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Black spots on the potatoes
October 2019

Black spots on the potatoes

Black spots on the potatoes? That does not have to be! Simply put the potatoes in oil and the stains disappear in no time. It just looks better when the potatoes are clearly clear yellow,...

Blender: Mashed potatoes made easy
October 2019

Blender: Mashed potatoes made easy

Do not stomp mashed potatoes with the rammer, but with the blender! I looked at my Schwima, totally logo but for years "wrong" made * hrhr *. Surely goes with other purees. : @ saubär you've...

Never overcooking potato water: spoon on the pot
October 2019

Never overcooking potato water: spoon on the pot

Who does not know that? For a brief moment, do not pay attention, and already the good stove is messed up. That's enough of that. You just have to place a wooden or wooden spatula (necessarily made...

Spice up boiled potatoes
October 2019

Spice up boiled potatoes

Boiled potatoes taste stronger when you add a teaspoon of vegetable broth (powder) to the salt in the cooking water, then cook as usual and drain off water - done. Put the pot with the potatoes...

Pour potatoes more easily: on a sieve
October 2019

Pour potatoes more easily: on a sieve

Many times I have been annoyed that in the classic way of pouring potatoes with the slightly slanted lid, the lid slips off and all the potatoes land in the sink. Now I always do it this way: Pour...

Potatoes for potato gratin
October 2019

Potatoes for potato gratin

When I make potato gratin, I slice the potatoes raw and then cook them. So I do not have to wait until the potatoes have cooled down until I can slice them, and I do not burn my fingers if I have no...

Put potatoes in hot water
October 2019

Put potatoes in hot water

For centuries potatoes were put on cold water because the potatoes had been covered with water. So everything warmed up evenly and the potatoes were cooked at the same time. Unfortunately, vitamins...

Many potatoes treated after the harvest: take care when shopping
October 2019

Many potatoes treated after the harvest: take care when shopping

We like to eat potatoes with the shell, e.g. as baked potatoes. For many years, many potatoes have been treated after the harvest. The agents are called chlorpropham, imazalil or thiabendazole. The...

Pumpkin potato patty
October 2019

Pumpkin potato patty

Grate the potato as usual, add grated pumpkin (about 1/3 of the mass). Add grated onion and grated garlic, season with salt. Add an egg and some flour to bind. Then fry in the pan as usual. Tastes...

Homemade potato dumplings are already
October 2019

Homemade potato dumplings are already "rolling" / preparing in the morning

I always make my own potato dumplings. But when Christmas is coming, and you have to make a few dumplings, I've gotten a great tip from an older lady. She prepares the dumpling dough in the morning....