Perfect Baked Pitatoes

Katrina Freed


Before microwaves existed my mother baked potatoes in the oven and after years of trying other methods we are returning to the old fashioned oven baked potato and this is how we do it!


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Convection Oven


How to Make Perfect Baked Pitatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 400•
  2. Wash and dry baking potatoes.
  3. Using a sharp knife cut very shallow slits down the center of each potato then cut two small slits crosswise.
  4. Using disposable kitchen gloves grease each potatoes with shortening
  5. Place potatoes directly on middle rack of oven. Bake for 30 minutes then turn each potato and bake an additional 30 minutes
  6. Serve piping hot with butter, sour cream and salt and pepper.
  7. Add toppings of choice such as chives, green onion, or shredded cheeses

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About Perfect Baked Pitatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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