How to cook potatoes

How to cook potatoes

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Ingredients

Servings:-1+
8
russet potatoes (large)
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cumin
2
bay leaves
butter, to taste
pepper, to taste
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  • 8  russet potatoes (large)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2  bay leaves
  • butter, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Utensils

  • plate
  • large pot
  • vegetable peeler or small knife

Technique:

Peel potatoes with a vegetable peeler or small knife, halving large ones. Add to a large stock pot with salt, cumin, bay leaves. Bring water to a boil over medium-high heat, cover, and cook for approx. 20 – 30 min. Drain potatoes and transfer to a plate. If you can easily insert a knife into the center of the potatoes, they are finished. Top off with a few pats of butter, salt, and pepper.