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(Potatoes) Best Baked Potato Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jim

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Salt and Pepper
4 (7 to 9 oz) russet Potatoes, unpeeled, each lightly pricked with fork in six places.
1 Tbsp vegetable oil

Directions:
Directions:
Adjust oven rack to middle postition and heat oven to 450 degrees.
Dissolve 2 Tbsp salt in 1/2 cup water in a large bowl.
Place potatoes in bowl and toss so exteriors of potatoes are evenly moistened.
Transfer potatoes to wire rack set in a rimmed baking sheet.
Bake until the center of largest registers 205 degrees, 45 minutes to one hour.
Remove potatoes from oven and brush tops and sides with oil.
Return potatoes to oven and continue to bake another ten minutes.
Remove potatoes from the oven, using a paring knife make 2 slits, forming an X.
Using clean dish towel, hold ends and squeeze slightly to push up flesh.
Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
See the recipe for Goat Cheese Topping.

 

 

 

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