Boil ’em. Mash ’em. Stick em in a stew. Potatoes are a great foundation for any meal. When the CCP decided to lock people in their homes for three months, we were struggling to get food. My girlfriend only had potatoes and had no idea how to cook them. So I wrote up a bunch of simple recipes to help her get the most out of them.
Potatoes are the easiest thing on the planet to cook. You can boil them, roast them, fry them, mash them, stick ’em in a stew. There’s over 100 ways to cook these amazing things. Here’s how to boil them.
Remember the boiled potatoes? Well this is how you mash ’em. It’s basically the same as boiled potatoes. Except you mash them afterwards. And now you’ll have 2 things you can make with potatoes.
Roasting potatoes is one of my favourite ways to cook them. Crispy and soft at the same time, lots of flavour and filling. They seem like they should be hard to cook, but they are actually ridiculously easy.
One of the best and easiest meals to make is the humble baked potato. It’s the perfect student meal and an easy meal to make, even if it can take a long time.