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Grandma's German Potato Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Grandma's German Potato Salad, by , is from The Hammer Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Cynthia Hammer


1 lb. fat back or bacon 2 tsp celey seed
1 cup chopped onion
4 Tbsp. flour
4 Tbsp. sugar
3 tsp. salt
12 cups cooked potatoes, chopped
1 cup water
1 cup vinegar
1/2 cup chopped celery

Cook bacon til crisp; drain (reserving 1/2 cup fat), and crumble.

Cook onion and celery in fat till just tender.

Add bacon and potatoes; heat thoroughly, tossing lightly so as not to break up the potato slices.

Garnish with parsley.

Can be served warm or chilled, but you taste the bacon fat a bit more when it's chilled.




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