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I Forgot My Potatoes in the Oven, is There Anything I Can do with Them?


 I forgot my baking potatoes in the oven! They came out wrinkly and hard. Can I do anything with them besides throwing them away?


Ah, it almost sounds like the title of a bestselling novel: The Forgotten Potatoes!

There’s good news and bad news here. The bad news is a forgotten baked potato is overcooked, overdone, and I’d say stick a fork in it, but that’s probably not possible. The good news? Idaho potatoes are readily available year-round and quite inexpensive. So just pop in a new batch and don’t forget to set your timer!

For tips on how to make the perfect baked potato next time visit here.

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