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Old 11-24-2006, 04:17 PM   #1
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Why do Yams have a milky substance....

Is it normal for a milky substance to leak from yams??? I've never made them and went to cut one up today and saw that...

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Old 11-24-2006, 05:22 PM   #2
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Re: Why do Yams have a milky substance....

yeah, it creeps me out......
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i think thats the starchy water
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i think thats the starchy water
you just can't see it with a potato (because the potato is white), but it's the same idea. Move the potato onto a dark surface and then cut it and you'll see the same stuff. It's just starch.
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