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Quicker Baked Potato

Try this method for speeding up the potato baking process (for a better texture than those that you microwave). Pre-heat the oven to 400. Place the potato in boiling water for 10 minutes. Bake for 30 minutes. This will cut the cooking time in half.


Mancha Manteles De Cerdo


2 dried
2 dried
2 lb boneless pork
2 cup water
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme -- crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano -- crushed
2 whole cloves
1 12oz can
1 small onion -- cut up
4 sprigs cilantro or parsley
1 garlic clove cut up
2 tart cooking apples
2 firm pears
2 small zucchini, sliced
1 10oz pkg
1 can pineappl 8-1/4 oz,drained
2 green tipped bananas --
1 sliced
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 ancho chilies -- *
1 pasilla chilies -- *
1 tomatillos
1 frozen peas

* or sub. 1 tsp. crushed red pepper for the dried ancho and pasilla chilies) Cut chilies open. Discard stems and seeds. Cut chilies into small pieces with scissors or a knife. Place in bowl; cover with boiling water. Let stand 45 to 60 minutes; drain. Cut pork in 1 inch cubes. In Dutch oven combine pork, water, bay leaf, thyme, oregano, cloves, 1 tsp. salt, and 1/8 tsp. pepper. Cover and simmer 40 minutes or till pork is nearly tender. Drain pork, reserving 2 cups broth. Rinse, drain, and halve tomatillos. In blender container combine the tomatillos, onion, the drained peppers or crushed red pepper, cilantro, garlic, and reserved broth. Cover and blend till smooth. Peel, core, and slice apples and pears; add to pork along with tomatillo mixture and zucchini. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add peas, pineapple, bananas, and walnuts; simmer 5 minutes more. Makes 8 servings. Recipe By : Baknbread