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Do I Put a Cover On The Pot of Potatoes After They Start to Boil?

Q:

Do I put a cover on the pot of potatoes after they start to boil?



A:

Placing a cover on a pot of potatoes boiling in water will achieve two results: It will slow down the water evaporation otherwise lost without a cover, and will also help cook the potatoes a little faster – as the heat will be retained and cooking temperature consistent:

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