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Potato Guts...the "unrecipe"...


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Potato Guts...the "unrecipe"...

fauchon | Nov 10, 2006 04:45 PM

Whenever I make baked potatoes, I make 2 for my DH who likes just the crispy skin. He scoops out the innards which he used to discard. No longer...I abhor waste. Instead, I keep them in the fridge for a few days. Then, when our mood & the menu dictates, I put them in a gratin dish, sprinkle with EVOO & rosemary, s&p, roast for about 40 mins @ 375. They come out golden brown, crispy, incredibly light (as opposted to starchy). Really, really good and idiot simple. DH loves the innards this way as much as he loves the skins.

So this is my made-up unrecipe, created several years ago on the spur of the moment that's become a staple.

Inelegantly, we've christened them "potato guts," a dish we both now look forward to.

Do you have any "unrecipes?" Under what circumstances were they created? Do you have a name for your invention/creation?

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