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How to peel potatoes quickly and easily: four tricks

Olena RasenkoFood
Peeling potatoes can be optimized

To avoid cutting your fingers and quickly cope with a large amount of potatoes, you can use life hacks for peeling them. To do this, you will need a special device or ordinary cutlery.

According to Express, there are four rules to make peeling potatoes easier and more painless. The authors of the article emphasized that they are very fond of potatoes and consider it to be one of the best additions to the holiday and weekday table. And among the methods that will make peeling easier, they highlighted:

How to peel potatoes quickly and easily: four tricks

Fork and vegetable peeler

You can make the task easier by using a fork. It will protect your hands from cuts and make your movements more precise. In particular, TikTok user @thatdudecancook offered a simple life hack with this cutlery.

"You need to insert a fork into the potatoes and hold it there. Then cut the peel on one side with a vegetable cutter, then take out the fork, insert it on the other side, and peel the other side.

Partial peeling

Tanya Home Inspo, a popular TikTok user, shared her secret to preparing Christmas dinner, including how to easily handle a large volume of potatoes.

"First, cut the skin off the "equator" of the root vegetable, and then cook it as usual, right in the skin. After cooking, the potatoes should be cooled in cold water. Then you can simply peel, mash, or fry the potatoes to your liking. And no dirt on the table or floor!" Tanya told Home Inspo.

How to peel potatoes quickly and easily: four tricks

In the absence of a vegetable peeler

In this case, use a knife. But, as the authors of the material noted, there is a risk of cutting your fingers. To prevent this from happening, they advised cutting off a small part of the potato on one side so that it becomes flat and you can put the vegetable on it. Then, holding it with your hand, you need to carefully and thinly cut the potato skin from top to bottom, then turn it and continue peeling until the end.

A special device

A potato peeler is the easiest way to do the job.

"This machine quickly rotates the potatoes in water, peeling and cutting them. At the same time, all the peel falls into a special compartment and you can take it out and throw it away without any problems," the authors of the article suggested.

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