I appreciate your support, and I appreciate your visit and trust you’ll stop by again… real soon. Sent a prayer their way, and for your nephew and for you. I use to have my potatoes boil over every time I cooked potatoes. Or darn near close to it! It's down-home, country-style cooking! I love good potato salad and especially with BBQ. Learned a trick to put a wooden spoon across the pot while they cooked. Then it's just a matter of combining all of your ingredients! This is a great crowd pleaser when there are many folks’ tastes to consider. Bring to … I will definitely try this potato salad recipe. I’d been wanting to ask for sometime, but just never got one of those “around to it” moments to ask her. I appreciate your visit and trust you’ll stop by again… real soon. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel and cube them. Tags: Duke's Mayonnaise, made from scratch, potato salad, side dishes, southern potato salad, southern style potato salad, Steve Gordon, Taste of Southern. Looks a lot like my mother’s recipe but she didn’t use bell peppers. She didn’t have measurements of course, so I had to come up with those on my own. It will only take a minute or two for you to leave your comments in the section below. Originally published May 1, 2019 by Blair. I like my banana pudding that way too but I can eat both of them cold if I have to!! Sign Up For Our Free Newsletter:  While you’re here, be sure to sign up for our totally FREE NEWSLETTER. If you want leftovers don’t let anyone know you made this potato salad. I do hope you’ll give our Potato Salad recipe a try. Hi Steve, just read your potato salad recipe & it took me back to watching my Mom make tons of it for family gatherings. Olive sweet pickle cubes rather than relish. But, we tend to like what we had at home the most. I have a question about the kind of potato you use. Hey Steve, I have to say your potato salad recipe is just like what I make, down to the pouring some of the pickle juice in and always Dukes. My mother used sweet pickles But I prefer the dill pickle relish ! The options are practically endless, but here are a few great entrées that go well with the salad: Follow The Seasoned Mom on Instagram and show us what you're making! I learned to use sweet relish in it from my sweet mother-in-law. I’m thankful for your support. Age wise, I’m somewhere in between these two. Add to vegetable mayonnaise mixture and toss Hi Dolores, You might be right on making the dressing separate. For many years, I’ve always enjoyed the Potato Salad that Agnes brings to our Reunions. There was an error submitting your subscription. Makes this and enjoy with some home made Sweet Tea (champagne of the South). I always appreciate your visits and do hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. I have used red skin potatoes (peeled) and white potatoes, but I can’t tell by the picture what kind you have used. Root Beer Barbecue Chicken {Instant Pot or Slow Cooker}, Pulled Pork with Alabama White Barbecue Sauce, Add fresh herbs of choice, including chopped. He came from a generation that knew how to make anything delicious. I like to always wash my vegetables before using them. Once in a while I add dill relish with the sweet relish. . Cut them into cubes or chunks about 3/4 of a inch in size. Lol. Then add them to a large stockpot and cover with generously-salted cold water, and cook until the potatoes are tender. We played together as youngsters, and going to their house was one of my favorite places. I like to let cold running water flow gently over the potatoes to help stop the cooking process even quicker. Hi Steve. I think Agnes makes about 10 pounds at a time for the Cousins Reunion each year. Drain the potatoes and allow them to cool. Keep the salad covered in the refrigerator until you're ready to serve it. I appreciate your visit and trust you’ll stop by again… real soon. When you’ve got it mixed, taste the potato salad and add more salt, mustard, relish, mayo or anything else you think it might need. I prefer the dill pickles, too! Place the diced potatoes in a large mixing bowl, and add the eggs, onion, celery and pickle relish. Combine remaining ingredients in large covered container and place in refrigerator while potatoes are cooling. This old fashioned potato salad … This is a very easy and quick way to make delicious homemade potato salad. Made a few adaptations to try for a ramped up taste. Just saying. Crack and peel eggs and cut them up using egg slicer. It's truly the perfect companion for a juicy cheeseburger straight from the grill! Serve warm, at room temperature or chilled. Jack, Your email address will not be published. I’ve never had certain things just like he prepared them and the taste was never there. I enjoy reading it. I’m glad you use that Dukes mayo. would dill pickles work as well, do you think ? Simmer the potatoes just to the point of where they are tender. If your potato salad has been sitting out at room temperature (or in the hot summer weather at a picnic) for more than 2 hours, you should discard any leftovers. That’s basically the way I learned to make potato salad from my late mother-in-law who was the best cook! I’m thankful to have you as a subscriber to the Newsletter and I will always be grateful for your support. You can even turn this into a German potato salad or sprinkle it with bacon if you wish. If they get too soft, you’ll end up making mashed potatoes. Hi Betty, Thank you for sharing your comments. -Steve. Thank you for your kind words about our recipes. Added some harissa to it. Bring the mixture up and fold the ingredients together gently. Makes it even better. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and for your visit today. I couldn’t give the recipe to anyone cause it’s always some of this and some of that but when it “looks” right, I know its finished. You can also subscribe without commenting. You’ve brought good memories to my mind. Keep your southern recipes coming! Pour the dressing over top and toss gently to combine. So I use the relish. I usually add chopped olives, both green and black if I have them in the cupboard, and of course I skip the sugar, but otherwise, it’s all the same as Steve’s. She didn’t put pickles but did use use mustard. Be Blessed!!! As always, you continue to provide my Monday morning “great news”…much better that any network or newspaper! Be Blessed!!! Happy Thanksgiving! It is VERY GOOD! The only difference is I use Blue Plate mayo, another good southern made mayonnaise. -Steve, Hi Steve, Rinse and scrub the potatoes. © 2017–2020 The Seasoned Mom     About     Privacy. The signup box is below and you’ll also find one in the top right hand corner of each page. If you get too ambitious here, you’ll end up smashing the potatoes and end up with mashed potatoes instead of potato salad. Grandma's Old-Fashioned Potato Salad | FaveSouthernRecipes.com I’ll be looking forward to seeing you add your name to our list. The easy side dish recipe is a crowd pleasing classic that pairs nicely with just about any entrée -- from barbecue to burgers, steak, chicken or ribs! That confirmation email should be waiting for you in your inbox! This potato salad is similar to what we ate in Arkansas when I was a kid, except for the bell pepper (don’t know why it was omitted). Place together potatoes, eggs, mayo, sweet relish, mustard, salt and pepper into very large bowl. Like other folks I also put in celery and green onions and a little red bell pepper for color and Best Foods mayo or Hellman’s as it’s known east of the Mississippi. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Drain the potatoes and allow them … I didn’t even try to make potato salad for years because because mine never turned out good. Happy Thanksgiving to you and the family. You’ll want to make this YOUR recipe. Thanks again for all your recipes and Newsletter. Hi Gina, I really can’t imagine making potato salad with dill pickles because using sweet pickles is all I’ve ever known. Add the mustard, sugar, salt, black pepper, and mayo. Nancy. Southern Potato Salad is a delicious combination of potatoes, hard boiled eggs, onions, celery, sweet pickles, mayo, mustard, and seasoning. If they don’t cook long enough, you’ll be biting into hard, raw tasting bits of potatoes. Add bacon with the drippings to the cooked and drained potatoes and proceed with the recipe. I think it’s awesome, but it might just be me. Grab a large spoon, and dip down to the bottom of the bowl. I just never tried to make it while she was still with us, and I regret that to this day. When the potatoes are soft, drain them in a strainer and let them cool while you prepare the … I grew up in Alabama and my mother’s potato salad recipe was different from yours (though my MIL’s was similar to yours but she added chppped green olives). Thanks so much!.That looks delicious. Mama always held the potatoes in her hands as she sliced them. Definitely reminds me of home in Mississippi when my grandma used to make it for dinner or other family functions. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are fork-tender (about 15-20 minutes, but very small red potatoes may be done in 10 minutes). I’ll send you an Email every once in awhile to remind you when I post a new recipe, or when anything else of importance is going on around Taste of Southern. Now I have a craving for potato salad! Add eggs, onion, celery, pickle relish and bacon (if using). I’m glad you have your moms recipe for making her potato salad. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Alas, she lives in Alabama and I have lived on the West coast for many years. Keywords: Southern Potato Salad Recipe, made from scratch, Duke's Mayo, how to make, southern recipes. You’ll have to love it. Yummy!!!!! I might give this a try on my family and see if they will like it as well as my mom’s version. Wish they had Dukes where I lived ! Unsubscribe at any time. Be Blessed!!! -Steve. Follow the basics, then adjust the flavors to suit your own tastes. Thanks for sharing Steve. Keep up the good work. Nutrition Facts 1/2 cup: 294 calories, 25g fat (5g saturated fat), 431mg cholesterol, 438mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 13g protein. My Mother’s people from Tennessee never used mustard. DIRECTIONS Boil potatoes in water for 25 minutes, drain and set aside to cool. She boiled her potatoes whole in the skins and then cooled them before cutting them up, though. Be Blessed!!! ★☆. I might have defeated her a time or two, but she has done the same to me. Yes, this is the same recipe I posted once before. Hi Dolores, Thank you for your kind words. Oct 20, 2019 - Explore eleanor towers's board "southern egg potatoes salad" on Pinterest. Place a large sauce pot, filled about 3/4ths full with water, on your stove top. God bless. Empty your potatoes into a colander, and let them drain. Mustard Potato Salad: Increase mustard to 1/4 cup. This one is it. Thank you for your visits and be sure to stop by again… real soon. Keeping them all close to the same size will help them cook more evenly. As always, I look forward to reading your posts every Monday morning! Sometimes I leave out the mustard, depending on who I’m cooking for, but I add chopped pimento. Home » What We're Eating » Southern Potato Salad, Lasted edited October 21, 2020. No spam guaranteed. As mentioned, I always thought Mama made the best potato salad. It’s just that good. She makes some really awesome cakes. Thank you for all of your support and I do hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. No more chance of mashed potato salad. I used to just sort if tolerate potato salad, using sweet pickle relish until one day when my son-in-law said, Why don’t you try it with dill pickle relish?” I didn’t even realize there was such a thing, but once I tried it I was sold, and potato salad became one of my favorites. I’m bad for just picking up what’s on sale or looks good. Be Blessed!!! We also included celery for a little crunch and light taste. Taste, add more salt and pepper as desired. I also use Mt. Really small pieces will break up and become mashed potatoes whether you want them to or not, so go for larger, but even sized pieces. I hope you’ll do it today. I use brown mustard and add a little bit of horseradish. Smile. I appreciate your visit and trust you’ll stop by again… real soon. By the way, this is only a part of what this recipe made. That just tells me your potato salad is already awesome. Never have put green pepper in before, looks good, my mom used celery with onions and eggs. Printable recipe included. This is real southern cuisine. There was just something special about her pickles. Southern Style Potato Salad Recipe:  You’ll need these ingredients. God Bless you. Cover the bowl and place it back in the refrigerator for at least an hour, if possible, to let the flavors meld together. Yummy. I enjoy reading the commentary you include along with your clear and easy to understand recipes. Otherwise the same! It’s a personal thing I reckon. I appreciate your visit and trust you’ll stop by again… real soon. Be Blessed!!! Okay, this is the only tricky part. Potato Salad needs to be made in large batches because you intend to share it with lots of people. Your recipe is like the one I was taught, no bell pepper or sugar, there was usually celery and often chopped black olives. Did not put any sugar due to adding sweet pickle juice and using honey mustard and used freshly ground black pepper. Store the salad covered in the refrigerator for at least 1-2 hours. Naturally, I always thought Mama’s was the best. I appreciate your visit and trust you’ll stop by again… real soon. It’s much easier to add more salt or pepper, than it is to try to cover up or remove too much. And, should you ever decide that you are no longer interested, it’s even quicker to unsubscribe. I do appreciate your comments and I hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. I enjoy your Monday mornin news and look forward to checking out the recipe of the day. Place the whole potatoes in a large pot of salted water. I’m willing to bet this is the way he did his potato salad so I have to try it. There is no sweetness in the dressing because…ew. Mustard potato salad. Place the drained potatoes in a large mixing bowl. Smile. Thank you for being a subscriber to the Newsletter. -Steve. I recommend Duke's mayonnaise (it's the BEST!!! #allrecipes #saladrecipes #salads #saladideas #seasonalsalads #vegetables Sunday dinner with all the family gathered around that big oval table almost always had a large bowl of Mama’s homemade Potato Salad. Added drained black olives that were chopped, used honey mustard and instead of bell pepper I used a Poblano pepper coarsely chopped and de-seeded. Your email address will not be published. I just brought it back to the forefront for Independence Day. About 10 minutes. Carolyn and I seem to always be competing against each other in the “Dessert” category at the Cousins Reunions we have once a year. The Poblano pepper is not hot and has less water content than a bell pepper. I googled recipes to see if I could find hers, and here it is! Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving for best flavor. Hi Steve! First, the potatoes. Gently stir everything together until potatoes are coated. The pimento, I think, is an Alabama thing. I printed out the original recipe but I’m too tired to go looking for it now. But never sweet pickles or bell pepper. Southern Potato Salad is super creamy with a blend of mayonnaise and mustard, hard-boiled eggs, sweet onion, sweet pickle relish, and celery. Garnish with sliced green onion, fresh parsley, or a dusting of paprika just before serving. Thank you! Place the uncovered bowl in your refrigerator to cool down while you prep the other vegetables. Today I use Bread and Butter Pickles, or even Dill pickles, depending on which is in the ‘frig. The only exception that I have been able to spot (or taste), is the addition of fine chopped celery, and the omission of the bell pepper (a digestion problem for both of us). Love your recipes. She is still with us and cooking up a storm in her kitchen. Pour dressing over the salad and toss to combine. I prefer Dijon mustard but will use a little yellow mustard too. Love potato salad. 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