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Here's a very simple method for roasting whole potatoes on the grill.  No use of foil or other gimmicks of any sort.  Just oil them and cook them.

 

Ingredients:

Whole potatoes

oil to rub them

 

Instructions:

Depending on time allotted, cook potatoes indirectly as shown below,

Smoking: 225-275 deg, 3+ hours (THE BEST OPTION FOR FLAVOR!)

Roasting: 275-350 deg, 1.5-3 hours (Second best option)

Baking: 350-450 deg, 45-90 minutes

 

http://youtu.be/qSLcB3idE54

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Stumbled across this post the other week.  We have since done potatoes this way several times. We like to do the low heat, and throw some light smoke to it.  I think this is the most painless way to do potatoes ever.  Just watched John's video on twice baked potatoes this afternoon.  That I have got to try, but it is a little more work.

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How I do mine... I poke holes in the potatoes and place them in microwave (medium sized potato) for 3 mins.

 

Then place olive oil in the aluminum foil, roll the potato around in the oil till it's completely covered with the oil.

 

Get out the garlic powder and lay a good amount across the top of the potato, wrap it up in the aluminum foil and place on the grill fist before my BBQ food.  60 mins on the BBQ is about right.  Soft on the inside and steamy hot with a nice garlic power char on the outside.

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