5 Maine russet potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled and quartered 3 tablespoons milk 2 tablespoons butter 3 egg yolks 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 egg, slightly beaten Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place potatoes in large pot, cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, […]

Bacon-Cheddar Mashed Maine Potatoes

Ingredients: 5-6 Maine round white potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into chunks 3 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 2 scallions, sliced in ½ inch pieces 1 cup milk ½ stick butter 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Directions: Cook potatoes in salted water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain well. Heat the milk […]

Maine Fingerling Potato Cheese Fries

Ingredients: 1 pound Maine fingerling potatoes olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 2 cups milk 1 ½ cups shredded swiss cheese ½ teaspoon Frank’s Hot Sauce (or your preference) ½ teaspoon w’shire sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss potatoes with olive oil and place on baking sheet. Bake until crisp, about […]

Steamed Maine Reds

Ingredients: 3 pounds Maine Reds, washed but NOT peeled ¼ cup olive oil 2 small sprigs thyme or rosemary 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup water Directions: Preheat oven at 400 degrees. Cut larger potatoes into quarters, leave smaller whole or halved. In large bowl, mix together potatoes, […]

Maine Potatoes & Cabbage, Irish Style

Ingredients: 6 medium round white Maine potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1 bunch green onions, sliced, white and light green section only 1 small head of green cabbage, cored and coarsely chopped ½ cup milk ½ stick butter (1/4 cup) salt and pepper Directions: Place potatoes in large pot and add salted water just […]

Cheesy Maine Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 lbs Maine red-skinned potatoes cut into ½ inch cube (6 cups) 1 cup chicken broth ½ block (4 oz) cream cheese, cut into six pieces ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Put potatoes in pot and add chicken broth. Bring to boil, cover and […]

Potato Pizza

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 4 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 pounds Maine potatoes (about 4 medium), scrubbed 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1/4 cup beef or chicken broth 1/3 cup prepared basil pesto 1 cup cooked, shredded chicken 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into rings 4 […]

Spud Pie

Ingredients: 6 medium Maine potatoes, peeled and sliced thinly 2 pie crusts (your favorite) 1 small onion, diced 4 chopped garlic cloves 1 ½ teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoons chopped chives Directions: Preheat oven at 400 degrees. Boil potatoes in water for 15 minutes; […]

Chocolate Chip & Potato Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose gluten free baking flour or your favorite blend 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup canola oil or butter (chewy or crisp) 
2 tablespoon agave nectar 
1 egg 1/2 cup brewed coffee 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup miniature […]

Maine Potatoes au Gratin

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium onion minced 1 clove garlic minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1¼ teaspoons table salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 ½ lbs russet potatoes peeled and sliced into about 1/8″ thick rounds 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup heavy cream 2 bay leaves 1 cup grated sharp […]

Easy Maine Potato Clam Chowder

Ingredients: 2 cups round white Maine potatoes, peeled and cut in 1 inch pieces ½ cup chopped onion 1 pint shucked clams 4 tablespoons butter 1 small can evaporated milk 1 ½ cup whole or 2% milk salt and pepper to taste Directions: Put potatoes and onions in large pot and barely cover with salted […]

Mashed Maine Potato Pizza

Ingredients: Pizza crust to fit round deep dish pan (like cake pan) Grated cheddar cheese Warm mashed Maine potatoes Real bacon bits Sour cream Chives Directions: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spread grated cheddar over crust and pre-bake crust for ten minutes. Remove from oven. Add warm mashed potatoes, real bacon bits, and more cheddar […]

Baked Maine Potato Soup

Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 4 large Maine baking potatoes 6 slices bacon 1/3 cup flour, more if needed 3 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup grated cheddar cheese, plus more for serving 1/3 cup sour cream ¼ cup sliced green onions ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Bake potatoes until […]