Easy Potato Cake that will become a family favorite

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This potato recipe is healthy and easy to make. You can make this potato food idea without onion if you prefer. The top of the potato cake is crisp and has a soft interior. This potato recipe can be used as either a side dish food idea, breakfast, lunch or dinner. YOu can make other recipe variations for this recipe to include beaten egg, cheese, bacon, smoked fish or leftover cooked vegetables; the options are limited only by you. This potato recipe is great anyway. For this easy potato recipe, you'll need potatoes, oil, onion, salt and fresh ground black pepper. For the step by step potato recipe, you'll want to take a look at the Home Cooking Adventure site.

It's no secret that potatoes are one of the most popular and versatile vegetables found on the planet. When using potatoes for your potatoes recipes, you want to peel off any green skin. Green on the potato skin is the build-up of a chemical called Solanine. Solanine is a natural reaction to the potato being exposed to too much light. Solanine produces a bitter taste in the potato and if eaten in large quantities can cause illness. If there is slight greening of the potato skin, cut away the green portions of the potato skin before you cook and eat them. Sprouts on the potatoes are a sign that the potato is trying to grow. To help reduce sprouting, store potatoes in a cool, dry, dark location that is well ventilated. Cut the potato sprouts away before cooking or eating potatoes. Gently scrub the potato with a vegetable brush under some cool running water. The maximum nutrients are preserved when potatoes are for potatoes recipes are cooked and eaten with the skin left on. If peeling potatoes, use a vegetable peeler or a sharp paring knife and keep the peeling very thin since many of the nutrients in the potato are found close to the skin.

The perfect baked potato recipe is crispy on the outside and fluffy in the middle of the potato. Baking potatoes is a simple potato food idea. To make a baked potato recipe, simply wash your favorite type of potato. A good potato for baked potatoes is russet potatoes because of their flavor and texture. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F; many people choose to poke a few holes into the potato with either a fork or knife. This is not a necessary step for baked potatoes. After washing, rub the potatoes with some olive oil, sprinkle with some salt and pepper and wrap in aluminum foil to prevent your baked potato recipe from drying out. For potatoes about the size of your fist, cook them for one hour. For larger potatoes, add more time. Boiling potatoes is also easy for potatoes recipes. Popular potatoes recipes for potato salads for a summer cookout to mashed potatoes recipes for the holidays start with, boiling a pot of potatoes. To boil potatoes for your food ideas, simply wash your favorite type of potato. Good potatoes are red, yellow or purple potatoes because these potatoes hold their shape when boiled and have a nice creamy texture when cooked. These potatoes are also usually smaller than your fist and thin-skinned, so they cook more quickly. If you choose larger potato varieties, cut the potatoes into large, evenly-sized potato cubes. Place the potatoes in a medium pot and pour over enough water (or some reduced-sodium broth) to cover.

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