jacket potato

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jacket potato a baked potato served with the jacket on
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Usage

In literature:

Sort of rag-jacketed cadets, we are, small potatoes, and few in a hill.
"Cy Whittaker's Place" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Potatoes he had boiled in their jackets, and so skillfully, that those jackets hung by a thread.
"Christie Johnstone" by Charles Reade
Piping hot in the open oven half a dozen baked potatoes were waiting in their crisp brown jackets.
"The Country Beyond" by James Oliver Curwood
The above recipe is for boiling potatoes in their jackets, as the phrase goes.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
She told me to bake some potatoes with the jackets on.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
Potatoes, boiled (in jackets), 20 to 25 minutes after the water is fairly boiling.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
Boiled, steamed and baked the same as Irish potatoes; generally cooked with their jackets on.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Potatoes boiled in their jackets are excellent if properly prepared.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 484, April 11, 1885" by Various
Potatoes with scorched jackets, enclosing their own utmost fragrance, also came out of the ashes.
"Lippincott's Magazine, August, 1885" by Various
Boiling potatoes in their jackets causes the potato to lose about 2 per cent.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
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In news:

Jacked -up jacket potatoes.
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