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--Baked Potato-- Baked, Microwaved or Grilled

--Baked Potato-- Baked, Microwaved or Grilled created by lazyme

This is a basic recipe for a baked potato with 3 ways of preparation that being baking, microwaving or grilling. It can be made for one, two, three or four potatoes or more. A Better Homes recipe that has been around for years and has been tested over time. Add your favorite toppings and enjoy! ChefDLH

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directions

  • FOR BAKED:

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  • Scrub baking or sweet potatoes thoroughly with a brush.
  • Pat dry.
  • For soft skins rub the skins with butter, shortening, margarine or oil --OR--.
  • Skip rubbing skins.
  • Prick potatoes with a fork.
  • Wrap each potato in aluminum.
  • Bake in 425 degree oven for 40-60 minutes or in a 350 degree oven for
  • 70-80 minutes until tender.
  • When done, roll each potato gently under your hand.
  • Then cut a crisscross in each top with a knife.
  • Press in and up on the ends of each potato.
  • Add toppings of your choice.
  • FOR MICROWAVED:

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  • Scrub 6-8 ounce baking or sweet potatoes.
  • Pat dry (Do not rub with butter, margarine, shortening or oil).
  • Prick with a fork.
  • Arrange potatoes on a plate in a spoke fashion.
  • Microcook, uncovered, on 100% power(high) until tender.
  • 5-7 minutes for one potato.
  • 7-9 minutes for two potatoes.
  • 13-16 minutes for 4 potatoes.
  • Rearranging and turning potatoes over once.
  • Let stand 5 minutes.
  • When done, roll each potato gently under your hand.
  • Then cut a crisscross in each top with a knife.
  • Press in and up on the ends of each potato.
  • Add toppings of your choice.
  • FOR GRILLING:

  • *******************.
  • Scrub baking or sweet potatoes.
  • Pat Dry.
  • For soft skins rub the skins with butter, shortening, margarine or oil.
  • Prick potatoes with a fork.
  • Wrap each potato in a 7 inch square of heavy foil.
  • Grill potatoes on an uncovered grill directly over medium slow coals for 1 to 2 hours or until tender .
  • When done, roll each potato gently under your hand.
  • Then cut a crisscross in each top with a knife.
  • Press in and up on the ends of each potato.
  • Add your choice of toppings.
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"This is a basic recipe for a baked potato with 3 ways of preparation that being baking, microwaving or grilling. It can be made for one, two, three or four potatoes or more. A Better Homes recipe that has been around for years and has been tested over time. Add your favorite toppings and enjoy! ChefDLH"
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  1. lazyme
    --Baked Potato-- Baked, Microwaved or Grilled Created by lazyme
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  2. lazyme
    Such a simple recipe. I nuked mine since I was in a hurry and it worked well. Thanks for sharing. Made for What's on the Menu tag.
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  3. ChefDLH
    This is a basic recipe for a baked potato with 3 ways of preparation that being baking, microwaving or grilling. It can be made for one, two, three or four potatoes or more. A Better Homes recipe that has been around for years and has been tested over time. Add your favorite toppings and enjoy! ChefDLH
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