The Perfect Baked Potato

So I have a confession. I LOVE potatoes! I love french fries, mashed potatoes, potato chips, twice baked potatoes…you name it! Anything involving the word potato I like. Okay I lied. Potato salads not my favorite.. but then again I haven’t tried one in years. You know when you have one bad experience and then your scarred for life. Yup that happened to me!

There’s nothing I love more than a classic baked potato! And today I’m going to share with you how to make the perfect baked potato! Okay if it was “perfect” it would be loaded with bacon and cheese as well. ;) YUM!

Ingredients:

6 Baked Potatoes

2 Tb Olive Oil

1 Tb coarse kosher salt

Directions:

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First you’ll want to give your potatoes a good scrub! Once they are dry lay them on a pan covered in foil ( yes I ran out of foil…). But I promise the foil will save you a lot of time in the end and give you an easy clean up.

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Brush olive oil over the entire potato and then sprinkle with salt. Also don’t forget to stab the potato a few times with a fork/knife. Bake at 400 for one hour.

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The Perfect Baked Potato

Ingredients

  • 6 Baked Potatoes
  • 2 Tb Olive Oil
  • 1 Tb coarse kosher salt

Instructions

  1. First you’ll want to give your potatoes a good scrub! Once they are dry lay them on a pan covered in foil ( yes I ran out of foil…). But I promise the foil will save you a lot of time in the end and give you an easy clean up.
  2. Brush olive oil over the entire potato and then sprinkle with salt. Also don’t forget to stab the potato a few times with a fork/knife. Bake at 400 for one hour.
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Then add your favorite toppings. BUTTER, sour cream, salt/pepper, cheese, bacon, chives.. whatever you feel like. Some nights we do potato bars and add veggies and meat too. YUM!

I’m telling you the brushed olive oil and coarse salt really does create the perfect baked potato!

I could eat potatoes ALL day long. Oh but I really shouldn’t…

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Jamielyn Nye

Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at iheartnaptime.com. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.