Just save yourself a whole lot of time and make them in the microwave. I have always cooked baked potatoes in the microwave using the wet paper towel method and piercing the potatoes. There you have it — the answer to the eternal question of whether it’s safe to put paper towels in the microwave. And even though it is safe to use them, I still recommend always checking the packaging for the microwave-safe symbols.. Also, as I said, avoid using paper towels that have any color or ink on them. Cook in the microwave for 3-6 minutes based on the amount of corn you are heating up. While those have come out just fine for me, based on reviews and price, I decided to buy this. https://www.eatingonadime.com/baked-potatoes-in-the-microwave And if your microwave does not have a special baked potato setting, here is how to bake one the right way. Your microwave will stay much cleaner, your food won't be dried out and will heat more evenly. First things first – shuck your corn. Wash the potatoes and wrap each potato wet in a paper towel. Place on a microwave safe dinner plate. I used a fairly large The time will vary, depending on your microwave. Add one or two minutes at a time to finish cooking the potatoes. Once that’s done, wet a paper towel, wring it out and wrap around each ear of corn. How Long to Microwave Corn on the cob? The skin will remain softs, and the potato won’t shrink as much. The paper towel will create a steaming effect on the baked sweet potato, making for a soft and fluffy inside and preventing it from shrinking. For multiple potatoes, wrap individually and cook: 1 potato – 6-7 minutes 2 potatoes – 9-12 minutes 3 potatoes – 13-16 minutes Final Thoughts. Bag will hold 2 large potatoes or 3 to 4 small ones. After 4 minutes, test the potato – it should feel soft. When the potato is soft, remove from the microwave, and cut in half lengthwise.Top with remaining cheese and sour cream, and serve. Wrap in paper towel. The moisture helps to steam the potato. Cook on high for 6-7 minutes. Wash potatoes (leaving wet) and pierce skin in the center. This also works for cooking wholebaked potatoes in a pinch too. It also ensures that the sweet potato remains moist and doesn’t dry out during the cooking process. Microwave sweet potato wet paper towel. Wrap raw potato in a wet paper towel and microwave for 2-5 minutes per potato...not quite the same as from the oven but, it beats waiting an hour for them to cook. 1-2 ears of corn: cook for 3-4 minutes You can serve sweet potatoes for dinner either by baking the sweet potatoes, directly eating the sweet potatoes as a main dish or as a side dish, or perhaps eating sweet potatoes for dessert. https://www.wikihow.com/Cook-a-Sweet-Potato-in-the-Microwave Wow, is this easy to use. As written, my first attempt was a total flop. Scrub the potato, and prick several time with the tines of a fork.Place on a plate.Cook on full power in the microwave for 5 minutes.Turn over, and continue to cook for 5 more minutes. Start with 4 minutes.