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Slightly Stoned Chef – Issue 9

A baked potato recipe for the baked potato in your life (it’s you my g).


1 large potato

1 tablespoon of butter

3 tablespoons of shredded cheese

3 tablespoons of sour cream


Method (slightly stoned):

  1. Scrub the potato, and prick several times with the tines of a fork. Place on a plate.
  2. Cook on full power in the microwave for 5 minutes. Turn over, and continue to cook for 5 more minutes.
  3. When the potato is soft, remove from the microwave, and cut in half. Season with salt and pepper, and mash up the inside a little using a fork. 
  4. Top the open sides with butter and 2 tablespoons of cheese. Return to the microwave, and cook for about 1 minute to melt the cheese.
  5. Top with remaining cheese and sour cream, and serve.


Method (too stoned):


  1. Tines? Who the hell knew that the stabby parts on a fork were called tines. You can’t find a fork so a spoon will have to do.  
  2. Spend 5 minutes wondering whether or not you can put the spoon in the microwave with the potato. Realise, you in fact CANNOT.
  3. Do you cut in half lengthwise or widthwise? Fuck knows. Save dishes and use your spoon from earlier to cut the potato in half. 
  4. No one measures their cheese. A handful will do champ. One for the spud and one for you too. The munchies should be kicking in right about now. 
  5. After having eaten fistfuls of cheese dipped in the sourcream, opt for mashed potatoes instead. They’re easier anyway.