Have you ever seen, or tried a purple potato?
They have a lower glycemic index than the white potato and are kinda trendy right now, so you can find them in many local stores pretty easily.
These in the video were perfection, and the fingerlings size. Nice and small, easy to cut and use, and yes the deep dark purple all the way through. Some times you will find them and they are purple on the outside only, similar to a red skin potato. The skin is dark but the inside is white.
I used this batch to make a potato salad the other day. And yes it tastes like potato salad.
Also yes the water does turn a beautiful, deep dark purple and no it doesn't stain your sink.
It does change the color of the salad some, and the colder the potato, the less color transfer you have, so if that concerns you chill the boiled potato really well before adding to the mixture.
I snapped a couple of quick pics as I was going, with my cellphone so you could see the results.
If you are interested in learning more about the everyday pan I used, you can see it here. The other Pampered Chef item in those pictures is the White Mix 'N Scrape. I like it a lot because it's light weight, but has strength to stir.
Interesting thing about the Rockcrok pans is they hold heat, so well and so evenly that I had to stop and think for a minute, what is that noise? After I removed the pan from the heat, and drained the water off, I set it on a cool burner to wait it's turn. I was in the middle of something else and needed a minute.
The pan holds the heat so well that I could hear the sizzle of the water that was still in the pan, still boiling and bubbling! There really is a difference in how a good pan heats up and cooks your food.
So no your kitchen doesn't need to convert 100%, but it is good to know what are some smart investment pieces that will make your everyday cooking easier, and more successful with that even heating. Plus helping hold the heat in the food till you are ready to serve it.
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