Please make sure to be careful when removing the skin of the Yuca. Do not let your pets near it. Do not use it for compost. Do not taste the Yuca raw. Yuca has has linamarin which when eaten raw converts to cyanide in the stomach. Proper cooking of Yuca, eliminates that potential.If you do not have a Instant Pot, Mealthy MultiPot or Pressure Cooker, place Yuca in 3 Quart Saucepan and cook for 25 minutes, or until slightly fork tender. Drain water.Frozen yuca works the same way as fresh yuca and is usually frozen raw.If you can find malanga, get some and use for this recipe. It cooks the same as yuca and is delicious.