Cookbook:Baked Potatoes

Baked Potatoes
CategoryPotato recipes
Servings1 serving
Time15–60 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cooking techniques | Camp Cooking | Microwave Cooking

Potatoes are perfect for camping—they don't take up space in the cooler, and cooked in foil they are easy to prepare.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

Camping variation edit

  1. Scrub potato and pierce the skin all over with a fork.
  2. Wrap potato lightly oiled heavy-duty foil and seal.
  3. Cook over medium-hot coals for 45 minutes or until soft.
  4. Serve with salt and butter or sour cream .

Microwave variation edit

  1. Clean and prepare potatoes as above, but wrap them in waxed paper, not foil. Be sure to poke the potato with a fork to make sure it is cooked evenly.
  2. Place a piece of paper towel in the microwave, and microwave potatoes on high for 8 minutes. Potatoes will be extremely hot when finished.
  3. Cut potato into four and serve with toppings of your choice.

Oven variation edit

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C (375°F).
  2. Clean and prepare potatoes as above.
  3. Place the potatoes in the oven.
  4. Cook for 1 hour.
  5. Remove when cooked. Puncture potato and separate skin from flesh.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

Warnings edit

  • When cooking is initially completed, handle the hot potato with care.