Does anyone know the history of peeling potatoes.

albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)May 13, 2009

In our household we eat:

  • -- Red Potatoes with peelings boiled in cornbeef

-- Red Potatoes with peelings in potato salid

-- Eat out at a steak house that has red mashed potatoes with peelings

-- Eat baked brown potatoes, peelings and all

-- Eat out at a hamburger joint that serves very good potato chips made from potatoes with peelings

Yet many people would never ever consider eating potato peelings. My parents would have had a fit if one suggested any unpeeled part of a potato. I breakfast with seniors, some of whom will remove a french fry with a bit of peeling on the tip.

I wonder why. When did some habits change?

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albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)

Created a discussion elsewhere. Thanks anyway. Bump

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