Potato Clouds @ Dollywood

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beerbattersausage
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Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Sat, 07/28/07 1:43 PM
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Did anyone see the special on Amusement Park Foods? I was wondering about the potato cloud recipe at Dollywood and would it be good for the Vendor s at fairs and festivals? Any info would help.

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Sun, 07/29/07 8:38 AM
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Did anyone see the special on Amusement Park Foods? I was wondering about the potato cloud recipe at Dollywood and would it be good for the Vendor s at fairs and festivals? Any info would help.


What is a potato cloud

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Sun, 07/29/07 10:12 AM
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ADJ: Same here. I was wondering the same thing. My daughter has a season pass to take my grandboys there. I may have to check it out.

Paul E. Smith
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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Sun, 07/29/07 8:48 PM
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I have attached a recipe for potato clouds. I hope this is what the poster indicated. I am going to Dollywood to check it out.

http://jas.familyfun.go.com/recipefinder/display?id=40828

Paul E. Smith
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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Sun, 07/29/07 9:24 PM
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So, what it is is just plain mashed potatoes.

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Mon, 07/30/07 7:50 AM
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I have attached a recipe for potato clouds. I hope this is what the poster indicated. I am going to Dollywood to check it out.

http://jas.familyfun.go.com/recipefinder/display?id=40828

Paul E. Smith
Knoxville, TN


Somehow I don't think that is it, Paul.

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Mon, 07/30/07 8:28 AM
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Arent potato clouds some sort of candy?

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Mon, 07/30/07 1:07 PM
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I've seen a couple of recipes for potato clouds in cookbooks from the 1930's & 40's. They were potatoes mashed with butter, egg yolks, milk or cream and salt & pepper. Then the egg whites were beaten and folded into the potato mixture. Blobs of them were shaped into "clouds" and baked.

I did make a breakfast variation that had ground ham added to the potato/egg white mixture but a reserved whole egg yolk was nestled in the center of the cloud instead of mixed in with the potatoes. They were baked until the egg yoke set and they had a very fluffy texture. It was too much trouble to beat the egg whites that early in the morning so I only made them once.

Edited to add that I've never seen a Dollywood potato cloud but am describing the ones I've read about.

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Mon, 07/30/07 3:44 PM
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Every recipe I see looks just like mashies.......
I also ask..
What is a potato cloud?
Is it a cookie?.... is it candy?

I am googling all over the place here...
http://www.amazon.com/Rise-Shine-Desserts-Potato-Cherry/dp/B000RK63W2
http://homecooking.about.com/library/archive/bldes133.htm


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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Mon, 07/30/07 7:57 PM

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Mon, 07/30/07 8:18 PM
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Could this be what you are looking for?

http://entertaining.about.com/od/stpatricksday/r/irishpotatcandy.htm


Since it is Dollywood, My guess is you are spot on. I could not imagine they are selling what I posted but I did not find anything else like you did.

Nice job

Paul E. Smith
Knoxville, TN

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Mon, 07/30/07 9:37 PM
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The potato cloud that I was thinkin about was fried like a potato chip. It was 1 large potato sent through a spiral slicer and it came out as mostly 1 long piece of potato. They deep fried the whole potato then topped it with diced tomato and onion white a drzzle of horsey-mayo over the whole thing.

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Mon, 07/30/07 9:40 PM
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I took the liberty of emailing the OP and asking what it was..
It was driving me crazy...LOL...
This is his answer.....
Hopefully, he will also post..All I have to say, is that THIS potato cloud sounds FANTASTIC!
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a spiral sliced potato (all 1 piece and
very thin) fried like a huge potato chip. They topped it with died tomatos,
onions and horsey mayo.
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Thanks Larry, for clearing that up...
Never heard of one, nor seen one, but would love to have several of them..
I agree, it sounds good for a festival food...

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Wed, 08/1/07 11:09 AM
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I have also heard them called "Texas Tubleweeds". I love to get them at carnivals, street fairs, etc.

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Wed, 08/1/07 11:10 AM
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Also heard them called "Gator Tators" too.

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Wed, 08/1/07 1:11 PM
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Yes, a spiral sliced potato fried.

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Wed, 08/1/07 2:24 PM
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At Oktoberfest Zinzinnati {and other festivals @ Cincinnati}, they sell spiral sliced fried potatoes called "Kartoffel Nests". I tried to find a picture, but no luck.

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Wed, 08/1/07 2:49 PM
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Originally posted by soozycue520

At Oktoberfest Zinzinnati {and other festivals @ Cincinnati}, they sell spiral sliced fried potatoes called "Kartoffel Nests". I tried to find a picture, but no luck.


That's funny. There's a few places around here from the 50s that serve spiral fries and call them... Suzy Qs!

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RE: Potato Clouds @ Dollywood - Wed, 08/1/07 3:02 PM
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Originally posted by Ashphalt

quote:
Originally posted by soozycue520

At Oktoberfest Zinzinnati {and other festivals @ Cincinnati}, they sell spiral sliced fried potatoes called "Kartoffel Nests". I tried to find a picture, but no luck.


That's funny. There's a few places around here from the 50s that serve spiral fries and call them... Suzy Qs!