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How to make perfect potatoes 5 ways

By Matthew Thompson, March 21, 2012 - 10:54am

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Matthew asks: What’s your favorite way to cook potatoes?

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Amazing!!

Anonymous

01/28/2014 - 7:46pm

Making fries

Anonymous

08/16/2013 - 3:25pm

How I like to cook my potatoes is to use Russet potatoes rinse and slice them really thin, almost like potato chips then deep fry them until golden and crispy brown. Pat dry after they are done and sprinkle with salt.

Anonymous

07/02/2013 - 5:56pm

All I Can Say Is YUMS!

Anonymous

06/17/2013 - 8:47pm

My favorite way to cook potatoes is in a mashed potatoes

Anonymous

10/14/2012 - 2:31pm

I think those oven chips & roast potatoes look like they contain a lot of acrylamide.

Anonymous

06/03/2012 - 12:56pm

Microwaved potatoes are horrid! Bake them in a hot oven for crisp skin!

Anonymous

03/29/2012 - 11:05pm

Your way to cook baked is not the best for best result in oven. If you pierce before baking, it lets out too much moisture. After many years and lots of experiments, the best method I have found is this: Scrub outside of good sized grade a russet (Idaho) potato with brush under warm water to remove all dirt or residue; let dry; brush with light coating of butter; oil could be used; bake at 400 degrees for one hour if at elevation of 4000 feet; adjust time for elevation; half way through cooking cycle, prick each side twice with fork to let moisture escape during last of cycle. Do not over cook.Result is perfect. I prefer to eat with skin on. It is crunchy, tasty and full of nutrients.

For microwave: do not oil, prick at start of cycle, wrap well in paper towel while still moist from washing and again do not over cook. The skin is not nearly as tasty as in oven, but is still very edible. Also, the inside is not as flaky, so I prefer oven when time allows.

Anonymous

03/29/2012 - 9:24am

potatoe salad....peel n dice potatoes,boil in salted water untill cooked.drain n cool potatoes,dice vegetables of coice eg carrots,green pepper,peas,or whatever, boil vegetables slightly n drain.combine vegetables with cooled diced potatoes and add a dash of mayonaisse....sorry forgot u can also add mashed hard boiled eggs.....ummm yommmy yommmy.carol.lagos nigeria

Anonymous

03/29/2012 - 8:52am

i like french fries and boiled potatoes in parathas

Anonymous

03/29/2012 - 4:17am

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