Saturday, January 17

You must try one of these!

 
Just before Christmas I sent for a set of these microwave bags from one of the leaflets that came through the door. I gave one to a friend. The idea is to cook jacket potatoes. I didn't have great expectations but how wrong was I? Depending on the size and quantity of the potato(es) and a bit of experimenting perfect jacket potatoes are the result every time. At Christmas I experimented with some parsnips - cooking them in the bag for 5 minutes then putting them on a greased oventray(frylight) spraying with frylight and cooking for 20 minutes - they were awesome. Even Jon said they were the best he has ever tasted. Last night I washed and peeled a large potato - cut into chunky chip sizes - popped in bag in  microwave for 5 minutes - then put them on a greased oventray(frylight) spraying with frylight and cooking for 20 minutes- result - best chips I have ever tasted.
Crisp on the outside, fluffy in the middle - just like my mum use to make.
 
 
The bag can be washed and is ready to go!
Good news - I have found an online bargain! HERE!
 
 


8 comments:

  1. Sounds great, very economical and time saving too.

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  2. I think my friend saw one for sale in the Betterware book, but decided to wrap a tea towel round her spud. Interesting to know how you got on with yours.

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  3. I saw this before and decided not to get it. I don't like the way the microwave cooks the skin on the potato. I have tried recooking them in the oven and wasn't so pleased. But maybe the pocket makes it better.
    Now I will have to try this.

    cheers, parsnip

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  4. Slimming world should know about these! (Have ordered some).xxx

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  5. Slimming World should know about these! Have ordered some! xxx

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  6. You've sold me! I always end up with burned shrivelled parsnips when i roast them!

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  7. Hi Denise I tried these and couldn't get them to cook a baked potato at all - sent them this morning for a refund!!

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Thank you for your comments, always nice to know somebody has taken the time to let me know what they think.

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