Jacket Potatoes

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Shrimp64, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. Shrimp64

    Shrimp64 Funster

    Joined:
    May 27, 2015
    Messages:
    482
    Likes Received:
    602
    Location:
    Bedford
    Suppose you have no electric, no gas oven, no open fire or BBQ, how will you cook a Jacket spud?
     
  2. BusyBuilder

    BusyBuilder Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2016
    Messages:
    162
    Likes Received:
    89
    Location:
    Cromarty
    Wrap in silver foil and make a fire.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  3. Jimbohorlicks

    Jimbohorlicks Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2012
    Messages:
    638
    Likes Received:
    822
    Location:
    Cheshire
    in aluminium foil on the exhaust manifold(y)
     
    • Like Like x 4
  4. pandj

    pandj Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2013
    Messages:
    480
    Likes Received:
    1,134
    Location:
    East Sussex
    Wrap it in silver foil then walk around all day with it under your arm. :D
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Funny Funny x 1
  5. mariner

    mariner Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2013
    Messages:
    1,284
    Likes Received:
    3,798
    Location:
    Isle of Dogs, but mostly Artola Spain.
    Assuming you have a gas ring, then you need to acquire a Double Skillet or a Dutch Oven!
     
    • Like Like x 1
  6. DavidG58

    DavidG58 Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2013
    Messages:
    6,278
    Likes Received:
    12,108
    Location:
    Bolsover, Derbyshire
    Go to nearest pub, no washing up either :)
     
    • Like Like x 5
    • Funny Funny x 3
  7. mariner

    mariner Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2013
    Messages:
    1,284
    Likes Received:
    3,798
    Location:
    Isle of Dogs, but mostly Artola Spain.
    That works!:) We used to do that in the Army!(y)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  8. Shrimp64

    Shrimp64 Funster

    Joined:
    May 27, 2015
    Messages:
    482
    Likes Received:
    602
    Location:
    Bedford
    Pub sounds good.
    I know you can get a proper Dutch oven but can you use a heavy pan (cast iron) with lid, does it need a diffuser under it?
     
  9. Puddleduck

    Puddleduck Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2014
    Messages:
    6,458
    Likes Received:
    13,755
    Location:
    Scottish Borders
    If you are on the move wrap the spuds in foil and put in the slow cooker which is running from the inverter.
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  10. Minxy Girl

    Minxy Girl Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2007
    Messages:
    8,510
    Likes Received:
    9,871
    Location:
    E Yorks
    Interesting ... how long do they take?
     
  11. chaser

    chaser Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2013
    Messages:
    7,137
    Likes Received:
    7,717
    Location:
    uttoxeter
    If you are going to use an inverter, I would think a small microwave would be as good as owt, I know t says no bbq but you could get a disposable one , plenty good enough for a couple of tatas
     
  12. Jimbohorlicks

    Jimbohorlicks Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2012
    Messages:
    638
    Likes Received:
    822
    Location:
    Cheshire
    about 3 months:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
    • Funny Funny x 7
  13. Minxy Girl

    Minxy Girl Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2007
    Messages:
    8,510
    Likes Received:
    9,871
    Location:
    E Yorks
    In the absence of being able to get a double skillet, a quality pan with a tight fitting lid should do instead, you don't want one too big as it will take too long to heat up.
     
  14. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2007
    Messages:
    29,460
    Likes Received:
    16,888
    Location:
    YO11 2BD
    But what are you going to heat it with ?.....a big magnifying glass !
    Your post says....No electric, no gas oven, no open fire and no BBQ.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  15. Taran_Las

    Taran_Las Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2009
    Messages:
    6,478
    Likes Received:
    5,520
    Location:
    Near Mold North Wales
    Slice into chip shaped objects, then deep fry. Sorted:LOL:
     
    • Like Like x 1
  16. Techno

    Techno Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2010
    Messages:
    13,852
    Likes Received:
    14,505
    Location:
    Leeds the one up North
    You didn't say no gas hob? in a skillet
     
    • Like Like x 2
  17. Tea Bag

    Tea Bag Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2013
    Messages:
    1,155
    Likes Received:
    1,928
    Location:
    Portugal
    Hi.
    Mate used to do that with his g/daughters meal when we went away on holidays in the c/vans, stop after a couple of hours,check if it was OK.... Di Dins,result
    Tea Bag
    PS. "Great Scott " Nip across to Calais and put it on a "Jungle Camp fire.....?"
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  18. Minxy Girl

    Minxy Girl Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2007
    Messages:
    8,510
    Likes Received:
    9,871
    Location:
    E Yorks
    On the gas hob silly billy! :D
     
    • Like Like x 1
  19. Sas r us

    Sas r us Funster

    Joined:
    May 31, 2015
    Messages:
    1,200
    Likes Received:
    1,984
    Location:
    Cornwall
    Pop next door and stick it in their oven...
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
  20. Puddleduck

    Puddleduck Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2014
    Messages:
    6,458
    Likes Received:
    13,755
    Location:
    Scottish Borders
    About 6 hours. I rub with oil and salt (or salt substitute). It's amazing what you can do in a slow cooker but get one that doesn't need liquid in it. I've baked cakes and bread in mine...... about two hours for each but it needs trial and error to get right!
     
    • Useful Useful x 1
    • Informative Informative x 1

Share This Page