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Can I Use Plastic Wrap To Make My Own Microwave Ready Potatoes At Home?

Q:

Can I use plastic wrap and make my own plastic wrap microwave ready potatoes at home ahead of time and store them like the already plastic wrapped ones at the grocery store?

A:

Many retailers sell an over-wrapped potato as you describe, specifically marketed for microwaving – However, any potato can be microwaved. In fact, no plastic wrap is necessary. Simply rinse your potato(es), then pierce the skin a few times with a fork. Then, microwave until done (time will vary depending on the size and number of potatoes microwaved at the same time). Click HERE for a link to help.