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The Most Convenient And Fun Way To Peel Potatoes

The Most Convenient And Fun Way To Peel Potatoes

We’ve all had to peel a potato before (and if you haven’t, then I’m sure you’ve at least peeled some sort of vegetable). You know how it’s done: you get a bowl, a vegetable peeler, and your pile of spuds. Then, you drag the peeler up and down the potato and over the bowl until it’s completely clean.

As you know, this can be a relatively time-consuming and laborious process, even if you’re an expert. That’s why the video featured here is so amazing. In simple terms, it essentially shows you how to peel your potatoes without all of the hard work.

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Don’t get me wrong, you still have to do some prep, but it involves far less elbow grease on your end. Indeed, with this method, all you will need is a knife, a kettle, and a pot to boil your potatoes in.

What you do is simple, yet ingenious: you cut a straight line around the midsection of the potato, making sure that the ends meet. Then, you put your potatoes in a pot, and use your kettle to pour boiling water over them.

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After a few minutes, all you do is drain the hot water, add cold water, grab a potato, and pull. Voila! The skin comes right off, not unlike a loose foil wrapper on a chocolate egg.

Check out the video and see for yourself (credit to DaveHax @YouTube). I was shocked by the ease of this process.

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Are there any disadvantages to this miraculous peeling technique? It depends. If you are a practiced peeler, this method might not save you any time. Conversely, you might enjoy using a traditional vegetable peeler so much that you don’t mind the extra effort it takes to prepare potatoes that way.

Either way, I think you should give this fancy new technique a try. I know I will! Who’s up for some mashed potatoes?

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Featured photo credit: Peeling Potatoes/DaveHax via youtube.com

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Last Updated on September 17, 2018

10 Reasons Why You Should Get Naked More Often

10 Reasons Why You Should Get Naked More Often

Getting naked is often thought of as an act that should only be reserved for intimacy—and even then some get squirmy! Many people are more comfortable believing that the more clothes you are wearing the better. However, getting naked more often can have great benefits for you. Here are 10 great reasons to get naked more often:

1. It burns more fat.

Your body’s main supply of brown adipose tissue (BAT), or good fat cells, are located around your shoulder blades and neck. When your body is exposed to the elements and is cooler, the BAT proliferates and essentially kills the white adipose tissue, aka bad fat cells. So, not wearing any clothes helps promote this and makes you healthier.

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2. You’ll become comfortable with who you are.

Self-acceptance is hard to come by today. Ask anyone you know and see if they are happy with themselves. Chances are they will say they are too fat, not pretty, and find all of the flaws that they can. In reality, others do not see this. They see that you are beautiful. When you begin to get naked, you learn to appreciate your body and realize how beautiful you really are.

3. It saves you money.

Being naked more often saves on buying new clothing since you are wearing nothing a lot of the time. Be careful when you are in public, though—you may have to put on some clothes!

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4. It increases your immune system.

Being naked and getting exposure to the sun’s rays actually increases your body’s vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is directly related to your immune system. When you have optimal levels of vitamin D, your body’s immune system is impeccable, and you will be better equipped to ward off viruses, including the common cold and flu. So go lay outside naked on your private balcony or in your yard.

5. It makes you face your fears head on.

People cringe today when you mention the words “get naked.” They are so afraid of it—and today’s children are so ingrained with this—that they must wear layer upon layer to deal with their body image. However, when you are naked, you face your fears of body image and self-acceptance, experiencing some of the best moments of your life.

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6. You will feel better in your clothes.

When you do wear clothes (because not everyone has yet accepted being naked in public), you will start to choose clothing that accentuates the parts of your body that you love. You will begin to notice that maybe that muumuu does not flatter your beautiful curves and start wearing clothes that you love.

7. You will embrace vulnerability.

When you put yourself out there, it is a natural reaction to have fear and worry. However, this is an opportunity to embrace being vulnerable. It allows you to think and get down to the core of what really matters and what is of importance to you. When you strip away all of the excess, you are 100% you and willing to take on anything that comes your way.

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8. You will show the world the real you.

Today, we have many ways of altering our appearance from our true body image when we wear clothing. Some people alter their image so much that they fear getting naked with the person they love. It seems crazy that this could even happen; however, the rise in use of breast-enhancing bras and Spanx products has put this idea into people’s minds. This all goes back to being comfortable with your true body image. If a person really does love you, then they should not love you based upon your image. If they do, then you may even decide that the ever-so-uncomfortable leggings that go up above your waist to hold in all of the imperfections may not be worth it after all.

9. You will have fun.

Well, this could go in all sorts of directions. But when you are comfortable with your naked body and see it as being flattering, then life is more fun. You start realizing that you are beautiful and are willing to do more things that you probably would not have done otherwise—with and without your clothes on.

10. You can have intercourse with the lights on.

Many people are self-conscious about the way they look and decide that the less lighting the better when they are intimate with their partner. It’s nothing new. If you survey your best friends, you will probably come to this conclusion too. They may say that it even gets awkward, because they are more concerned with what their partner thinks of their body than just having and enjoying amazing intercourse. When you love the way you look naked, you will also want to have your partner see you at your best.

What are you waiting for? Start spending more time in the buff today and begin to change the way you think about your body.

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