Potatoes that turn black after they are boiled do so for a number of reasons, such as undergoing a reaction with the cookware being used, having bruises due to being dropped and being stored in cold conditions. To keep potatoes from turning black, they should not be stored in temperatures under 40 degrees Fahrenheit.Know More
Cookware that contains aluminum or iron can react with the potatoes to change their color. Stainless steel cookware helps prevent this problem.
Cooked potatoes may be soaked in a small amount of lemon juice and covered in a pan to prevent post-cooking reactions that cause discoloration.
Black potatoes are safe for consumption and contain the same amount of nutrients as potatoes that are a normal color.Learn more in Vegetables
Sweet potatoes can be frozen. They should be cured for at least one week and cooked prior to freezing.Full Answer >
The boiling time for 2 pounds of baby red potatoes or five to 10 small red potatoes is anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes, but boiling should continue until the potatoes are tender. Boil red potatoes in salted water.Full Answer >
Potatoes cut for French fries should soak in water for at least 2 hours and up to overnight. Soaking the potatoes before frying helps to remove a good amount of the starch inherent to the potatoes, such as russet potatoes, as well as some of the sugars that prevent the French fries from getting crispy.Full Answer >
To reheat mashed potatoes, put them in a microwaveable bowl, microwave them for one minute, stir them, add milk and butter, microwave the potatoes again, and repeat until they are hot. The supplies you need are a microwaveable bowl, a spoon, a kitchen thermometer, a microwave, milk and butter.Full Answer >