Donna was a guest at one of the two luncheons that took place on our deck last week. They were casual affairs of the potluck sort with the guests bringing a salad or dessert. Donna brought a classic hot German potato salad and was gracious enough to share the recipe she’d gotten from her sister in law via Better Homes and Garden cookbook. Donna said she’d used her mother’s recipe without the spices, until she tasted this combination of flavors. Finding out the recipe was easy to make was a bonus! German potato salad is traditionally served hot and will be perfect for the coming fall weather. Time tested and stamped approved!!!
The peel will slip off the boiled potatoes easily. You can rub off the peel by using a clean dish towel. Hold the potato with the towel in one hand and rub off the peeling with the other — somewhat similar to drying a cup. Or hold the potato on a cutting board with a fork and gently tease off the peel with the tip of a knife. Stir the cooked potatoes into the dressing gently to avoid breaking them. I would also tip the skillet to make the dressing run to one side and spoon it over the potatoes to lessen the amount of stirring necessary to coat the potatoes.
This week is Donna’s birthday. Here are wishes for a wonderful celebration day and the beginning of a fabulous new decade!!!
Donna also shared this recipe for Spinach Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing a couple of years ago.