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 about Vegetables
Potatoes that have green skin spots, are moldy or develop sprouts are potentially bad to eat. While moldy or mushy potatoes should be discarded, it is possible to save a potato with a green skin spot or sprout if this part is completely cut away.Full Answer >
To steam sweet potatoes, gather a pound of sweet potatoes, cooking oil, pumpkin seeds and several seasonings. Steam the potatoes, and add the seasonings once they're cooked. It takes approximately seven minutes to steam a pound of sweet potatoes.Full Answer >
Sweet potatoes can be frozen. They should be cured for at least one week and cooked prior to freezing.Full Answer >
To cook one sweet potato in the microwave, prick the sweet potato all over with a fork, and heat it on high for five to 10 minutes until tender. Turn the sweet potato once during cooking. Cook two sweet potatoes on high for about 12 minutes in the microwave.Full Answer >