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Creamy, Yummy Potato Salad

Almost everyone loves potato salad. I get nothing but great reviews when I make this.
It's definitely time to grill, eat corn on the cob and potato salad.
It's amazing how many variations there is. Here's my take:
  • 6 medium potatoes
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 6 hard-cooked eggs, diced
  • 1 small diced  dill pickles 
  • 1 small diced sweet pickles
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2  teaspoon cornstarch
  • salt to taste
  • ( 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar & 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup mayonnaise 
  • Directions:
    1. Place the potatoes into a large pot, and fill with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 20 minutes, or until easily pierced with a fork. Drain. Cool, peel and dice. Transfer to a large bowl, and toss with the onion, celery, 1 teaspoon of salt, and hard-cooked eggs.
    2. While the potatoes are cooking, whisk together 2 eggs, sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a saucepan. Stir in the vinegar, milk, and mustard. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in the butter. Refrigerate until cool, then stir in the mayonnaise and celery seed.
    3. Stir the dressing into the bowl of potato salad gently until evenly coated. Chill several hours or overnight before serving for best flavor. sometimes I add Bacon to it.
     I garnished the glass with paprika and added a celery stick.
    Enjoy.  This dressing is very creamy.

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  1. Wow, I don't think I have ever heard of this recipe, I may try it out. Thanks

  2. Two kinds of pickles sounds so good.

  3. I will have to try this. My husband loves potato salad !!

  4. I like the addition of the pickles! I'm going to give that a try!

  5. Yum. I have never made potato salad with evaporated milk. I bet that does make it extra creamy. I'll have to try this! Love how you served it!

  6. Sounds so yummy! I'm intrigued by the evaporated milk. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  7. This is some rockin' potato salad. I love it, as well as its siblings macaroni salad and cole slaw. xo

  8. I like trying out different recipes for potato salad and I will save yours and see how the family likes it. Thanks Linda!

  9. Mmmmm! I could eat potato salad w/a Ritz cracker as a meal in itself. Love it and your recipe for it look different and very tasty!

  10. Wow! It sounds delicious. Can't wait to try it :)

  11. AnonymousJuly 10, 2012

    Mmm, sounds delish. I like dishes flavored with celery seed... weird but true!

    Quiet Luxury

  12. I like the dressing you use! Next time I make potato salad I will try YOUR version! The rest of the ingredients are the same as mine but I bet that dressing makes a world of difference!

  13. Hi, I am visiting via Recipe Box. Your potato salad sounds really good. I am sure its crunchy with the pickles and really delicious with all the wonderful ingredients inside.

  14. I not even knew that people made Potato Salad before I start reading American books...

    I already felt very cultural when I knew coleslaw and no one else did by watching American shows but first time I read popato salad in a book I had to google it to try to undertand what "you" were talking about.

    First time I made it for a party, people frown upon but now it's a favorite ahahah

    I'm going to give your recipe a try... isn't it wonderful to learn things from others this way?

    Thank you for sharing, Linda! You're Great!!!

  15. And you are right! Potato salad is always nice and this recipe is def. a keeper. Well done!

  16. Sounds like a great recipie! Jennifer

  17. It's sooooooooo summer! Looks creamy, whereas mine is usually more chunky and kinda dry...

  18. Looks yummy! I love potato salad! I'll have to try your recipe, thanks for sharing it!

  19. Hi Linda: Checking on you. Are you close to the fire?..Judy

  20. I love potato salad at a BBQ in the summer! There are so many different variations and I love to try new ones. Your's looks delicious! I will surely try it! : )

    Danielle xo

  21. Looks good Linda! Cute like a sundae! Thanks for sharing your recipe.

  22. Absolutely delicious, Linda. Is there any left? LOL. Coming over on the next plane LOL.

  23. Hi Linda.
    This looks so good! I need you put this one together for this coming weekend. I hope you are doing will.. I miss putting my Tablescapes on.. Im taking care for Sophie as you know...
    XXOO Diane


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