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How to peel a potato in one step

Tired of standing over the sink or kitchen counter peeling potatoes? This trick is especially handy if you are making mash potatoes.
Step 1: Bring a pot of water to boil and add in potato

boiling pot of water

 

Use a tong to avoid splashing

Use a tong to avoid splashing

Step 2: After 20 mins, remove potato and drop it into a bowl of ice water for 10 secs.

No, not the ice bucket challenge

No, not the ice bucket challenge

 

Rotate the potato around if the water does not cover it completely

Rotate the potato around if the water does not cover it completely

Step 3: Remove the potato and use both hands to squeeze the potato. The skin will be removed cleanly.

I took this pic after peeling the potato with two hands as the auto timer on my camera did not work :-(

I took this pic after peeling the potato with two hands as the auto timer on my camera did not work 🙁

 

Use it immediately or freeze it for future use. Make sure the potato is dry before freezing.

Use it immediately or freeze it for future use. Make sure the potato is dry before freezing.

 

 

 

Rachelle

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Bear is my moniker. Naked is how I like my feet to look. Food is something I live to eat (alot). A food recipe blog that makes sense.
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Bear is my moniker. Naked is how I like my feet to look. Food is something I live to eat (alot). A food recipe blog that makes sense.

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