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Making a Potato Baker Bag

Baked potato with all the fixings.

Potato baker bags help you make perfect baked potatoes in your microwave. With some cotton fabrics and a bit of sewing skills, making your own bag is easy and fun. This is a guide about making a potato baker bag.

     

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Tip: Microfiber Dusting Mitt For Potatoes

In addition to using a microfiber dusting mitt, be sure to wet the mitt and wring the excess water, out before microwaving your potato. This gives a more complete cooking and the potato will be fluffy.

By Joanie78 from Cicero, IN

Quilted Microwave Potato Envelope

Use this "envelope" to microwave your potatoes! This is a craft a child can do if they are able to hand stitch the two sides. Completed envelope.

Approximate Time: 30 Minutes

Supplies:

  • 11x24 inches of quilted material
  • thread

Instructions:

  1. Cut one piece of double sided quilted material 11 inches wide and 24 inches long.
  2. Quilted microwave potato envelope.

  3. Fold material leaving a 2 inch flap.
  4. Folding flap.

  5. Sew sides.
  6. Add a recipe card stating: Wash and dry potatoes. Wrap in a paper towel. Insert in quilted "envelope" and cook according to your microwave directions. "Don't poke or prod the taters!"
  7. This "envelope" is large enough to warm tortilla shells.

    By Tedebear from San Jose, CA

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Question: Making a Potato Baking Bag

No one has put how to make one. It just says it is fun using bits to make one. I need instructions on how to make and best materials to use.

By Cliff


Most Recent Answer

By Jan Hashem01/10/2012

I went to www.youtube.com and typed in potato baker bag and there is a "how to" video. I made one and it worked beautifully.