Riddle Me This:  What has eyes but cannot see?

If you said a potato you’re a winner!

I don’t have a cool prize for you but perhaps you can find one in the list of giveaways going on at Simple Beautiful Life. Instead I’m going to show you how to make what I believe to be the perfect baked potato. It’s fluffy and tender and so full of flavor – yum!

The first thing to do is wash your potatoes. Next we’re going to peel an onion and chop it into thin rings. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Then score the potatoes with a knife.

How to Make the Perfect Baked Potato

Next up you’re going to brush the potatoes with butter.

How to Make the Perfect Baked Potato

Now sprinkle them with salt, pepper and a little garlic powder.

How to Make the Perfect Baked Potato

Top the potatoes with the chopped onion. Be liberal if you like onion flavor, if not just use a little.

How to Make the Perfect Baked Potato

Sit the potato on a sheet of tin foil, buttered side up and wrap tightly. How to Make the Perfect Baked Potato

Put the wrapped potatoes in a baking dish and bake for 1 hour.

How to Make the Perfect Baked Potato

Carefully removed the dish after the potatoes are done and unwrap. You should see a delicious, tender and flavorful baked potato beneath the shiny tin foil.

How to Make the Perfect Baked PotatoServe with sour cream, bacon bits, chives – whatever you and your guests desire.

Bon Appétit!