Place the potatoes directly on the center oven rack and
Remove the potatoes from the oven, immediately cut a slit down the middle lengthwise, and squeeze from both ends to open them up and allow the steam to escape (steam will otherwise soften the shell). Using a fork, chop up the potato within the shell to break it all up and separate it from the skin without removing it.
Serve immediately, with more butter on the table to put on the skins before you eat them as well.
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