How to Bake Potatoes ~ Fast & Easy Recipe
Baking White Potatoes in the Oven
Baking potatoes in the oven is really very easy. Potatoes are one of my favorite foods to eat or cook. I frequently add potatoes to our meals simply because everyone likes potatoes, even if they are not crazy about the main dish.
I like potatoes just about any way they are cooked or prepared, but my all time favorite has to be a baked potato. Personally, I would be perfectly content to eat just a baked potato, or two, for my entire meal.
In this article, I am going to show you exactly how I bake potatoes, but I would also like to hear from you. There is a section below where you can add your favorite potato recipe lens and also an opportunity for you to share how you "dress" your baked potato. I would love to hear your thoughts and opinions!
My Cooking Motto
Fast and Easy!
What You Need to Bake Potatoes
- White Baking Potatoes
- Vegetable Scrubber
- A Fork
- Aluminum Foil
- Heavy Duty Baking Sheet
Step by Step Instructions for Baked Potatoes
Step 1: Wash and Scrub your Potatoes ~ Do not dry them
Step 2: Poke each potato 6 or 7 times with a fork ~ I poke them 3 times on each side as deep as the fork prongs will goWrap each potato in Aluminum Foil
Step 3: Place them on a Baking Sheet
Step 4: Bake on 375° for 1 1/2 hrs. ~ You will know they are finished when you can easily be poked with a fork
Potatoes are Ready for the Oven
Which Is Your Favorite
Do you prefer a Baked Potato or Fried Potatoes?
Dress Your Baked Potato and Serve
When the potatoes are cooked, carefully cut open each potato, season and serve.
As soon as i cut open the potato, while the potato is still very hot, I add butter, salt and pepper to each potato. Then I allow each individual to finish dressing their own potato.
Dress Your Baked Potato
Please tell us what you like on your Baked Potato
Baked Potatoes are Ready for Dinner
© 2010 Cynthia Sylvestermouse