How to Cook a Potato in the Microwave

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How to Cook a Potato in the Microwave Recipe
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Wash potato with cold water

Wash potato with cold water

2
Poke several holes in potato with fork

Poke several holes in potato with fork

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3
Wet paper towel slowly & ring out excess water

Wet paper towel slowly & ring out excess water

4
Wrap potato in wet paper towel

Wrap potato in wet paper towel

5
(Or both if your potato has a friend going along with it)

(Or both if your potato has a friend going along with it)

6
Put in microwave for 3 min (add 30 seconds for each additional potato)

Put in microwave for 3 min (add 30 seconds for each additional potato)

7
Let cool for about 10 seconds

Let cool for about 10 seconds

8
Unwrap the potatoes (careful! there will be steam)

Unwrap the potatoes (careful! there will be steam)

9
Serve and enjoy!! (I added butter, provolone cheese, and a little ranch)

Serve and enjoy!! (I added butter, provolone cheese, and a little ranch)

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