• Best potato salad recipe
    Potatoes,  Side Dishes

    Best Potato Salad Ever

      Best ever potato salad recipe – no fooling. Courtesy of my mother-in-law. 3 large potatoes, cooked and cut into cubes 2 stalks celery, finely chopped ½  c. green peas, cooked and cooled 2 hard boiled eggs, peeled and finely chopped 1 small cooking onion, finely chopped 1 dill pickle, finely chopped 1 tbsp. (heaping) sweet relish 1 tbsp.(heaping) mayonnaise 2 tbsp. Italian dressing pinch salt pinch pepper In a large bowl combine cooked, cubed potatoes, chopped celery,  peas, chopped egg, chopped onion, and chopped pickle.  Toss well.  Add relish, mayonnaise, Italian dressing, salt and pepper.  Mix thoroughly and serve.   Serves 4-6

  • Marinated Beet Salad recipe
    Side Dishes

    Marinated Beet Salad

    Photo Credit I never much cared for beets, but when I tried my mother-in-law’s beet salad just to be polite,  I discovered a new favorite!  It was always a staple at her Easter brunches. But its also so nice on a summer’s day…  The recipe immediately below is Mrs. P’s (my mother in law) but I will admit it never really tasted like hers when I made it so I am a little suspicious as to whether she gave me the real deal! Further below I have included a Russian beet salad recipe that I just found in Dec 2018 which looks like it could be closer (Mrs.P was Polish),…