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I cooked potato soup and the cubes were still crunchy. I baked the potatoes for over two hours and then they were in the crock pot all morning but remained hard and crunchy! Some were fine but many remained hard. What could be the answer because there is no way they were undercooked?
If you've baked potatoes for over two hours and then cooked them in a crockpot all morning, they should have been thoroughly cooked, and they shouldn't have remained hard and crunchy. There are a few possible explanations for this issue:
To ensure that your potatoes become soft and tender, consider using the right type of potatoes, ensuring even and appropriately sized cuts, providing sufficient liquid, and avoiding overly long cooking times. If you've ruled out all these factors and still encounter this issue, it might be a good idea to check the calibration of your crockpot's temperature settings or consider using a different cooking method.
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