The culinary guru shares a brilliant trick for making mashed potatoes WITHOUT peeling the skin

Never use a peeler again! Culinary guru shares brilliant trick for making mashed potatoes WITHOUT peeling the skin – just in time for Thanksgiving dinner

  • US-based Laura McLaughlin Peterson revealed the perfect hack that will keep your hands free when preparing your Thanksgiving meals
  • Before you start mashing your potatoes for your family feast, you might want to look to the cooking guru to help you make the dish without peeling
  • Laura advises consumers to boil the potatoes with the skin on, cut them in half, place them on a baking rack, and mash them up—watching the skin of the potato fall onto the rack.
  • Users were so impressed that they filled her comments section with words of praise and boasted about her cooking skills

A cooking guru has revealed the perfect trick that will keep your hands free when preparing your Thanksgiving meals.

Before you start mashing your potatoes for your family feast, you might want to look to US-based Laura McLaughlin Peterson, who shared a trick that will help you perfect the traditional Thanksgiving dish—without the peeling required.

The cooking expert often shares culinary hacks on her TikTok channel — where she boasts over 1.2 million likes on her videos — and luckily for any cook’s hands, her no-peeling potato hack went viral just in time for dinner for Thanksgiving.

US-based Laura McLaughlin Peterson revealed the perfect hack that will keep your hands free when preparing your Thanksgiving meals

Before you start mashing your potatoes, Laura says you should boil the potatoes with the skin on

Before you start mashing your potatoes, Laura says you should boil the potatoes with the skin on

Before you start mashing your potatoes, Laura says you should boil the potatoes with the skin on

Then she says to cut them in half and place them on a baking rack

Once you're on the roasting rack, start cracking the sprouts and watch the sprouts fall onto the rack

Then she says to cut them in half and place them on a baking rack; once on the roasting rack, start breaking the sprouts and watch the sprouts fall onto the rack

Now, with Laura's help, users are shocked to discover that her cooking hack has them never reaching for a peeler again

Now, with Laura’s help, users are shocked to discover that her cooking hack has them never reaching for a peeler again

The hack without peeling! How to make mashed potatoes without a peeler

  • Boil the potatoes with the skin on
  • Cut the sprouts into halves
  • Place them on a baking rack and break them up – watch the skin fall onto the baking rack and stay out of your dish

Captioning the viral video ‘Kitchen hack with skinless mashed potatoes’, Laura showed users how to make delicious mashed potatoes without even peeling them.

The cooking guru starts the video by boiling the potatoes with the skin on.

Once they’re cooked, she advises viewers to “take a bowl and put a griddle on top.”

The chef then cuts the potatoes in half, places the halves cut side down on the baking rack and begins to mash them.

Surprisingly, the potato skins fall right onto the rack and don’t even end up in the bowl.

“The grate breaks the potatoes, leaving the skin behind,” she says at the end of her video.

Mashed potatoes are a staple dish in many Thanksgiving households, and while no one can resist soft and delicious mashed potatoes, the thought of peeling them is enough to make you choose another dish.

Now, with Laura’s help, users are shocked to discover that her cooking hack has them never reaching for a peeler again.

In the comments section, Laura added that her hack works with any type of potato, “Just cook your potatoes until fork tender. Blondes can take up to 30 minutes.

Users were so impressed that they filled her comments section with words of praise and boasted about her cooking skills

Users were so impressed that they filled her comments section with words of praise and boasted about her cooking skills

Users were so impressed that they filled her comments section with words of praise and boasted about her cooking skills.

One user said: “Genius and just in time for the holidays!”

Another user added: “This is clever.. makes peeling so easy.. especially when making large quantities. Thank you for sharing your brilliant idea.

“You just saved my life. I’m sitting here stunned. when I recover I will order a grill,” commented one user.

“I tried this tonight. This is the bomb,” said one user.

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