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Old 02-10-2013, 02:24 AM   #61
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My favourite baked potato is a nice sized russet, holes poked with a fork all over, baked without foil in a hot oven. Cut in half, fluff up the meat a little with a fork, top with some butter, blue cheese and crumbled bacon. YUM!
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:01 AM   #62
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All your topping sound yummy guys :)

My favourite topping for baked potatoes is chopped onion and swiss chard sauteed with garlic and chillies and topped with sharp cheddar cheese sauce.

I also like to scoop out the flesh (save it for mash) then adding a knob of butter to the potato skin, then adding an egg into the hollow, season with salt and pepper and some chopped chillies. Top with grated cheese and grill in a hot oven till cheese is melted and the egg white is set and the yolk still runny. Served with crispy bacon and roasted tomatoes.

If we eat out I order baked potato with lots of sour cream and it it with green salad.

My kids like baked potato stuffed with baked beans and a little mayo. Topped with grated cheese then grilled till crisp on top.

Sometimes we top our baked potatoes with curried ground beef and eat as a main dish etc. etc.
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:39 AM   #63
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At Fanueil Hall (a tourist trap) there is a pushcart that sells just baked potatoes with any topping you want. He must have at least 25 choices. Does a great business during the summer. And they have crispy skins, no foil. When I worked in the Financial District, I would run up there and get a couple for lunch.
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:52 AM   #64
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Many years ago there used to be a baked potato store in one of the local malls. They had huge potatos like Tattrat's pictures. I loved their cheddar, sour cream, butter, bacon potatos and would almost always get that but once in a while would get their seafood potato, which was a mix of crab and shrimp in a creamy sauce. Sadly, they closed up shop, though I really don't know why as every time I was in there place was packed.
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Old 02-10-2013, 12:43 PM   #65
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I'm so glad I can peek.

Life isn't worth it without a peek every now and then.

I got lazy last night and just baked my taters so no peeking was necessary.

And I went simple with Salt, Pepper,and Butter.

A baked tater and Home made chicken soup made a woderful meal for a cold night.

Sometimes simple is the best.
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:35 PM   #66
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normally just sour cream and cheese ... but if i have the stuff .. pulled pork, sour cream, bacon and cheese .. and maybe a smidgen of bbq sauce ..
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:53 PM   #67
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Twice Baked Potatoes

For just plain baked potatoes I like a thick, crispy chewy skin and topped with sour cream and green onions or chives. Nothing unconventional there.
Me, too!
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:19 PM   #68
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I like mine with broccoli and cheddar sauce too, forgot about that topping.
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:52 PM   #69
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I love baked potatoes with tuna mornay
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:28 PM   #70
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I love baked potatoes with tuna mornay
I was thinking that there wasn't a bad way to serve a baked potato until I read this one, my friend. It's only because I don't like tuna, but this one doesn't sound good to me. Isn't it nice that there are so many different ways to top a potato? I just love baked potatoes! It depends on my mood, and today chicken, fried onions, peppers, and cheese sounds great!
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