An All Purpose Potato.
Katahdin Potatoes
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The Katahdin Potato is an All Purpose Potato with a smooth, light brown skin. It is a Late Season Potato and resistant to the some viruses but it wilts. 

Availability

Katahdin Potatoes are available all year long.

Purchasing

At the store, look for Katahdin Potatoes with the fewest blemishes, that are firm and have no buds growing from the top.

Storage

Katahdin Potatoes should be kept cool and dry and dark. In their raw un-peeled form, Katahdin Potatoes will last 1-2 weeks at room temperature. They will last longer (months) in a cooler environment. 

If raw Katahdin 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. If the stored Katahdin Potatoes have areas of green discoloration, that is from SoIanin. The solanin can usually be removed by simply cutting out the green toxic areas.

If you have peeled your Katahdin Potatoes, they should be stored in water in the refrigerator where they can be held for up to 3 to 5 days.

Culinary Uses

The best methods for preparing Katahdin Potatoes include: Deep FryingPan FryingBakingRoastingStewing and Simmered.

Portion Size

Allow 3-4 oz of Katahdin Potato per person.

Pairings

BasilBay LeafCilantroParsleyCinnamonClovesCorianderCumin, Curry Powder, Dill, Nutmeg, PaprikaPepperSaltRosemarySageSugarBrown SugarTarragonVanilla, Apples, Bananas, Bell Peppers, Chile Peppers, Chives, Coconut, CranberriesGarlicGingerKaleLeeksLemonsLimes, MushroomsOnions, Oranges, Pears, Persimmons, PineapplePotatoes, Pumpkin, TomatoesBeansChestnuts,  HazelnutsPeanutsPecansWalnutsButterCreamCrème FraicheSour CreamYogurtBeefChickenDuck, Pork, Ham, BaconProsciutto, Bourbon, Brandy, Wine, MolassesHoneyOilsOlive OilPeanut OilSesame OilVinegarsBalsamic VinegarCider VinegarRice Wine VinegarWorcestershire SauceStocksChicken StockBeef StockGravy

Nutritional Value USDA
POTATOES,RAW,SKIN
Amount Per 100g
Calories 58
%Daily Value*
 
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 10mg
8%
Potassium 413mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 12g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Nutrition

Katahdin Potatoes provide Potassium, Vitamins A and C, along with some other vitamins and minerals.

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes