Tagged: fingerling potatoes
You may have noticed that the potatoes we get have had different hues of flesh. Potatoes actually come in a rainbow of colors, from yellow “Yukon Gold” to “Purple Peruvian”.
Potatoes technically are not roots. They are the swollen stems of rhizomes that we call tubers. The “eyes” of the potato are actually growth points. While potatoes have gotten a bad rap as carbohydrates, they are actually quite good for you. A single medium sized potato contains about 3.6 grams of protein, 3.6 grams of dietary fiber, 36 grams of carbohydrates, and between 33-50% of RDA of Vitamin C. (more…)
Fingerling potatoes are quick and easy to prepare on the stove-top. Because of their size, they cook quickly, and don’t need to be peeled. Try any of these variations! (more…)
A simple, quick recipe from Gourmet magazine’s March 2009 issue. These are everything potatoes should be: crisp-skinned yet pillowy, sprinkled with a generous amount of salty parmesan. They require no laborious peeling and are much easier to prepare than french fries. Serves 4. (more…)
This recipe was originally from Bon Appetit magazine, and found on epicurious.com. It is easy to assemble by layering the ingredients (although the directions sound complicated!). The recipe makes two pans so eat one tonight and freeze the other for another day. A mandolin makes short work of the preparations. (more…)