How to Cook Potatoes in Microwave
Pierce potatoes with fork; place in microwaveable bowl. Add 2 Tbsp. water. Microwave on HIGH 10 to 12 min. or until potatoes are tender.
How to Blanch Fresh Beans
Add beans to saucepan of boiling water; cook 2 to 3 min. or just until crisp-tender. Drain, then immediately plunge into cold water to stop the cooking process.