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Directions for: Potatoes Baked in the Coals


6 large russet potatoes, sliced in half lengthwise

6 slices bacon

1 onion, cut into slices about 1/2 cm (1/4 inch) thick

12 sheet 12 sheets heavy-duty aluminum foil

butter (optional)

1 pinch salt and pepper


1. Preheat the grill, setting the burners to medium, or make a campfire and let it burn down to a bed of coals. Generously season the insides of the potatoes with salt and pepper. Lay a folded slice of bacon and an onion slice on the centre of 6 potato halves. Top with the other 6 potato halves. Wrap each potato tightly in 2 layers of aluminum foil. If using a gas grill, a single layer will do. Cook on the grill or in the coals until very tender, about 45 minutes. If desired, serve with a pat of butter.

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