Thursday

Microwave baked potatoes experiment

Hi dolls


Usually I am very skeptic when it comes to microwave cooking,because most of the things I tried weren't that great.A few days ago I had a skype call with the lovely Kitty Rose Lovet and she was making microwave potatoes during that call.And since she is a potato lover like I am,I had to try that too.
Google had the instructions.
You need:
1 large or 2 medium sized potatoes
margarine,pepper,salt
water
(your favorite topping)

Scrub the potatoes well under hot water,poke some holes (5-10) in the potatoes with a fork,so the potato's steam can escape.
Place the potatoes in a deep dish with a little bit of water at the bottom (6-10 tablespoons) and insert into your microwave.
Cook on high setting for 5 minutes,then turn the potatoes over and cook for another 5 min.Insert a knife to check if the potato core is done.If not,add 2 min of cooking time.Slit the potato open,add a teaspoon of margarine and season with pepper and salt.
You can serve the potato with sour cream,cheddar and bacon or with some soft cheese spread,herbs and garlic.

I will definitely make this recipe again,because 40 minutes of oven baking time versus 10 minutes of microwaving is a clear victory for the microwave.


Huggies
Cookingchinchillas

6 comments:

  1. Yum-o! My latest attempt on cooking potatoes was: boiling them, cut them in half and brown the cut side on a skillet with butter. Or ideally, on the barbeque... Om nom nom!

    xx

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  2. hmmm lecker! ich kannte bisher nur die eingeschweissten, aber die sind ja vorgekocht. und du packst die wirklich roh da rein???

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  3. Yes the lamp is from IKEA! Well we are Swedish you know, kind of everything we own are from IKEA. XD

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  4. haha microwave oven is a life saver! i've been making simple potatoes (i just wash them, cut with a nice 2-3 holes in each-2 medium ones- and just let them for 9-10 min) Then i add some olive oil, oregano and salt. yummy and simple
    I'll try this recipe :D:D
    XOXO

    (and don't be scared by what it's said about microwaves and the radiation, just when it's working make sure you are not close to it , but after when you take the food out, the radiation is gone totally)

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  5. I've done this before. Successfully, I might add. :-D

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