Friday, July 23, 2010

pickles or pickle-less??????

how do you prefer your potato salad??? here are our 2 favorite potato salad recipes. 1 with pickles, 1 without. you choose:) leave us a comment & let you know how you take yours!


{Mom’s Overnight Picnic Potato Salad}

10-12 medium red potatoes

1 sweet onion, chopped

1/2 cup italian salad dressing

3 large dill pickle, cut into chunks

6 hard boiled eggs, chopped

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup miracle whip

1/2 cup sour cream

Boil potatoes in salted water until tender when pierced with a sharp knife. Drain & cut into large chunks. Place potatoes into a large bowl. Add onion & italian dressing. Carefully toss together until well combined, try not to break up potatoes. Cover with plastic wrap & refrigerate overnight.

The next day:

In a small bowl stir together mayo, miracle whip & sour cream. Set aside.

Add pickles & eggs to marinated potatoes. Fold in mayo mix & mix well. Serve immediately.

{Kesley’s Pickle-less Potato Salad}

12 large red potatoes

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 cup diced celery

1 tsp. salt

6 eggs, hard boiled & chopped


2 eggs, beaten

1/2 cup rice vinegar

1 tsp. cornstarch

1- 5 oz. can evaporated milk

1 tsp. yellow mustard

1 cup mayonnaise

1 cup butter

In a very large pot, boil potatoes in salted until fork tender.

While potatoes are cooking- whisk together 2 eggs, sugar, cornstarch & salt in a medium sauce pan. Stir in vinegar, milk & mustard. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thick, about 10 minutes. Remove form heat & stir in butter. Refrigerate until cool. Stir in mayonnaise.

Drain, cool & cube. Transfer to a large bowl toss with celery, onion & salt to taste. Add hard boiled eggs. Stir in cooled dressing. Lightly stir until all combined. Cover & chill for several hours.


Stephanie Shumway (and family) said...

ooohh yum! you know what's good with the pickle recipe is if you add pickle juice to the overnight soak! nom! Thanks for the recipes!

Terry said...

It has been a long time since I have made pickles. I am going to have to try this recipe. Thanks

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