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Subject: Potato Salad Recipes
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From: Janet Bostwick <janbost[at]cyberhighway.net>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 1999 13:40:07 -0700
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We should have some nice warm days soon.  I want to be prepared for when the
urge for potato salad hits.  I am looking for something different than
regular mayo, eggs,celery sort of thing.  I already have the warm German
salad.  I was thinking of something with oil and herbs and some interesting
tidbits.  Can anyone help?

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From: Dimitri G Criona <DIMITRI_C[at]prodigy.net>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 1999 13:15:35 -0800
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Often I  make one for the Mayo haters in the family, cold,  using balsamic
vinegar, Olive oil, Roasted Garlic, Italian Parsley as a dressing, adding
rings of peppericini, and sliced and diced salami or pepperoni and red
onion.  It is a nice change. (salt and pepper of course).  If I'm feeling
wealthy then shaving of reggiano <sp> on the top.

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From: Barbara Mayo-Wells <bmw[at]clark.net>
Date: 1 Apr 1999 23:51:46 GMT
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My grandmother (1880-1964) made potato salad like this:

Bake, don't boil, large potatoes

While they're still hot, scoop them into a large bowl.

As you add each potato to the bowl, douse it with oil-and-vinegar dressing
(my grandmother's was homemade, ration of about 1 part vinegar to 7 parts
oil plus about 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

While the potatoes are baking, hard-cook a few eggs.  When they're done,
peel them and coarsely mash them with a fork.

Finely chop a small onion.  Thinly slice a handful of sweet gherkins.  Take
a large dill pickle and slice/dice it into pieces the same size as the
gherkin pieces.  You should have about equal amounts of onion, gherkin, and
dill pickle.

Put the onions and pickles in a bowl with the eggs.  Add enough mayonnaise
(homemade is best, of course!) to make a fairly runny mixture.

Combine the egg-onion-pickle mixture with the potatoes, stirring gently so
that you don't break the potatoes up too small.  Salt generously.

Chill very well.  Sprinkle with paprika.  You will probably need to add
more salt.

This salad always gets rave reviews; I think it's the unexpected bits of
sweet and dill pickle plus the crunch of onion... and of course the
vinegary potatoes.

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From: Gloria Puester <puester[at]worldnet.att.net>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 1999 17:13:39 -0700
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Dice cooked potatoes and dress them with a spicy vinaigrette and a
variety of things like chopped radishes, small cauliflower or broccoli
florets, diced red onion, finely chopped fresh herbs of your choice,
chopped seeded cucumber, short lengths of asparagus, seeded drained
tomato chunks, or whatever other vegetables look good to you at the
time.  (No, not all at once!)  You could also dress them with spiced
sour cream and add chunks of cooked chicken breast along with the
vegetables--our local Russian restaurant does this and it's great!

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From: shaitan[at]macwhiz.com (Heather Allen)
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 1999 07:50:00 -0500
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My favorite recipe is one June posted, here it is:

German Potato Salad with Beer Dressing

Recipe By:      Idlewild
Serving Size:   8

10      small           red potatoes    
12      slices          bacon   
1       small           onion   chopped
4       ribs            celery  chopped
1       teaspoon        salt    
2       tablespoons     butter  
2       tablespoons     flour   
1/2     teaspoon        dry mustard     
1       tablespoon      sugar   
1       cup             beer    
1/2     teaspoon        Tabasco sauce (hot liquid pepper sauce) 
2       tablespoons     chopped fresh parsley   

Just so you know, this makes for a LOT of potato salad - cut the recipe
if you are not cooking for a large barbecue picinic.  

Peel and cube potatoes, boil until tender, drain.  Fry bacon until
crisp.  Drain well, crumble bacon, and mix with onion, celery, and salt.
Set aside.  Stir butter and flour in a small saucepan to make a roux.
Add mustard and sugar.  Slowly stir in beer and Tabasco sauce. Bring to
boil, stirring constantly. Pour over potato mixture. Sprinkle with
parsley. Toss lightly and let stand 1 hour.  Add bacon mixture, toss
gently.

Notes:  Recipe adapted from Lei Gui (LeiG@aol.com).

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From: cryambers[at]aol.com (pat)
Date: 2 Apr 1999 14:55:02 GMT
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Heather Allen wrote:
>German Potato Salad with Beer Dressing

I made this last year sometime, and I didn't like the way it tasted at all. 
What kind of beer do you use to make this? That seemed to be the biggest "off"
factor in the taste.  (I think I used a fairly dark beer.)

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From: Ivan Weiss <ivan[at]blaze.accessone.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 1999 20:35:41 -0800
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I make a very popular potato salad based on a Bon Appetit recipe a
co-worker passed on to me, using these ingredients:

steamed quartered red potatoes, skins on
olive oil
trace of balsamic vinegar
crushed garlic
capers
artichoke hearts
chopped green onions
sun-dried tomatoes, cut into small bits
feta or myzithra cheese, crumbled
salt
pepper
crushed fresh basil leaves, or use pesto

Sugar snap peas or parboiled broccoli florets are a good addition to this
salad. Parboiled snap beans would be, too. Hope this is helpful.

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From: Neris <neris[at]home.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 1999 06:17:02 GMT
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Picnic Potatoe Salad

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     Title: Picnic Potatoe Salad
Categories: Cajun Salads
  Servings: 24

     10 lb Potatoes                            1 c  Celery, finely chopped
      8 ea Eggs, hard-boiled                   1 c  Fresh parsley,finely
chopped
      2 c  Dill relish                     1 1/2 pt Mayonnaise
      1 c  Sweet relish                      1/2 c  Yellow mustard
      2 c  Salad olives, chopped               1 x  Salt, to taste
      2 c  Onions, finely chopped              1 x  Louisiana hot sauce

  Boil potatoes in their jackets.  Let cool, then peel and chop
  into large chunks.  Mix mayonnaise, yellow mustard, Louisiana
  hot sauce, and salt together.  Add potatoes, along with the
  rest of the ingredients, and mix well.  You can make this the
  day before and refrigerate it overnight.  You may need to put
  a little more dressing on it if it is a little dry.
  "Serves 8 Cajuns or 24 other peoples for a good picnic."
  From Justin Wilson's "Outdoor Cooking With Inside Help"

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Potato Salad

From: Wayne Pridgen
Date: Thu, 16 May 1996 20:41:44 -465800
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                               Potato Salad

Recipe By     : Sylvia Woods and Ruth of Sylvia's Restaurant in New York
Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Salads                           Soul Food

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   2 1/2  pounds        maine potatoes
   2      tablespoons   sweet pickle relish
   8      ounces        Mayonnaise -- Hellmann's Brand
   1      stalk         celery -- finely chopped
   1      medium        onion -- finely chopped
   1                    green bell pepper -- cored, seeded, chop
   1      tablespoon    sugar
   1      teaspoon      salt
     1/2  teaspoon      Black pepper -- freshly ground
          pinch         cayenne pepper
                         - Large pinch, plus more for granish

1) Wash the potatoes but don't peel them.  Place the potatoes in a large pot
with enough water to cover them.  Heat to boiling, then reduce the heat to a
simmer.  Cook the potatoes until they are tender but not mushy, about 30
minutes.  Drain them and cool.

2) Peel the potatoes - a butter knife works well.  Finely chop the potatoes and
place them in a large bowl.  Add the remaining ingredients and beat well until
blended.  The potatoe salad should be the consistency of a chunky purŽe. Taste
it and add more cayenne, salt, or pepper if necessary.  Transfer to a serving
bowl and sprinkle lightly with cayenne pepper.

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Per serving: 147 Calories; 15g Fat (90% calories from fat); 0g Protein; 3g
Carbohydrate; 11mg Cholesterol; 354mg Sodium



Potato Salad

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      Title: POTATO SALAD
 Categories: Salads, Vegetables
      Yield: 6 servings

      2 lb Potatoes, cooked
      2 ea Eggs, cooked
      1 ea Green pepper, diced
      1 ea Onion small, chopped
    1/2 c  Salad oil
    1/3 c  Wine vinegar
    1/4 ts Oregano
    1/2 ts Dill weed
    1/4 ts Salt
      1 ds Pepper

  Peel and cube potatoes and dice egg.
  Combine potatoes, eggs, green pepper and onion. Mix
  remaining ingredients in a small jar and shake well.
  Pour over potato mixture. Refrigerate several hours.

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KFC MACARONI/POTATO SALAD

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                        KFC MACARONI/POTATO SALAD

Recipe By     :
Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Pasta                            Potatoes
                Dressings

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                        DRESSING MIXTURE
     1/2   c            Sour cream
     1/2   c            Miracle whip
   1       c            Hellman's mayo
   2       tb           Prepared mustard
   3       tb           Sugar
   1       t            Onion salt
     1/2   ts           Pepper
                        SALAD
   2       tb           Dry minced onion
     2/3   c            Celery -- chopped
     2/3   c            Sweet midget pickles --
                        Chop
                        Not use relish
   2       tb           Pimiento -- chopped or
     1/2   sm           Tomato -- seed -- chop
   8       c            Elbow macaroni -- cook, drain
                        Cool well before add

  DRESSING-Combine dressing ingredients and set aside.
  MACARONI SALAD- Combine remaining ingredients in large
  bowl. Coat well with the dressing. Refrigerate at
  least an hour before serving. POTATO  SALAD-Substitute
  8 c cooked, peeled, cubed cold potatoes for the
  macaroni.  Increase the celery to 1 cup and substitute
  snipped green onions for the dried. Canadd 1 c of
  pitted black and/or stuffed green olives in either
  salad. Source: Glorie Pitzer.

  Recipe By     :

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Potato Salad Almost Like Mom Used To Make

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      Title: POTATO SALAD ALMOST LIKE MOM USED TO MAKE
 Categories: Salads, Vegetables
      Yield: 10 servings

      4 lb Boiling potatoes
           - white- or red-skinned
           - peeled and cut into
           - 1-inch pieces
    1/2 c  Sweet pickle juice
    1/2 c  Diced red onion
      1 c  Mayonnaise (can be light)
      1 c  Sour cream (can be light)
      3 tb Horseradish mustard
      1 ts Salt
      1 ts Freshly ground black pepper
      1 c  Diced sweet pickles
    1/4 c  Chopped chives
      6    Hard-cooked eggs; shelled
           - and cut into 1-inch pieces
           Paprika for garnishing salad

  1. In a large saucepan cover the potato pieces with
  cold salted water and set over medium heat.  Bring to
  a boil, then lower the heat slightly and cook
  uncovered, stirring a few times, until the potatoes
  are just tender, about 12 minutes.  Drain and transfer
  to a large bowl.  Pour the pickle juice over the hot
  potatoes, stir gently and cool to room temperature.
  2. Place the diced red onion in a small bowl and cover
  with ice water. Let sit 20 minutes to reduce the
  acidity.  Drain and squeeze out the excess moisture
  with a paper towel.  Add to the potatoes. 3. In a
  medium bowl stir together the mayonnaise, sour cream,
  horseradish mustard, salt, pepper, pickles and chives.
  Pour this mixture over the potatoes and toss gently.
  Add the eggs and toss again.  Spoon into a serving
  container.  The salad can be prepared up to 1 day
  ahead. Refrigerate, covered. 4. Sprinkle salad with
  paprika at serving time.

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 MADISON AVENUE POTATO SALAD

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                       MADISON AVENUE POTATO SALAD

Recipe By     :
Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Salads                           Potatoes

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   3       tb           Vegetable oil
   1       tb           Wine vinegar
   1 1/2   ts           Salt
     1/8   ts           Pepper
   2       c            Cooked, diced potatoes -- warm
     1/2   c            Quartered ripe olives
   2                    Hard-cooked eggs -- sliced
   1       c            Thinly sliced celery
     1/2   c            Diced dill pickles
     1/4   c            Diced pimiento
   1       t            Grated onion
   1       tb           Mustard
     1/3   c            Mayonnaise

  Blend together oil, vinegar, salt and pepper; pour
  over potatoes.  Toss potatoes lightly; refrigerate.
  At serving time, add olives, eggs, celery, pickles,
  pimiento, onion, mustard and mayonnaise to potato
  mixture; toss.

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Potato Salad With Beer Dressing

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      Title: POTATO SALAD WITH BEER DRESSING
 Categories: German, Salads, Vegetables
      Yield: 4 servings

      6 ea Potatoes; medium
      4 ea Bacon; slices
      1 tb Onion; chopped
      1 ea Celery; stalk, chopped
      1 ts Salt
      2 tb Butter
      2 tb Unbleached flour
    1/2 ts Mustard; dry
      1 tb Sugar
      1 c  Beer; any brand
    1/2 ts Tobasco sauce
      2 tb Parsley; chopped fresh

  Boil potatoes in medium-size saucepan until just
  tender.  Peel and slice. Fry bacon until crisp.  Break
  into small pieces and mix with onion, celery and salt;
  set aside.  Stir melted butter and flour in a small
  saucepan until blended.  Add mustard and sugar.
  Slowly stir in beer and Tabasco sauce. Bring to boil,
  stirring constantly.  Pour over potatoes.  Sprinkle
  with parsley.  Toss lightly and let stand 1 hour. Add
  bacon mixture; toss gently and serve.

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New Potato Salad With Dried Tomatoes

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      Title: NEW POTATO SALAD WITH DRIED TOMATOES
 Categories: Salads, Potatoes, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Side dish
      Yield: 8 servings

      3 lb Small new potatoes, scrubbed
           And quartered
  1 1/2 ts Salt
      1 oz Dried tomato halves
    1/3 c  Boiling water
      2 tb Olive oil
  1 1/2 c  Sliced celery
    1/2 c  Chopped celery leaves
      4    Green onions, sliced with
           Some of the green
    1/4 c  Snipped fresh dill "OR"
      1 tb Dried dillweed
    1/3 c  Reduced fat sour cream
    1/3 c  Lowfat plain yogurt
      1 tb Prepared white horseradish
    1/4 ts Pepper

  Place potatoes in a large kettle with enough water to
  cover.  Add 1/2 tsp. of the salt.  Partially cover and
  bring to a boil over high heat.  Boil gently for 15
  minutes, or until potatoes are tender but still firm.

  Meanwhile, place dried tomatoes in a small bowl.
  Cover with boiling water. Let stand 10 minutes.

  Drain potatoes well; return to pot.  Sprinkle olive
  oil and 1/2 tsp. of the salt over potatoes, tossing
  lightly to coat.

  Cut dried tomatoes into thin slivers and add to
  potatoes.  Stir in celery, celery leaves, green
  onions, ad dill.  Spoon into large bowl; cover and
  refrigerate at this point if preparting ahead.

  Combine sour cream, yogurt, horseradish, pepper and
  remaining 1/2 tsp. salt in a small bowl.  Pour over
  potato mixture and toss gently to coat. Cover and
  refrigerate up to 24 hours.  Makes 8 servings.

  Approximate nutritional analysis: 182 calories per
  serving; 4 g protein; 32 g carbohydrate; 5 g fat (24%
  of calories); 3 g fiber; 5 mg cholesterol; 522 mg
  sodium; 37% of the Daily Value for vitamin C.

  From the American Health, June 1995, page 90.
  Submitted By ARLENES@HOLLY.COLOSTATE.EDU  On

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DIJON MUSTARD POTATO SALAD

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                        DIJON MUSTARD POTATO SALAD

Recipe By     :
Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : None

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   4       lb           New potatoes, scrubbed
   2                    Cloves garlic, minced
   1       t            Crushed red pepper flakes
     1/2   c            Dijon-style mustard
   1       c            Fat-free mayonnaise
     1/2   c            Red or white wine vinegar
   2       tb           Extra-virgin olive oil
   1       c            Green onions, finely chopped
   1       c            Red pepper, finely chopped
   1       c            Green pepper, finely chopped
   1       c            Coarsely chopped parsley
   1       tb           Freshly ground black pepper
     1/2   ts           Salt
                        Parsley sprigs, red and
                        -green bell pepper slices
                        -for garnish

  1. Heat a large pot of water to a boil and add potatoes. Reduce heat to
  medium-high and cook, with lid ajar, until potatoes are tender, about 20
  minutes. Drain thoroughly and set aside to cool.

  2. Combine garlic, red pepper flakes, mustard, mayonnaise, vinegar and oil
  in a bowl and mix well. Cut potatoes into small pieces and place in a
large
  bowl. Add mustard mixture and all remaining ingredients, except the
  garnishes, and mix well. Cover tightly and refrigerate for at least 8
  hours, or overnight, before serving. If the consistency is too thick, add
2
  tablespoons of water. Serve garnished with parsley and bell pepper slices.

  Nutrition information per serving: 90 calories, no cholesterol, 1.5 g fat,
  250 mg sodium.

  Posted By japlady@nwu.edu (Rebecca Radnor) On rec.food.recipes or
  rec.food.cooking

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HIDDEN VALLEY HOT POTATO SALAD

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                      HIDDEN VALLEY HOT POTATO SALAD

Recipe By     :
Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Salads                           Vegetables

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   2       lb           Small red new potatoes
     1/2   c            Sliced green onions
   1       c            HiddenValley Ranch dressing*
   1       x            Paprika or Black Pepper
   1       x            Chives

  After cooking and while still warm, cut potatoes into 1-inch cubes. Gently
  toss together potatoes, onions and salad dressing.  Dust with paprika or
  pepper.  Garnish with fresh chives.  Serve warm or at room temperature.
  *Original Ranch with Bacon Salad Dressing

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Platt's "Red, White &amp; Blue Potato Salad"

From: Eileen &amp; Bob Holze
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 1996 07:34:13 -0400
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                 Platt's "Red, White &amp; Blue Potato Salad"

Recipe By     : Platt 5
Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Copycat

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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  10      medium        Red Potatoes, Chunked and cooked -- Unpeeled
                        Onion, to taste -- Minced
   1      Lg.           Red Bell pepper -- Seeded and chopped
   1      C.            Ripe Olives -- Chopped
   8      Strips        Bacon -- Cooked and crumbled
                        Mayonnaise
                        Blue Cheese Dressing

Toss potato, pepper, and olives with dressing made of equal parts of mayo
and
blue cheese dressing.  Chill, top with crumbled bacon before serving.


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WARM CAESAR POTATO SALAD

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                         WARM CAESAR POTATO SALAD

Recipe By     :
Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Salads                           Vegetables

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   6                    Medium red potatoes, cubed
   1                    Small head Romain lettuce
     3/4   c            Creamy Caesar Dressing
     1/2   c            Kraft Parmesan Grated Cheese
   4                    Strips bacon, cooked and
                        Crumbled
     1/2   c            Garlic croutons

  Cook potatoes until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  Keep warm. Line a large salad bowl or platter with torn lettuce
  leaves. Pour dressing and half of the cheese over potatoes, tossing
  to coat. Spoon potatoes over lettuce. Top with remaining cheese,
  bacon and croutons.

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Deluxe Potato Salad

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      Title: DELUXE POTATO SALAD
 Categories: Diabetic, Salads, Eggs, Vegetables
      Yield: 24 servings

      3    Green peppers
      5 lb Potatoes; cooked, peeled,
           -and cubed
      1 bn Celery; chopped
  2 1/2 ts Salt
      1 ts Pepper
    3/4 c  Mayonnaise
      1 tb Mustard, Dijon
      4 cn Artichoke hearts; chilled
           -and drained (8 oz. ea.)
      2 tb Olive slices, pimiento-stffd
        sm Pickles, whole sweet
           Parsley springs, fresh

-----------------------STUFFED EGGS-----------------------
     18    Eggs; hard-cooked
    1/4 c  Mayonnaise
      2 tb Onion; minced
    1/4 ts Cury powder
    1/2 ts Salt
    1/8 ts Pepper
           Paprika
           Parsley spring, fresh
     18 sl Olives, pimiento-stuffed

  Chop 2 green pepper; cut remaining pepper into rings.
  Combine chopped green pepper, potatoes, celery, salt,
  pepper, mayonnaise, and mustard; mix well, and chill
  thoroughly.

  Spoon potato salad onto a large serving platter.
  Arrange stuffed eggs and artichoke hearts around edge
  of platter.  Garnish salad with green pepper rings,
  olive slices, pickles, and parsley.

  Stuffed Eggs: Cut eggs in half lengthwise; remove
  yolks. Mash yolks; stir in mayonnaise, onion, curry
  powder, salt, and pepper.

  Fill egg whites with yolk mixture; chill.  Sprinkle
  half of stuffed eggs with paprika, and top with a
  small sprig of fresh parsley.  Top with remaining
  stuffed eggs with pimiento-stuffed olive slices.
  Yield: 18 servings.

  SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, July, 1980. Typos by
  Nancy Coleman.

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From: owlsprng[at]iol.ie
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 1999 08:43:03 GMT
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While this isn't *exactly* what you were asking for, it might be worth
looking at:

http://www.ibmpcug.co.uk/~owls/chrecp.htm

At the top of this file is the potato salad made by the Zeughauskeller
restaurant in Zurich.  It's surprisingly low-fat:  the salad is
thickened by the starch extracted from the potatoes by the initial
treatment in boiling chicken/beef stock.  You might like it. 


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