Baked Sweet Potatoes

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Preparation info
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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • 6 or 8 Potatoes
  • A Tablespoonful of Butter


Wash the potatoes, and scrub the skins, but do not peel them. By rubbing the skins of the Potatoes lightly all over with a little lard, butter, or even fat bacon, it will render the skins soft and pliable to the touch when baked; they will peel readily, without crumbling from dryness, as Baked Potatoes often do, the peeling coming off in thin strips, leaving the Potato intact. Put the Potato in