- 1 large Idaho potato per person, plus a few extras
- Vegetable oil
- Kosher Salt
- Sour cream
- Grated Cheddar
- Bacon, fried crisp, drained, and crumbled
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Scrub the potatoes and pat dry. Rub the skin with vegetable oil. Sprinkle with salt. Pierce the skin of the potato in several places with the tines of a fork. Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, until the sides are soft when pressed.