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Best Baked Potatoes

I never thought anyone needed a recipe for Baked Potatoes until I tried this method. Now I’m hooked and it’s the only way I’ll ever want to make baked potatoes ...

I never thought anyone needed a recipe for Baked Potatoes until I tried this method. Now I'm hooked and it's the only way I'll ever want to make baked potatoes again! I just don't think they get any better than this.

Baked Potatoes
So what makes these baked potatoes so special" This cooking method produces an incredibly fluffy, melt-in-your mouth interior and a crispy, nicely seasoned, slightly browned exterior.
They are the best baked potatoes I've ever had! Thanks to Cook's Illustrated for creating such a simple yet genius recipe.

What Sets These Baked Potatoes Apart from Others" A few simple steps are what turn a good baked potato into a great baked potato.

The quick salt brine. It adds great flavor to the skin and even seeps into the potato a bit in the areas where pierced.
Using high heat. That 450 degree temperature prevents leathery skin.
Taking the temperature with an instant read thermometor. Taking the temperature of a potato" Yes, 205 degrees is the ideal temperature for a fluffy interior (then you'll baste and add just 10 more minutes to that).
A light basting of vegetable oil crispens up the skin. But only add at the last 10 minutes or you'll end with soggy skin. (The brine and basting is why you need to use that baking sheet and and wire rack).
Cutting the pot...
Source: Cooking Classy
URL: http://www.cookingclassy.com/

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