Daybreak Interview – Potato Skins For Your Super Bowl Party

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Potato skins for your Super Bowl party

MACON, Ga (41NBC/WMGT) – Super Bowl 53 is just days away. If you’re hosting a party for the big game, snacks for you and your guests are a must have.

Brittney Wesberry and Anna Reeves from Texas Roadhouse visited Daybreak to show how you make some potato skins for your game day party.

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Potato Skins Recipe:


6 Medium Baking Potatoes

Vegetable Oil

Kosher Salt

8 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese

1/8 cup Bacon Bits

2 cups Sour Cream



1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

2. Scrub the potatoes clean, rub with vegetable oil and bake for approximately one hour

3. Remove potatoes from oven, allow to cool slightly before handling

4. Cut into halves

5. Using a spoon carefully scoop the inside of the potatoes until ¼ inch of the potato shell remains

6. Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees

7. Sprinkle potatoes with All Seasoning mix, arrange in a baking dish and return to the oven baking on one side for 10 minutes

8. Flip the skins over and bake for an additional 10 minutes

9. Arrange the skins skin-side down and fill with cheddar cheese and bacon bits

10. Return to the oven and Broil until cheese is bubbly — approximately 2 minutes

11. Serve hot with sour cream

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.