how long can I soak potatoes in water before they turn. I would like to prepare for the mashed potatoes before thanksgiving

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RespectThePastry November 24, 2010
We kept peeled potatoes in a bucket of water in the cooler of the restaurant i used to work at for about a week...so theyll be totally fine!
 
Jon P. November 24, 2010
As long as the potato isn't exposed to air, it will not oxidize.
 
sfmiller November 24, 2010
They'll be fine for a day. Just make sure they're totally submerged, or the exposed parts will discolor.
 
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