How to blanch potatoes

Potatoes are semi-perishable produce, and just like many other vegetables, they too can be packaged and stored inside the freezer to further extend their already manageable shell life. But in order to do so, they require proper blanching to further decelerate their fairly quick rate of deterioration and also to preserve some qualities such as … Read more

Can you freeze raw potatoes?

There are two caveats to putting raw potatoes in the freezer for long term storage (or even in the refrigerator). Both of them are pretty serious! Can you freeze raw potatoes? No, you can’t put raw potatoes in the refrigerator or in the freezer for long term storage. You can only blanch or fully prepare them … Read more

How long to bake potatoes in a microwave?

How long to bake potatoes in a microwave? This actually depends on three things; potato size, number of potatoes and microwave wattage. Check the Owners Manual of your microwave oven for the wattage power and cook according to the timing guideline below.Small Potatoes: less than 5 ounces, Medium Potatoes: 5-8 ounces, Large Potatoes: 9-12 ounces. … Read more

How long to bake a potato?

How long to bake a potato? A perfectly baked potato is crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Use the information below to estimate when to start checking your potatoes for doneness. Baking chart for conventional oven: Medium Potato = 5-8 ounces, Large Potato = 9-12 ounces. Temperature in Fahrenheit Potato Size: Time … Read more