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Answered: How long should i soak potatoes to rid potassium

Is there some medical reason you wish to eliminate the potassium? Because, you know, it's quite important for health and a very low potassium level can do nasty things, like kill you.

Answered: What is the best way to cook a jacket potato?

Microwave is easy but the potato isnt as tasty and of good quality is goes all wrinkly and dry and dosent always taste cooked. But if you just want a quick job, then peel off any bad bits or thick skin and dirt, prick it severla times and put it in for 12 minutes on full power. The oven is your ...

Answered: What are the signs of a too ripe sweet potato? I cut into one dark

They really don`t ripen, they just grow big enough to be used, much the same size as u see in the grocery store. All potatoes r hard and somewhat tasteless when raw, no matter what the size. Once cooked and other ingredients added, then they r edible. They don`t ripen like an apple or a tomato.

Answered: Can you bake a potato in the microwave? How would ...

yes you can.wash the potato as you normally would then use a fork or knife poke holes in it then place in microwave for 4 minutes in high for a small potato or 6 for a large one . my son loves them this way

Answered: What's the difference between yams and sweet potatoes?

Sweet potatoes are often called yams because they can be cooked similarly, but this is actually a Misnomer. Sweet Potatoes are grown much the same way as normal ones, while yams, which are actually not even remotely related to sweet potatoes, come from tropical vines (Dioscorea batatas). Yams are ...

Answered: How you keep peeled potatoes fresh and without ...

After you peel the potatoes, cover them with cold water until ready to use.
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