Easy Way to Peel a Potato

Cynthia Dermody

I always wondered what happened to Mary Ann from Gilligan's Island. And now I know. She's peeling potatoes on You Tube!

Watch this semi-annoying and mildly cutesy video of actress Dawn Wells demonstrating how to peel the skin off a potato without a peeler. No doubt she's schilling for the Idaho Potato Board or something.

I could see myself doing this if I had vats of potato salad to make, but it seems like way to much work lugging out pots and filling bowls with ice. I think I'll stick to the conventional method.

Will you try this method for peeling a potato?

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