Hasselback Potatoes Baked In The Oven

This simple recipe for hasselback potatoes will not let you down. It is just a fancy way of preparing this side dish and will look good on your Christmas table.

Hasselback Potatoes With Coriander Butter
Hasselback Potatoes With Coriander Butter
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Last week Friday I was let down by a supplier. We found out on the Thursday that we were not getting any goods and that they would all be delivered to us the following day. We arranged with the logistics company for delivery first thing in the morning and I came into the office early. When my staff arrived, we were told that the truck had only just arrived at the depot. They would offload and send us our goods by 10am. When the time came and we still did not have any stock I was not too perturbed. I knew that the traffic coming out of Cape Town was already heavily congested. But, when my staff returned from their deliveries to Cape Town I asked them to follow-up. We were then told that there had been an overflow in Johannesburg and our goods were not on the truck.

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This makes not a dot of difference to my supplier. He gets to go on leave as the goods are out of his stores. But I had to come in to work and sit around waiting for the truck to arrive on Tuesday. Then unpack and check the goods before entering them into stock. And once that was done I could invoice out the stock that our customers were expecting last week. To top this, my driver had to come back from leave to do the deliveries. And whereas I have no issue with working through the December break, I do have issue with being let down.

Hasselback Potatoes

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Hasselback Potatoes
 
This is an easy side dish to make for any meal
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Ingredients
  • 1 generous size potato per person
  • Olive oil for drizzling
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to season
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 220° Celsius
  2. Carefully slice thin sections into each potato, ending as close to the bottom as you can, without cutting through
  3. Place the potatoes into an oven proof dish and drizzle generously with olive oil
  4. Rub in gently and then season well
  5. Bake for 70 minutes and serve with butter

Dave and I have started our December holidays. I will pop into my blog every now and then to read and reply to comments. 

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16 thoughts on “Hasselback Potatoes Baked In The Oven

  1. How frustrating Tandy. But the potatoes look amazing. Hope your holidays are wonderful!

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    1. So far they have been very good thank you 🙂

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  2. Oh that is so annoying Tandy! I dislike thoughtless people so much. I also feel sorry for their family too when they don’t seem to care about others. No hasselbacks for them!

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    1. For sure! I’m doing your hasselback butternuts for lunch add I type this xx

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  3. I Love Hasselback potatoes and even though it will be around 35 C here on Christmas Day they will be cooked in duck fat and be pride of place on our table this year. Merry Christmas! 🎄

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    1. Wow, the duck fat sounds like the perfect way to cook them!

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  4. Hasselback potatoes are a New Years tradition for us here. We also have them at other times as well. My new fav is making Hasselback sweet potatoes.
    By now I’m sure all is well for you at work. Me, I’d find a new supplier should one be available. Happy holidays

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    1. I shall try the sweet potatoes. Overall, my supplier is good. Just at this time of the year my order slips through the cracks.

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  5. These make for such a pretty presentation! Idon’t Know why i’ve Never made them. Merry Christmas!

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    1. I had also never made them before!

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  6. I think you have read my mind with these hasselback potatoes Tandy. I’ve been wanting to make them for a long time now but could not find a recipe online that I like perfectly. I will try yours! I need to find a side dish to bring to my mom’s. Thanks!

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    1. My pleasure Laura xx

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  7. I feel your irritation, Tandy. I don’t work in the industry you do but my staff let me down often.

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    1. That is awful. I am still working ….

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  8. Excellent dish for our snowy days here in the alps..

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    1. Enjoy the snow! I tried to comment on your latest blog post but I could not – maybe it is in your settings?

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