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Should I Bake My Potato in Foil?

Sep 21, 2018
No! Wrapping a potato in foil prior to baking traps the potato’s natural moisture, steaming instead of baking it. This results in a so...
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How Many Days in Advance Can You Safely Wash, then Wrap Potatoes in Foil?

Jun 12, 2018
Q: How many days in advance can you safely wash, then wrap potatoes in aluminum foil for an upcoming event?
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Can I Wash and Wrap Potatoes in Foil Three Days Before I Bake Them?

Apr 9, 2018
Q: We are having an event Saturday afternoon and I am making 400 Idaho baked potatoes. Would it be safe to wash and wrap the potatoes in foil on Wednesday evening, then leave them at room temperature until I bake them on Saturday?
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How Long Can A Foil Wrapped Potato Sit In A Warmer After It’s Cooked?

Jan 5, 2018
Q: How long after cooking a foil wrapped potato can it sit in a warmer? For instance, I would like to sell wrap cooked potatoes and would like to know how long after cooking them are they good for in the display style warmer case?
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Why I Do Not Recommend Baking Potatoes In Aluminum Foil

Jan 27, 2014
Q: Our restaurant owner has asked us to look at ways to save money in the kitchen and one that I remember reading on one of your blogs posts, for Dr. Potato, was to not wrap Idaho® potatoes in aluminum foil. I can’t remember all the reasons. I know it helps keep the potatoes warm longer, but our bakers are turning out almost wet when we pull them out of the oven and cut them open to add butter before sending out to the guests.
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Keeping partially grilled potatoes in foil and fridge

Jun 21, 2012
Q: How many days can you safely keep partially grilled potatoes in the same foil and in the fridge?
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Just Say NO to Wrapping Potatoes in Aluminum Foil

May 6, 2010
Q: Someone told me it is bad to wrap my potatoes in foil before baking. Why?
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Foil Baked Potatoes

Aug 11, 2009
Q: Why are restaurants still wrapping their potatoes in foil?
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How Can I Store Pre-Cooked Baking Potatoes for 24 Hours?

Mar 8, 2018
Q: I have potatoes that have been prepared for baking, by being washed, poked, a drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper, and wrapped in foil. But, the steaks got put in the freezer and can't cook them for 24 hours. How can I store the pre-cooked baking potatoes for 24 hours?
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I Prepped My Potatoes Last Night, Refrigerated Overnight, But Now They are Turning Black. Are They Safe to Eat?

Feb 7, 2018
Q: I prepped my potatoes last night by slicing them, added colored peppers, mushrooms and butter. I then covered them with foil and refrigerated overnight. I’m currently baking them now and they are turning black. Are they safe to eat?
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