We went out to eat the other night, and I decided to try the baked potato. I had been to this particular restaurant before when the person at the next table had ordered one. I had sat there dumbfounded, staring (and giggling) because it was the biggest potato I had ever seen.
I warned my husband and daughter to be prepared for something possibly mutated from Idaho. And then they brought the food out...
I put my hand beside it for reference. Gigantic! I couldn't believe they could grow something like that.
But then, as I was eating and began to get full about a third of the way through, I noticed something a little odd.
There was a slice in the peel. As I checked closer, I realized that the slice went all the way through, and the edges didn't quite match. What on earth...?
The giant potato was fake! It was two potatoes put together! Hahahaha! Actually, it was more like one and a half potatoes put together.
Now that I've told you, you can probably see it in the photo. :)
So fun. And I don't care at all because it was SO YUMMY!!! And honestly, I was a bit relieved that I wasn't eating some mutant tuber. :)
Cheese, bacon, sour cream, butter and chives. All my favorite toppings for a potato!
Do you sometimes crave a big baked potato for a meal?
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Missy Tippens, a pastor’s wife and mom of three from near Atlanta, Georgia, made her first sale to Harlequin Love Inspired in 2007. Her books have since been nominated for the Booksellers Best, Holt Medallion, ACFW Carol Award, Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence, Maggie Award, Beacon Contest and a 2013 RT Reviewer’s Choice Award. A House Full of Hope was a Romance Writers of America 2013 RITA® Nominee. Her recent releases include titles from Love Inspired as well as Indie published boxed sets with fellow inspirational romance writers. Visit Missy at www.missytippens.com, https://twitter.com/MissyTippens and http://www.facebook.com/missy.tippens.readers.