LumberJocks

HOW TO PEEL A POTATO!

  • Advertise with us

« back to Coffee Lounge forum

Forum topic by Dick, & Barb Cain posted 1706 days ago 954 views 0 times favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Dick, & Barb Cain's profile

Dick, & Barb Cain

8693 posts in 2932 days


1706 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: tip

For all of you wannabe cooks out there!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1


18 replies so far

View kolwdwrkr's profile

kolwdwrkr

2821 posts in 2223 days


#1 posted 1706 days ago

That’s a pretty cool way to peel a potato. But in the amount of time it took to boil it and what not, I would have been eating it. LOL

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

View sharad's profile

sharad

1063 posts in 2437 days


#2 posted 1706 days ago

Very interesting way of peeling a potato, saves lot of time.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

View cabinetmaster's profile

cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2191 days


#3 posted 1706 days ago

Oh come on Keith, be a sport. Nice way to peel one though.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

View SCOTSMAN's profile

SCOTSMAN

5352 posts in 2218 days


#4 posted 1706 days ago

Good grief the Irish have been doing this for hundreds of years is that supposed to be new ??Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

View Dick, & Barb Cain's profile

Dick, & Barb Cain

8693 posts in 2932 days


#5 posted 1706 days ago

Us Americans are behind on a lot of things. LOL

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15689 posts in 2851 days


#6 posted 1706 days ago

I always thought Mary Ann was the sexy one. She can peel my potatoes anytime. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View Woodwrecker's profile

Woodwrecker

3588 posts in 2208 days


#7 posted 1706 days ago

I’m with you Charlie…..Ga-Rowl…..

-- Having fun...Eric

View charlie48's profile

charlie48

248 posts in 1802 days


#8 posted 1706 days ago

Cool !!! I wish I would have wathed this before I went into the Army !!!

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

View coloradoclimber's profile

coloradoclimber

548 posts in 2700 days


#9 posted 1706 days ago

I never did this to a potato before, like kolwdwrkr said, for the 15 minutes plus you could have easily peeled them and had them on the way to finished.

BUT, this techniques does work well is for slipping the skins off of peaches for canning. I don’t like skins on my peaches (hot water packed or frozen) and peaches are way too delicate to peel without scarring them up bad.

For peaches only leave them in boiling water for maybe 15 SECONDS or so. Just long enough to kinda cook through the skin. Then get the whole batch out of the boiling water, so they don’t cook, and plunk them all into a big bowl of ice water. Then slip the skins and you have perfect peaches ready to take the stone out and preserve as desired.

View Bob #2's profile

Bob #2

3808 posts in 2654 days


#10 posted 1706 days ago

I have been trying to get my wife to give that a try for some time.
I just showed her the video and “Sczaham” I think she’s got it!

Should work for carrots as well.

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

View FlWoodRat's profile

FlWoodRat

732 posts in 2542 days


#11 posted 1706 days ago

Charlie.. Mary Ann likes SPUD’s not 2×4’s (STUDS?) like you. LOL… Happy New Year

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

View pommy's profile

pommy

1697 posts in 2324 days


#12 posted 1706 days ago

does anyone have a pot big enough for 5kg’s of spuds the time that took for one spud i could of peeled 10 so not that quick

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

View Dick, & Barb Cain's profile

Dick, & Barb Cain

8693 posts in 2932 days


#13 posted 1705 days ago

Hey Andy,

You still have to cook them your way. LOL

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

View Mark Shymanski's profile

Mark Shymanski

5098 posts in 2345 days


#14 posted 1705 days ago

I wondered what happened to her after the Island LOL!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112015 posts in 2210 days


#15 posted 1705 days ago

Most appealing.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

showing 1 through 15 of 18 replies

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase