German Hot Potato Salad

6 medium potatoes ¼ cup each chopped onion and celery 4 strips of bacon 1 chopped dill pickle Boil potatoes in skins until tender and peel while hot. Cook bacon in skillet with onion and celery until golden and crumbly. Add pickle and potato slices. Heat to boiling: 1 cup water, ½ cup vinegar, ½ […]

Our Best Potato Salad

And here’s another potato salad recipe for your summer meals… 1 cup sandwich spread ¼ cup milk 1 cup celery, thinly sliced ¼ cup onion, finely chopped ¼ cup chopped parsley 1 hard boiled egg, chopped 4 cups diced, cooked potatoes Stir together sandwich spread and milk until well blended. Stir in next 4 ingredients. […]

Parsley Potatoes with Butter

These go well with poached, steamed or grilled fish. Basic boiled potatoes will keep, refrigerated, for a few days and are so handy to have on hand for recipes such as this one. Ingredients 1 ½ pounds small Yukon Gold or Red Bliss potatoes, cooked (boiled) and peeled.  2 tablespoons butter 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 […]

Irish Potato Scallop

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day, try some Irish Potato Scallop!   Ingredients : 4 cups thinly sliced potatoes 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1 1⁄2cups milk 1 teaspoon salt 1 dash cayenne pepper 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 1⁄2 cup grated cheese, to sprinkle on top Directions : In a small sauce pan, […]

Purple Potassium Smoothie

This purple smoothie is a great source of potassium and gets its color from purple potatoes and pomegranate juice. Containing 119 grams of carbohydrates and 19 grams of protein, this smoothie may aid in post-exercise recovery. Give it a try!     Ingredients 4 small purple potatoes 1 small banana, frozen 1 cup pomegranate juice 2 Tablespoons unflavored or […]

German Potato Soup

INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 large carrot, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 lb potatoes, approximately 3-4 medium potatoes 3 cups vegetable stock 1 bay leaf 1 cup heavy cream 2 tbsp butter Zest of 1 lemon ¼ cup green onions, sliced Salt and pepper to taste […]

Herb-Scented Mashed Maine Potatoes

1 1/4 cups heavy cream 1 1/4 cups whole milk 8 ounces unsalted butter, plus melted butter for brushing Two 4-inch rosemary sprigs 2 sage sprigs 2 garlic cloves, crushed 5 pounds Maine baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces Kosher salt, black pepper Directions Step 1 In a medium saucepan, combine the cream, milk […]

Wedding Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 lbs hash browns 1/2 cup butter… 2 (10 3/4 ounce) cans condensed cream of chicken soup 1 pint sour cream (or Greek Yogurt) 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup onion, chopped 1 tablespoon butter 2 cups longhorn cheese, grated, firmly packed 1 1/2 cups corn flakes, crushed 4 tablespoons butter, melted   Directions: Saute […]

Oven Fried Maine Potatoes

Ingredients: 3 – 4 Maine russet potatoes ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 Tbs grated parmesan cheese ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp paprika ¼ tsp pepper Directions: Wash potatoes, do not peel, and cut each into 1/8” wedges. Place wedges slightly overlapping in a single layer in a greased 13×9” pan.  Combine […]

Maine Potato Breakfast Hash

Ingredients: 3 1/2 Tbsp butter, divided 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 1/4 cups) 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 1 (20 oz) pkg. refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes 8 oz. chopped cooked ham* 6 large eggs, lightly beaten to blend whites and yolks Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 3/4 cup shredded […]

Cheesy Maine Potato Casserole

Ingredients 32 ounces shredded potatoes defrosted if frozen ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ⅔ cup sour cream 10 ½ ounces condensed cheddar cheese soup or cream of mushroom soup 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded ¼ cup butter melted ¼ cup milk Topping 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 cup cornflakes Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine all ingredients in a 9×13 pan and mix well. Gently break up cornflake crumbs and toss with melted butter. Sprinkle […]

Maine Potato Acadian Pork Casserole

½ cup chopped onions ½ cup diced celery 1 clove of garlic, crushed 2 T butter 1 lb. ground pork salt/pepper ¼ t thyme 1 t parsley ½ cup tomato juice 2 cups mashed Maine potatoes 1 egg, beaten Brown onions, celery, and garlic in butter until onions become transparent.  Add pork, seasonings, and tomato […]

Creamed Maine Potatoes

¼ cup butter 3 T flour ½ t salt ¼ t pepper ½ t garlic salt 1 1/2 cups very warm cream ½ cup grated cheddar cheese 4 cups sliced, cooked Maine potatoes Paprika   Melt butter. Add flour and cook for two minutes. Add seasonings. Slowly add very warm cream, stirring constantly until smooth […]

Copy-Cat KFC Gravy 

How many of us enjoy KFC’s mashed potatoes and gravy as a take-out treat!! Cook and mash your own Maine potatoes and make this yummy gravy yourself…enjoy! 2 cups water 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 beef bouillon cube 1 chicken bouillon cube 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 […]

Potato Surprise

1 onion 1 beef cube or 1 cup beef boullion 4 large Maine round white potatoes boiling water 4 T butter   Use medium size frying pan and saute onion in 2 T butter. Add the potatoes sliced thin, beef cube or boullion, and boiling water to cover. Turn heat low and simmer until potatoes […]

Stewed Maine Potatoes

Ingredients 6 or 7 medium-sized Maine potatoes peeled and cut into chunks (you can use any kind of Maine potatoes) Water enough to just cover the potatoes in the pot 1/4 cup chopped onion 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon bacon drippings 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper   Instructions Put the potatoes in a […]

Busy Day Maine Yukon Golds

(for those busy days as we enter our holiday baking season)   INGREDIENTS 4 onions, thinly sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp chopped fresh thyme 5-6 Maine Yukon Golds (or similar round Maine potato), thinly sliced  1 1/4 cups beef broth 2 tbsp melted butter Salt and pepper PREPARATION In a large non-stick skillet […]


Colcannon is an Irish dish made from potatoes and cabbage. The Irish often serve colcannon at Halloween, hiding a thimble, a ring, and small prizes inside. There’s also a song based on the dish. There really isn’t one way to make colcannon, so it comes as no surprise there’s a saying that there are as […]

Maine Whistle Stop Potatoes

Ingredients * 5-6 Maine russet potatoes, peeled and diced * ½ cup cornbread mix * 1 tablespoon seasoned salt * vegetable oil for frying, as needed   Preparation Fill a deep skillet with vegetable oil so it’s about ½ inch high.  Place over medium to medium-high heat and let come to temperature while you prepare […]

Lyonnaise Maine Potatoes

8-10 round white or Yukon Gold Maine potatoes, boiled butter or good pan drippings for frying 1 small onion, chopped fine salt and pepper to taste 1 T minced parsley   “Slice the cold boiled potatoes endwise, then crosswise, making them like dice in small squares. Heat butter or good pan drippings in a frying […]

Simple Braised Maine Potatoes

2 pounds Maine potatoes (roughly 4 medium to large) 3 T butter 1 diced onion 1 t minced garlic 1 sprig of thyme or rosemary Salt and pepper About 2 cups chicken, turkey or vegetable stock   Scrub the Maine potatoes, then cut into one-inch chunks Heat 3 T butter in a deep skillet over […]

Louise’s Scalloped Maine Potatoes

3 T butter   3 T flour 1 ½ cups milk salt and pepper to taste 2 cloves minced garlic 4 round white or Yukon Gold Maine potatoes, pared and cut into ¼ inch slices   Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a 2-quart casserole dish. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter, […]

Maine Boiled Potatoes

Ingredients: Simple. Potatoes and Water. Instructions: Using medium Maine potatoes, count on one to one and a half per person, depending on size. (Suggest Maine Yukon Gold, Maine round whites, or Maine Caribou Russets.) Wash potatoes well as you will cook them in the peel. With a paring knife, cut a strip of peel all […]

Maine Twice-Baked Potatoes

Ingredients – 6 Maine russet potatoes – 1 tablespoon olive oil – 1 small onion, finely chopped – 1/2 head broccoli, cut into small pieces and steamed – 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese – 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese – 1/3 cup warm milk – 1 tablespoon butter – Freshly ground black pepper, […]

Mississippi Mud Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 6-7 cups Maine potatoes, peeled and diced 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated 1 (1 lb) package bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1 cup mayonnaise ½ cup green onions, thinly sliced PREPARATION Preheat oven to 325°F.  In a 9×13-inch baking dish, mix together the potatoes, cheddar cheese, garlic salt, bacon, and green […]

The Perfect Holiday Season Mashed Potatoes

Here are a few tips to make sure you are serving the best mashed potatoes: Drain well: I usually let them sit about 5 minutes or so to completely drain or even drain well and put them back in the warm pot for a few minutes to make sure all liquid is evaporated. Mash by […]

Maine Potato Hot Dish

Maine Potato Hot Dish (sometimes called Funeral Potatoes). Feeds a crowd…hence the name. INGREDIENTS 2 (10 oz) cans cream of chicken soup 4 cups potatoes, cooked and mashed 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated 1 ½ cups corn flakes 1 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons butter, melted Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste PREPARATION […]

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 […]