Have you ever wanted to know how to get that perfect steakhouse baked potato? A crispy exterior, a light and fluffy interior.
The kind of potato that steams the moment you pierce a fork into the crackling skin. Speckled with grains of salt and kissed with just a touch of sweet butter, this luscious preparation of America’s favorite vegetable will be a crowd pleaser time and time again. Whether it’s a simple Tuesday night or you have some steaks hot off the grill, this recipe will be all you need to enjoy the perfect baked potato.
Whether it’s a simple Tuesday night or you have some steaks hot off the grill, this recipe will be all you need to enjoy the perfect baked potato.
Selecting the Right Potato
Russets are ideal for baked potatoes. They have a relatively low water content compared to other potatoes, which allow them to remain fluffy and airy on the inside. Their thicker skins lend to a crispy exterior as well as providing protection for the inside of the potato as it cooks.
Potatoes should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from UV and bright lights. A pantry with a door is usually the best bet. While they store longer than other produce, buy potatoes more often and as you need them.
A microwave might seem like a fast way to “bake” a potato, but there are two reasons why it’s not a great idea. First, microwaves heat foods very unevenly, so some parts of the potato might rapidly reach 205 degrees while others get to only 180 degrees. Microwave Baked Potato
Ari Fryers work like convection ovens, where hot air circulates around the food, cooking it from the outside in. Because air fryers are similar to convection ovens they make for a wonderful baked potato. Air Fryer Baked Potato
Multicookers, don’t make for the best baked potato due to the fact they trap steam and moisture, resulting in a soggy potato exterior. They do however significantly reduce the time it takes effectively cook a potato. Multi-Cooker Baked Potato
Baked Potatoes on the grill is probably the one time we recommend using foil. The foil while it does trap steam, also protects the potato from the intense heat of the open flame of the grill.Baked Potato on the Grill
Toaster ovens can make a decent baked potato as they work very similarly to a standard oven. They do however have some disadvantages. The door on most toaster ovens lack enough insulation and thus heat tends to escape the cavity quicker than that of a normal ovenBaked Potato in Toaster Oven
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School Operator Recipe: School District: South Windsor Public Schools
Operator: Chef Erica DeHay
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