Potatoes that turn black after they are boiled do so for a number of reasons, such as undergoing a reaction with the cookware being used, having bruises due to being dropped and being stored in cold conditions. To keep potatoes from turning black, they should not be stored in temperatures under 40 degrees Fahrenheit.Continue Reading
Cookware that contains aluminum or iron can react with the potatoes to change their color. Stainless steel cookware helps prevent this problem.
Cooked potatoes may be soaked in a small amount of lemon juice and covered in a pan to prevent post-cooking reactions that cause discoloration.
Black potatoes are safe for consumption and contain the same amount of nutrients as potatoes that are a normal color.Learn more about Vegetables
Food Network features a recipe for potato croquettes that calls for frying potatoes mixed with eggs, ham, milk, flour and bread crumbs seasoned with salt, freshly ground pepper and Parmesan cheese. The recipe makes four to six servings and requires 45 minutes of preparation and 20 minutes of cooking time.Full Answer >
According to Good Housekeeping, it is safe to eat sprouting potatoes if the sprouts are cut away and not consumed. In addition, any green parts of the potato should be removed before the potato is eaten.Full Answer >
When baking potatoes on a grill, make sure they are cleaned thoroughly and wrapped in aluminum foil. This method helps the potatoes cook faster, as the foil conducts heat and traps it. Using foil also gives the potatoes softer skins.Full Answer >
Some easy oven potato recipes include garlic roasted potatoes, simple roasted potatoes and oven roasted potatoes. Another simple recipe is ultimate roast potatoes from BBC.Full Answer >