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Why should potatoes be pierced before they are baked?

A pierced baked potato will have a better texture - mealy rather than soggy - because more of its moisture can escape. Even people who prefer soggy-textured baked potatoes should pierce the potato deeply at least in one spot. Otherwise, the trapped steam can explode the potato.

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08:04:02 on 02/12/08 by Webmaster - Quick Cooking Tips -