Kennebec Potatoes are an All Purpose Potato.
Kennebec Potato
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Kennebec Potatoes are large All Purpose Potatoes with tan skins and white flesh.

Season

They are a Late Season Potato.

Availability

Kennebec Potatoes are available all year long.

Purchasing

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

Storage

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

If raw Kennebec 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 Kennebec 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 Kennebec Potatoes, they should be stored in water in the refrigerator where they can be held for up to 3 to 5 days.

Culinary Uses

Kennebec Potatoes are best BakedMashedDeep FriedPan FriedBoiled, or Grated for Potato Pancakes or Hash Brown Potatoes.

Portion Size

All 3-4 oz of Kennebec 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

Substitutes

Russet Potatoes

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

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

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes