To serve these bacon-wrapped potatoes as an appetizer, simply leave in the toothpicks they were secured and baked with. Remove them to serve as a side dish.
Baked Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar
Roasting sweet potatoes at a high oven temperature makes the skin delicious and extra crackly.
Twice-Baked Potato-and-Raclette Casserole
Mashed potatoes are enriched with butter, sour cream, cream cheese, and raclette for this decadent fondue-inspired casserole. Crispy potato skins roasted with garlic and sage make an ingenious garnish.
Potato, Cauliflower, and Cheddar Bake
Adding cauliflower to a potato bake may seem radical, but it adds great texture. A cheesy topping is a nice change of pace from the usual creamy casserole.
Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes
Roasting sweet potatoes directly on the oven rack allows their skins to become extra-crisp. For a variation, try pale-fleshed Japanese sweet potatoes, which have a richer flavor and are in season in November.