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Old 05-05-2010, 05:56 PM   #21
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if they were dry , you probably over cooked them. check them about 3/4 of the way. good luck
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Old 05-07-2010, 02:58 AM   #22
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I want to boil the patatoes with stream. Anyone tell me how ?
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Old 05-07-2010, 08:00 AM   #23
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If you use steam, you're steaming the potatoes. To boil, you immerse in water.

You can steam potatoes in a microwave oven or on the stove top. Either way, you need a container with a small amount of water and a way to hold the potatoes above the water.

A microwave steamer or a saucepan with a steamer insert will do the trick.
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Old 05-12-2010, 03:20 PM   #24
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The way I do it, to prevent having to spend too much time checking to see if they are done yet, is as follows.

I put the raw pototoes into a pot of cold water. Then I put this on the stove until the water is bubbling and steaming. Then I switch off the stove and let the potatoes finish cooking on the after heat. After around a half hour, they are generally cooked enough, and I only had to keep an eye on them until the water started bubbling and steaming.

Leave the lid on the pot, while the potatoes are cooking on the afterheat, because the steam helps them cook faster.

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