CRUSTY PUFFED POTATOES
Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less
4 small red potatoes
1 tsp. olive oil
1 tsp. coarse salt
Preheat oven to 475Â°F.
Rinse potatoes and dry well with paper towels. Rub potatoes with
oil. Cut each potato in half and sprinkle cut sides with salt. Put
potatoes on a baking rack and let stand 10 minutes so salt can
draw some water out of potatoes. Bake potatoes on the baking
rack (not on a baking sheet) on middle rack of oven until cooked
through, about 20 minutes. Increase temperature to 500Â°F and
bake potatoes until puffed and golden, about 5 minutes more.