Baked Potato

February 1, 2014

Baked potato? Really? Just that? Yes! Baked potatoes are a great canvas and, when done well, are incredibly addictive. These will give you a crispy, seasoned outside while the inside stay fluffy and wonderful. I served them topped with roasted broccoli and cheddar cheese.

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You will need:

  • Russet potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

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Then you will…

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Scrub your potatoes and trim any dark spots as needed.
  3. Line a baking sheet with tinfoil.
  4. Pierce the potatoes several times with a fork.
  5. Rub with olive oil until evenly coated.
  6. Season liberally with salt and pepper.
  7. Bake 40-60 minutes, turning the potatoes over every 20 minutes.
  8. They are done with a fork pierces easily or they give a little when pressed from the sides.
  9. Serve however you like ’em!

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