King Kipfler

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Richard Guardi of Skymeadow Farms grows these outstanding potatoes specially for Field Goods. Richard is our guy for specialty potatoes! The Kipfler (also known as Austrian Crescent Potatoes) is a type of fingerling. They have deep yellow flesh with a waxy and firm texture making it a perfect potato for salads or roasting. The name is of Austrian descent with … Read More

Eating Purple Vegetables, People

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This week we bring you purple vegetables: Chinese Eggplant, Purple Viking Potatoes, and Concord Grapes (Fruit of the Week). The Chinese eggplant has a much thinner skin and less bitter taste than standard eggplants and are a favorite in Asian cuisine. We’ve found three Chinese eggplant recipe videos we think you will enjoy. Chef Buck peppers his Chinese Eggplant with Sweet Saucerecipe … Read More

Justification of Effort

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Last year The Wall Street Journal reported on a prepared-foods research study completed by Simone Dohle of the University of Cologne. Doctor Dohle co-wrote the research paper with Sina Rall and Michael Siegrist of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Go Switzerland! Taste tests showed that when it comes to healthy food, people like their own preparation better than the same … Read More

Strap on your lederhosen, the kipfler are coming.

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The kipfler (also known as Austrian Crescent Potatoes) is a type of fingerling. Keeping to its German roots, these potatoes can get big, so if you’re looking at something that more closely resembles a toddler’s foot than an adult finger, odds are you have a kipfler in your hand. Kipfler (German for croissant) potatoes have deep yellow flesh with a waxy and firm … Read More

The Long & Winding Road

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This week’s bag features an all-star potato that trekked an awfully long way to us in the Northeast. Thanks to Russian sailors, the Russian Banana potato initially entered the United States through Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, making its way to farms across the country and now the most commonly cultivated fingerling variety. It’s no surprise! The Russian Banana potato has … Read More