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Why won't my potatoes brown?

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Why won't my potatoes brown?

John | Dec 4, 2000 11:38 AM

Why, oh why, won't my "skillet potatoes" brown?

I tried ...

* dicing them into tiny pieces (they turn into mush)
* boiling them first until just tender (they are cooked more quickly, but do not brown)
* medium heat (took too long for potatoes to get soft)
* high heat (seemed better, but had to remove them from heat when some started to burn and stick -- to a non-stick pan)
* just butter
* just oil
* butter and oil

Is it -- as I'm beginning to think -- my !@#*$!)@$ Calphalon non-stick skillet? My hideous underpowered electric burner? My lack of skill/knowledge/talent/grace?

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