FRENCH BAKED POTATOES. (serves 4)
*4 medium sized Idaho potatoes, cleaned
*1 tablespoon butter, softened (or spray pan with a cooking spray)
~Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
~Cut potatoes in half lengthwise.
~Spread butter on a cookie sheet.
~Place potatoes cut side down on top of butter.
~Cut a small slit on top of each potato.
~Bake in the preheated oven for 30-50 minutes until the bottom of the potato is a golden brown and crispy and potato is tender.
`Deep fry potato in oil (350 degrees) until potato is done.
`Put a little butter and fresh rosemary into the slits on top of the potato.
`When potato is done, and plated, add butter, sour cream, chopped chives, crumbles bacon.
Helpful Hint: Try to keep the potatoes all around the same size, this helps with even cooking of the potatoes.