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If I Store My Cooked Potatoes in Water in the Refrigerator, Will They Become Mushy?

Q:

To keep boiled potatoes from turning black, when you store them in water with white wine vinegar, is that for overnight? Won’t the potatoes become mushy? 

A:

Once cooked (whole or cut) potatoes can be stored in water (with or without vinegar) without becoming discolored or mushy. But, water storage isn’t necessary. Refrigerate the boiled potatoes in a sealed container and use within a couple of days.

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