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These were great! So fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside! The skins were delicious!

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Cricketo March 04, 2009

I didn't have canola oil or kosher salt, but I did use this recipe as an idea of how to make a good baked potato. I used olive oil, sea salt and seasoned salt. They turned out great, and of course I ate the skins too because they were delicious. Thanks for the recipe!

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AmandaMcG February 13, 2009

Perfect!

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Chef Miogo February 12, 2009

I am making this recipe as I type and it looks good! This recipe was soo easy and fun to prep. The baking time worried me, so I found this tip for cutting baking time in half: -Scrub and clean the potatoes as normal -Then boil the potatoes for 5-7 minutes and then continue preparing normally Hope this helps!

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luv2hugu92 January 26, 2009

I loved the crispy crust and the flavor from the kosher salt. We topped ours with sour cream and lots of butter (I know, shame shame on us!) and they were enjoyed with our broiled sirloin steaks. Thank you!

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BrendaThurston67 January 17, 2009

Perfect.

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hollyfrolly January 15, 2009

No more microwave potatoes at my house...this method makes the best baked potato I've ever eaten...and no wonder, since it's Alton Brown...it's GOOD EATS! Thank you for posting it!

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dragonflydmc January 14, 2009

A great way to bake a potato. I used to wrap in foil, but not anymore. The skin was deliciously crisp and the insides soft.

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nmj January 14, 2009

MY Mom and I have had a silly fight over the years on whether to wrap potatoes in foil or not when baking. This recipe FINALLY won her over. ( I guess she had to see it in writing. LOL) Anyway, I have done my spuds like this for years. Sometimes I mix some kosher salt, Lawry's, and garlic powder in a bowl and roll the potatoes in that. This method produces the best baked potato ever! Thanks for posting mcb.

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Scoutie December 20, 2008

Very simple and understated but produced a delicious potato! I think I put a bit too much oil on mine, and as a result I had to keep switching out the aluminum foil on the bottom of the oven because the oil would drip and burn, setting off my smoke alarm. When they still weren't ready in a little over an hour I wrapped them in foil and they were all set 5 minutes later. We served with vegan sour cream and bacon salt (vegetarian! WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT!) and had a delicious vegan side dish. Will make again, but will probably wrap in foil to a) cook faster, and b) keep my smoke alarm from going crazy.

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EmilyStrikesAgain December 13, 2008
Best Baked Potato