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If you haven't done your baked potatoes on the egg.....

danv23danv23 Posts: 826
edited June 3 in EggHead Forum
Cook them taters with OAK!!  Even the wife loves them!



The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

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  • etherdomeetherdome Posts: 292
    Nice. I’ll have  to try that.  
    Upstate SC
    Large BGE
  • danv23danv23 Posts: 826
    edited June 3
    etherdome said:
    Nice. I’ll have  to try that.  
    As you would in the oven, 425, they are done at 205, flip around 35 min after starting them and reposition for hot spots.

    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • CornfedMACornfedMA Posts: 138
    Smoked spuds are legit. I did some with a kiss of apple a few weeks ago...wife asked me to keep them in the regular rotation. 
  • TerrebanditTerrebandit Posts: 1,727
    I rub them with butter and apply a liberal coat of garlic salt before the bake.  Try it. 
    Dave - Austin, TX
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 8,168
    Try new potatoes the same way but make potato salad with them.  

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  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 647
    Baked potatoes on the egg are a favorite in our house.  I have been using the recipe linked below from Cooks Illustrated.  I just do it on the egg instead of the oven. Simple - and delicious.

    https://www.cooksillustrated.com/recipes/8654-best-baked-potatoes


    Memphis, TN 
  • vb4677vb4677 Posts: 493
    Do you salt 'em, brine 'em,  oil 'em or anything like that?

    Kansas City: Too Much City for One State - Missouri side
    Large BGE, Instant Pot, Anova Sous Vide, and a couple of gas smokers...
    Barbeque, Homebrew and Blues...
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 16,764
    vb4677 said:
    Do you salt 'em, brine 'em,  oil 'em or anything like that?

    I oil and salt.  Legit.
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • Markarm4119Markarm4119 Posts: 336
    Oil and salt, then enjoy !
    LBGE, and just enough knowledge and gadgets to be dangerous .
    Buford,Ga.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 27,662
    IS THIS TECHNIQUE BETTER THAN A MICROWAVE?
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  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 6,281
    Hasselbacks are nice on the egg too!
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  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 16,764
    IS THIS TECHNIQUE BETTER THAN A MICROWAVE?
    How many cookers do you have man?!
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 6,281
    Do you put a nail thru it?
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  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 16,764
    thetrim said:
    Do you put a nail thru it?
    The salt is what nails it. ;)
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • YukonRonYukonRon Posts: 12,693
    Just did these tonight for dinner. Do not know of any other way.

    "Knowledge is Good" - Emil Faber

    XL and MM
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 16,764
    YukonRon said:
    Just did these tonight for dinner. Do not know of any other way.

    I’m so interested in Carrie’s microwave recipe.
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • YukonRonYukonRon Posts: 12,693
    Peanut oil is involved in an open flame somehow. Just a guess.
    "Knowledge is Good" - Emil Faber

    XL and MM
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • blastingblasting Posts: 5,767

    What's the salt do? 


    Phoenix 
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 16,764
    blasting said:

    What's the salt do? 


    Funny guy.  Not really sure.  Would hate to backtrack earlier advice.
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • DMWDMW Posts: 13,043
    blasting said:

    What's the salt do? 


    Flavors it. Nothing else. And in fact, the salt on the outside isn't enough, you still need to add more salt and butter on the plate. And, if you are manly, pepper also.
    Morgantown, PA

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  • blastingblasting Posts: 5,767
    bgebrent said:
    Funny guy.  Not really sure.  Would hate to backtrack earlier advice.

    I've always oiled but not salted.  Wouldn't have thought salt would penetrate the skin.  Thanks @DMW ;


    Phoenix 
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 16,764
    blasting said:
    bgebrent said:
    Funny guy.  Not really sure.  Would hate to backtrack earlier advice.

    I've always oiled but not salted.  Wouldn't have thought salt would penetrate the skin.  Thanks @DMW ;


    blasting said:
    bgebrent said:
    Funny guy.  Not really sure.  Would hate to backtrack earlier advice.

    I've always oiled but not salted.  Wouldn't have thought salt would penetrate the skin.  Thanks @DMW ;


    Big overthink here.  Assuming you’ll at the skin, Kosher salt and some olive oil make it amazing.  No salt penetrates, all about crispy, salty skin.  Yum.
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • Fred19FlintstoneFred19Flintstone Posts: 7,515
    DMW said:
    blasting said:

    What's the salt do? 


    Flavors it. Nothing else. And in fact, the salt on the outside isn't enough, you still need to add more salt and butter on the plate. And, if you are manly, pepper also.
    I guess I better stick to salt.  I'm not sure how manly you have to be to qualify for pepper.
    Flint, Michigan
  • LegumeLegume Posts: 8,441
    How long are you dry curing the potatoes?  Do you need to air dry in the fridge ?
    Austin, TX
  • etherdomeetherdome Posts: 292
    Do you  have to let them rest afterward?
    Upstate SC
    Large BGE
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 6,281
    Any one use a nail? 
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    EIB 6 Oct 95
  • SSQUAL612SSQUAL612 Posts: 1,023
    edited June 5
    Everything you need to know about the Baked Potato

    https://www.cooksillustrated.com/articles/144-the-perfect-baked-potato

    SoCal, soon to be Tyler, TX via Temple, TX.  XL BGE 2016, MES, 18.5 WSM,  36"&17" Black Stone, Adj Rig, Woo, Grill Grates, SS Smokeware Cap, KAB,  FB 300, Thermapen 
  • GrillSgtGrillSgt Posts: 1,967
    Rarely eat white potatoes but sweets on the egg are 2 thumbs up.
    Woodford & Barren Co. KY

    LBGE, XLBGE, 2 Weber Genesis, Weber 22" kettle

    I’d kill for a Nobel Peace Prize

  • gonepostalgonepostal Posts: 310
    We are pretty set in our ways when it comes to these. However...i'm gonna give these a try very soon.
    Wetumpka, Alabama
    LBGE and MM
  • SSQUAL612SSQUAL612 Posts: 1,023
    GrillSgt said:
    Rarely eat white potatoes but sweets on the egg are 2 thumbs up.
    Why u gotta call colors?
    SoCal, soon to be Tyler, TX via Temple, TX.  XL BGE 2016, MES, 18.5 WSM,  36"&17" Black Stone, Adj Rig, Woo, Grill Grates, SS Smokeware Cap, KAB,  FB 300, Thermapen 
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