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Best Baked Potatoes

This recipe was submitted to us by Roger Affa. Roger states this recipe makes the best baked potato he has every had. He says they are very moist and the skins are nice and crisp.


2 1/2 cups of salt

4 Russet potatoes

2 teaspoons rosemary

1 head of garlic

1 teaspoon olive oil




Heat oven to 450 degrees. Spread 2 1/2 cups salt in 13×9 baking dish. Place potatoes in salt. Add rosemary and garlic. Cover baking dish with foil. Bake 1 1/4 hours. Increase oven temp to 500 degrees. Remove foil from baking dish. Remove garlic and set aside. Brush exposed portion of each potato with 1 teaspoon oil. return uncovered baking dish  to oven and bake until tender and skins are glossy, 15-20 minutes.