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Jan 24, 2014 10:38 AM

I Don't Peel Potatoes

My mother either taught me or provided me with dangerously wrong information regarding potato skins. She never peeled potatoes and now I don't either.

What about you guys?

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  1. I rarely peel them. Much of the nutrition is in the skin.

    1. If there's any green, it has to go. I trim out the eyes and stem.

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      1. re: GH1618

        Same here- then i scrub well and that's that.
        I actually really like the earthy flavor and the crispy texture of the skins

      2. Only thing to check is whether there is a green layer under the skin. (This is from light exposure and needs to be removed for safety reasons.) If not, it is a matter of personal preference.

        1. I rarely peel them. Unless the skin is particularly scarred or greenish, then off it goes.

          1. I almost never peel potatoes, but I do scrub the hell out of them.