How to Peel Potatoes

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The Just A Pinch Test Kitchen shows you an easy way to peel potatoes. No vegetable peeler needed!

Joe Garcia - over a year ago
Nothing wrong with this method if you want to make American fries for breakfast. You can use a greater to slice the potatoes and all you have to do is brown them. Saves a lot of cooking time. You can also package then for later on.
Marsha Wells - over a year ago
This is more time consuming than using a knife, but it is a fantastic alternative for those of us who have arthritis! Very helpful!
Blondie Pussycat - over a year ago
There are some nasty comments on here. It's just a video!

Like Thumper said in the movie, "BAMBI," If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all.

Just move on to the next thing or website.
Gwen Fugman - over a year ago
Thank you! I have arthritis in my hands. This works for me!
Caty Bowden - over a year ago
I tried this method once, and l did not care for it. It was too messy, and took too long for my liking. I prefer to use my vegetable peeler. I used to use a paring knife, but even my peeler is faster than that, for me anyway.
Blondie Pussycat - over a year ago
Potato skins do have nutrition in them, but not all or more than the potatoes.
Susan Stafford - over a year ago
Seems like it would take longer, more energy (stovetop to boil water & potatoes), and more mess. I could have had these peeled in 1/4th the time or less with a veggie peeler!
Catherine Ferensic - over a year ago
i haven't tried this method it looks to messy but if needed could be an option,my other thought would be a video on how not to waste food in the kitchen if you don't have a peeler use a knife and don't waste scraps save them in a bag for later use or leave them on and eat them
Beth Harris - over a year ago
Some people have mobility issues that prevent conventional methods. Lighten up, folks. We're all here to help each other out.
Gail Thomas - over a year ago
The point is a different way to peel a potato. I cannot believe that people are so petty. Don't like it don't do it.
Angela Martin - over a year ago
Too bad there's no option to "thumb down" some of these ridiculous comments.
Laurie Smith - over a year ago
I use a paring knife in under 5 min my potatoes are pealed.
Blondie Pussycat - over a year ago
Elaine Cobb~they are put back in the water to reheat them. The potatoes had to cool in order to peel them. Unless it is a russet, I don't peel mine.

The peel is NOT where "all the nutrition and vitamins are, but it does have nutritious value. The whole potato has minerals, and vitamins.
Marvin Beachler - over a year ago
I tried this method and this, in my opinion, is the greatest way to peel a potato. BTW, what do you people mean by "wasting water"? You save the water to reheat the potatoes.
Linda McIntire - over a year ago
I do not believing in wasting anything. With this technique, 1. Water, 2. Paper, 3. Potatoe skins, 4. Time. And very messy. I will either stick to the old fashion way, or the healthier way and keep the skins on. Umh, it tastes so good...
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