"I don't think America will have really made it until we have our own salad dressing. Until then we're stuck behind the French, Italians, Russians and Caesarians."--Pat McNelis

Uncle Pat's Potato Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie Belcher
Added: Sunday, March 26, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 Russet potatoes
1/2 pound of Bacon
1 clove Chopped garlic
1/2 cup Chopped celery
1 medium sized Onion chopped
1 tablespoon Mustard
1 cup of Best Foods Mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Salt, or to taste
1 teaspoon Pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 large Dill pickles
1/4 cup Dill pickle juice

Directions:
Directions:
1) Boil potatoes until tender.
2) While the potatoes are cooking, fry your bacon and drain on a paper towel.
3) Let the potatoes cool and then peel. Cut potatoes in bite size pieces (An alternative is to do this while the potatoes are warm and this gives the salad a creamier texture).
4) Add the celery, onion, garlic, pickles and pickle juice to the potatoes.
5) Stir in mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and mustard (adjust the mayonnaise and salt and pepper to get the consistency and taste your family prefers). Chill for two hours then serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a family recipe passed down from Nadine Belcher to her son Patrick, with a few modifications over the years.

 

 

 

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