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Default boiled potatoes in slow cooker?

"jmcquown" > wrote in message
> Dan Goodman wrote:
>> I want to boil potatoes in a slow cooker. Googling for recipes turns
>> up: 1) Recipes for stuff which can be served with boiled potatoes
>> 2) Recipes for dishes which _include_ boiled potatoes -- and it seems
>> at least half of them say to boil the potatoes and then add them.

> I've never heard of it but I don't see why it couldn't be done. Would
> take
> a terribly long time, though, even with the slow cooker set to High.
> Probably more efficient to just boil them in a pan on the stove.
> Definitely
> faster!

I've done potatoes in the slow cooker, but they weren't boiled. More like
steamed. Simply put them in, cut into chunks if not baby potatoes. Add a
small amount of broth or water, some butter or olive oil, salt, pepper and a
bit of parsley. They come out very nice.