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View Poll Results: What are your favorite Baked Potato Toppings?
butter/sour cream 35 72.92%
chives/onions 29 60.42%
gravy 9 18.75%
chili 13 27.08%
bacon 24 50.00%
ground beef 5 10.42%
chicken 4 8.33%
cheese 32 66.67%
tomatoes/salsa 7 14.58%
other (as there aren't enough options!) 15 31.25%
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Old 11-02-2006, 08:38 PM   #21
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First, it has to be popped open correctly. I'm nothing if not a baked potato snob when it comes to the opening procedure. A small slit is made into the center of the spud, and then with both thumb and forefinger of each hand at opposite ends, gently squeeze, popping it open. It gives you a nice burst of potato atop the rest of the skin, keeping it warm and moist.

in truth, I don't give a hot patooty how you open your potato, I'm only a snob when it comes to mine.

I like salt and lots of black pepper, a small pat of butter and some sour cream. I love chives but rarely have them around. I like to eat the skin, too.

Anyone else like to eat the skin?
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Old 11-02-2006, 08:41 PM   #22
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I love eating the skin....to me it's about the best part....yum.....if I have leftover shells sometimes, 'cause I like to really stuff the shells with lottsa taters, ....I put a bit of butter and garlic in them, and pop them in the toaster oven to crisp up even more.....to die for!
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Old 11-02-2006, 08:44 PM   #23
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Anyone else like to eat the skin?
Not only do I like to eat the skin of my own potato, but I'll eat anyone else's who'll relinquish them intact! IMO, it's the best part.
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Old 11-02-2006, 08:58 PM   #24
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I love roasted veggies on my baked potatoe. Cheese, sour cream, and butter are good, but I'm trying to eat healthy, so yes I do love those things, but I opt for veggies.
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Old 11-02-2006, 09:14 PM   #25
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Just finished my stuffed baked spud with ranch dressing, s&p and aged Irish cheddar mixed in it with a NY strip, broiled to medium rare!! Even my cats were begging, not just the dogs!!
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Old 11-03-2006, 09:11 AM   #26
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The skin is my favorite part as well - with a little butter, sour cream, and horseradish!!!!!! Think I will have one tonight.......
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Old 11-03-2006, 09:29 AM   #27
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I love the skin too! I just wash the potatoes, dry them really well, then brush with oil and put them at 450 for an hour. Nice and crispy! I had mine with butter, sour cream, roasted chicken, green onions, monterey jack cheese and a lot of salsa.
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Old 11-03-2006, 11:41 AM   #28
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My choices definitely depend on the role of the potato - lol!!!

If it's a side to a meal, then I prefer either just butter, salt, & pepper; or whatever sauce/gravy is accompanying the rest of the meal.

However, if the patootey is standing by itself as a lunch or light supper, than I really like it topped with chili, sour cream, cheese - the works.
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Old 11-03-2006, 11:43 AM   #29
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First, it has to be popped open correctly.
VB, I'm a popper too.
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Tunaaaaa and mayo :o)
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