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Old 06-08-2013, 04:35 PM   #1
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Potato Salad

My father's recipe. Not only is this my wife's favorite, it's also mine. I could eat the entire batch by myself.

First, the dressing.

2 cups mayonnaise
5 tbs. Dijon mustard
1 tbs. Prepared yellow mustard
1/2 tsp. Tabasco sauce
1/4 tsp. Fresh ground pepper

Prepare dressing by mixing all ingredients; refrigerate while preparing the potato salad ingredients.


Ingredients for the salad

2 lbs. New red potatoes
1 cup thinly sliced celery
1 cup chopped green onion (including tops) -- about 1 bunch
2 oz. Chopped pimentos
2 cups chopped kosher dill pickles (Polish dills
may be substituted)
8 hard boiled eggs -- reserve 2 eggs for
garnish, chop 6 coarsely


Wash potatoes, but do not peel. Remove only blemishes from the surface of the potatoes. Steam the new potatoes until just tender (about 25 - 30 minutes). Cool and cut into bite sized pieces.
Combine potatoes with all ingredients, except the dressing, in a large mixing bowl. Toss salad and enough dressing to coat all ingredients thoroughly. Serve warm or chilled as desired.

Serves 8
(6 if I'm at the table)

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Old 06-08-2013, 04:46 PM   #2
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Love me a good potato salad, thanks Stinky!
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SS, this sounds really nice, thank you
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AS a kid I never was fond of potato salad. Usually, at our picnics, there was too much other, really great food, for me to bother with boring old potato salad. And then I became an adult, and started liking the flavor of raw onion.

Had your recipe been served at out picnics, I might have thought differently. It's very similar to what we make, except DW insists that i peel off the cooked skin. Me, I'm fond of the skin. Ya just have to pick your battles.

Nice recipe. Thanks.

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Yum, really nice recipe, thanks!
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Had your recipe been served at out picnics, I might have thought differently. It's very similar to what we make, except DW insists that i peel off the cooked skin. Me, I'm fond of the skin. Ya just have to pick your battles.
I am used to having potato salad with the skin removed, but I have had some with the skin on and they were lovely!
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:56 PM   #7
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Made you recipe for the family. All loved it. It will be made again and again.
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I am used to having potato salad with the skin removed, but I have had some with the skin on and they were lovely!
Potatoes that are more waxy don't need the skin removed. Potatoes that are good like this are red potatoes. Either way I'd recommend boiling the potatoes with the skin on to prevent loss of starch and flavor and to prevent moisture absorption.
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Potatoes that are more waxy don't need the skin removed. Potatoes that are good like this are red potatoes. Either way I'd recommend boiling the potatoes with the skin on to prevent loss of starch and flavor and to prevent moisture absorption.
Thanks so much for the tip BM
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