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  • richinlbrg
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    • Jul 2014
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    • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

    New way to make a baked potato

    I just tried this last night and it turned out GREAT! #1 wants them again tonight.

    sorry, it is a FB article

    https://www.facebook.com/BoredomTher...16970538510233
  • richinlbrg
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 1797
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    • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

    #2
    Here is the non-FB article:

    http://boredomtherapy.com/right-way-...potato/?as=799

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    • MBMorgan
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      #3
      I guess if a bloomin' onion works, a bloomin' tater does too ...

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        #4
        This reminds me of texastweeter's pic of Texas Pinecones. I've gotta try it, but I've been avoiding potatoes and I hate it....

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        • richinlbrg
          richinlbrg commented
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          You hate potatos or hate avoiding them? If the former, this recipe is still a potato.

          One day I'll try this with a sweet potato.

        • Huskee
          Huskee commented
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          richinlbrg I hate avoiding them. I love them, want them in every meal.
      • CaptainMike
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        #5
        We'll give it a try tomorrow!

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        • hogdog6
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          • Dec 2014
          • 503
          • Liberty, Utah

          #6
          Just put two potatoes in the oven while waiting for them to cook I stumbled on to this, pulled the immediately and followed the steps. Back,in the oven now. 🤤

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          • richinlbrg
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            • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

            #7
            Hope you enjoy it, hogdog6 ! Either way, please let everyone know!

            here are mine from tonight:

            Click image for larger version  Name:	image.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	258.7 KB ID:	517263

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            • PaulstheRibList
              PaulstheRibList commented
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              Super Cool!!

            • hogdog6
              hogdog6 commented
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              No photos because mine didn’t turn out very photogenic. However I do see many more potatoes in my future... delicious!

            • richinlbrg
              richinlbrg commented
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              Glad you enjoyed it it, hogdog6 ! And the part you cut off is a mini little potato skin, too! Just have to remember to take them out early.
          • Thunder77
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            #8
            Dude this was awesome! I happened to see your post right before I started dinner. Had to go for it. Not the prettiest things in the world, but delicious!
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            • richinlbrg
              richinlbrg commented
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              Looks great to me. So glad you enjoyed it!
          • Jetski
            Club Member
            • Apr 2017
            • 140
            • St. Louis

            #9
            Seems like a wonderful thing to do with a potato. I will be trying this soon, thanks!

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            • SouthStreetBarbecue
              Former Member
              • Jan 2018
              • 58
              • Mount Sterling, IL

              #10
              If you have a french fry press you can achieve close to the same results by pressing it down but not all the way through the potato and save yourself a lot of time.

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              • tRidiot
                tRidiot commented
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                Now THAT is a fabulous idea! I'm gonna go look for one on Amazon right now!
            • Frozen Smoke
              Club Member
              • Nov 2017
              • 1530
              • Northern Mn

              #11
              Originally posted by SouthStreetBarbecue View Post
              If you have a french fry press you can achieve close to the same results by pressing it down but not all the way through the potato and save yourself a lot of time.
              I was thinking the same thing as I was just considering getting a french fry press. They also do a great job dicing onions and peppers as well. Much more consistent dice than a food processor.

              This is pretty much the same thing as a hasselback potato without having to slice off one side of the potato and making the tedious circle cuts.

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              • dahcopilot
                Club Member
                • Jan 2018
                • 106
                • trent woods, nc

                #12
                on a different note, when i cook potatoes on the grill, i always do extras, if there are several left over, a couple of days later my wife cuts them up and makes french fries with them. best fries ever.

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                • Frozen Smoke
                  Frozen Smoke commented
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                  When I have room on the stick burner I do the same thing. I put a whole rack of potatoes on and smoke until done or nearly done usually 3 to 5lbs. They make the best American fries for breakfast you could ask for!

                • dahcopilot
                  dahcopilot commented
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                  i like that idea!

                • dahcopilot
                  dahcopilot commented
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                  cooked on the griddle santa is bringing

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