The right way to peel potatoes revealed: how to do it faster and safer

By Daniil PiskunJun 15, 2024 10:05 AMFood Life hack
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How to peel potatoes properly. Source: www.tastingtable.com

A groundbreaking method for peeling potatoes that challenges traditional techniques involving peelers or knives has been revealed, SSP writes.

For those who despise the task of peeling and crave a convenient and efficient alternative, this peel hack is nothing short of a "life saver." Laura, an enthusiastic food lover, experienced a mind-blowing moment upon discovering this effortless potato peeling hack.

Instead of subjecting yourself to the potential risks of using a peeler or accidentally cutting your skin with a knife, this method involves boiling the potatoes with their skins intact. The magic happens during the subsequent step of removing the skin once the potatoes have cooled down.

Having tested the technique herself, Laura shared her enthusiasm on social media. She expressed her feelings, saying, "I wish I had known about this hack 22 years ago, but at least I won't have to go through the trouble of peeling potatoes in the future!" To demonstrate the process, Laura detailed the steps:

"I have already made incisions on these potatoes, cutting about a centimeter deep all the way around the circumference. Now, I am going to place them in boiling water, allowing them to cook for 20 minutes. After that, we will test if the peel comes off as easily as they claim."

Following the cooking and cooling process, Laura confidently removed the skin using her fingers, mentioning, "Alright, I have cooled one potato off. Let's put this hack to the test."

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