Preheat the oven to 425°F. Rub the potatoes with olive oil, sprinkle them with salt and pepper, and prick them with the tines of a fork. You can lay them directly on the oven rack or place them on a baking sheet. Cook the potatoes for 45 to 60 minutes, until their skin is crispy, and sticking one with a fork meets no resistance.
Member Kaz Slater from Wilmslow sent us this super-special jacket spud recipe. She says "This is a delicious salad mix that is great for stuffing in a jacket potato, filling a lunchbox or piling high on top of your Healthy Extra 'b' choice crackerbread.
Scooping out the fluffy middle of a just-baked potato and mashing it up with a little butter and a couple of tasty extras before popping it back in the oven is a great way to make a jacket spud extra appealing. This spicy, mushroomy filling is delicious;
If you haven't discovered hasselback potatoes yet then it's time to get slicing! Thinly slicing your jacket potatoes all the way along before baking creates a beautifully crispy and unique potato! There are all sorts of possibilities for sliding tasty thi