It's a great side dish with a roast pork loin or beef tenderloin. Even more of these reds had grown underneath the blue bag. Note–all blue and purple Peruvian varieties have higher starch content and a floury texture Flavor: earthy, nutty, low sugar content Preferred Uses: roasting, grilling, salads, baking. Big yields of medium sized spuds. They're great for mashing, baking, boiling, steaming, potato salads, casseroles or … It has an outstanding flavor and moist texture. All blue potatoes are multipurpose, and are great for boiling, mashing, sauteing, baking, salads, and making french fries. The full bag of potatoes, if they had all grown together in one bag, would have produced a harvest of 1 pound, 8 1/2 ounces. If raw All Blue Potatoes are kept in abundant light, or stored in very cold or very hot places they can develop high levels of toxic Solanin, a naturally occurring alkaloid. Adirondack Blue potatoes have purple skin and bright blue-purple flesh that fades to a shade of blue when mashed, and deepens in shade when roasted. Blue potatoes, also known as purple potatoes because of their high antioxidant which turns purplish when cooked, have medium starch and are great for steaming, baking, and boiling. Very high in anthocyanins (an important antioxidant) making them as nutritious as they are delicious! All-Blue Potatoes Blue is in the eye of the beholder, I suppose. Adirondack Blue; Adirondack Red; The flavor and overall starchiness vary, but these potatoes are consistent and as delicious as any other. All Blue potatoes have great taste, moist texture, and good storage capabilities. My 3 year old daughter likes blue or purple potatoes. Cooking with Purple Potatoes. They're great for mashing, baking, boiling, steaming, potato salads, casseroles or … They have an earthy, rich and nutty flavor, and a firm, creamy and apple-like texture. These deliciously buttery spuds, surprise everyone with their deep purple color, inside and out. I found Adirondack Blue for sale at a local garden store. So when I was selecting what varieties of potatoes to grow in my garden this year, I wanted to get some blue or purple potatoes. See my recent post on how to Plant and Grow Seed P… The creamy cheese sauce and the tender potatoes in this classic French dish combine to make a deliciously addictive experience. They are just a fun potatoes with their unique color skin and flesh. Adirondack Blue potatoes have purple skin and bright blue-purple flesh that fades to a shade of blue when mashed, and deepens in shade when roasted. Some, like the Ratte, are considered more of a delicacy because of their small and finicky nature. I look at these and I say they're purple. Skin is rich purple. Potato plants are herbaceous perennials that grow about 60 cm (24 in) high, depending on variety, with the leaves dying back after flowering, fruiting and tuber formation. All potatoes, including purple potatoes, are quite nutritious and provide a range of nutrients in both their skin and flesh. This cute heirloom variety boasts oblong shaped potatoes, with blue skin, blue flesh and a white interior ring. They taste good too, but basically of potato. Potato chips, often criticized for processing that adds fats and sodium, actually have a lower glycemic index than other forms of potatoes -- … Most blue/purple potatoes have moist, firm flesh that retains its shape while adding rich, vibrant color and luscious … Add a green salad and French bread, and you have found the magic path to a man's heart. Good storage qualities.Potatoes begin shipping mid-March and shipping continues until we are sold out. Inside it's a blue that turns pale when cooked. Others, like the Yukon Gold, are easy to grow and make amazing mashed potatoes. If the stored All Blue Potatoes have areas of green discoloration, that is from SoIanin. Certified seed potatoes; Impress your guests at the next cookout with purple French fries or mashed potatoes! Feb 3, 2017 - Late-season 110-135 days. All varieties are sold in large or regular sized potatoes. This potato gets around under a lot of different names; but in general the only other common blue … Using glucose to represent 100 on the glycemic index scale, boiled white potatoes have a glycemic index of 82, instant mashed potatoes have a value of 85, and sweet potatoes a value of 70. A showstopper in potato salads or as stuffed potatoes. I plant somewhere between 6 and 9 ounces of seed potatoes in each bag. They have an earthy, rich and nutty flavor, and a firm, creamy and apple-like texture. Good Varieties: Russian Blue, All Blue, Purple Cream of the Crop, Peruvian, Purple Majesty. All Blue is quite spectacular with its deep blue skin and flesh. ROYAL BLUE: An oval-shaped all-rounder with purple skin and yellow flesh that makes wonderful mash, great roast potatoes and chips and is a versatile potato suitable for all cooking purposes. This is the right product for you if you are making large quantities of home fries, french fries, mashed potatoes or baked potatoes. We will prioritize … Whatever; they're pretty wonderful-looking, like vegetable geodes. They bear white, pink, red, Oct 18, 2016 - When the All Blue potatoes arrived in late April from High Mowing Seeds, they were already sprouting so I planted them in early May in grow bags. We sell all our varieties of potatoes in 50lb bags that are ideal for restaurants and chip trucks. May 1, 2012 - Potato, All Blue Skin is purple and the flesh is blue A wonderfully flavorful potato with meaty flesh that's great mashed. 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