Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Moms Potato Salad
Everyone who has my moms potato salad loves it. I took it to a Memorial Day BBQ on Sunday and had 2 people ask me for the recipe. It's easy to make but there really isn't a recipe per say. I'll try my best though!
5 pound bag of potatoes
6 hard boiled eggs (my mom said for this many potatoes she would use 8-10 eggs, but I only used 6)
2-3 stalks of celery, chopped
minced onion - how much depends on if you like onion. I'm not much of a fan so I only put in a handful
Hellman's mayonnaise (must be Hellman's)
Cook potatoes with skins on in a large pot of boiling water with salt until fork tender. Drain and peel skins once the potatoes are cool enough to handle. Cut potatoes into chunks and place in a large bowl.
Chop eggs, onion & celery and toss in with potatoes. Everything from here is added to taste. With this batch I ended up putting in about 6 heaping wooden spoonfuls of mayo. I would start out with a few, stir - then add more if you think it needs it. Add mustard, pepper & garlic salt - all to taste.
Give it a good stir and taste. Add more seasonings, taste. Repeat until you have a potato salad you are happy with. :)