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How To Cook Baked Potatoe

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How To Cook Baked Potato

Making a delicious, fluffy baked potato is easy and rewarding. The perfect side dish or appetizer, baked potatoes offer a great way to enjoy a simple and delicious meal. Here’s how to make the perfect baked potato.


– 4-5 large russet potatoes
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

2. Wash the potatoes and pat them dry. Poke each potato several times with a fork or knife.

3. Rub the potatoes with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

4. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until tender.

5. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes before serving.


– For an extra crispy skin, rub the potatoes with butter or margarine before baking.
– For a cheesy potato, top with shredded cheese during the last 10 minutes of baking.
– For a spicy potato, sprinkle with chili powder, cayenne pepper, or paprika before baking.
– For a creamy and decadent potato, top with sour cream, chives, and bacon bits after baking.

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