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2006/02/10 09:08:32 (permalink)

Potato Salad




Does any on know where I can get good Potatoe Sala and
not the packaged kind. I'm in the Detroit area, but will
travel to eat great potatoe salad. Joe
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    NebGuy
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/10 11:35:15 (permalink)
    Are you looking for potato salad or the Dan Quail version called potatoe salad... Sorry I couldn't help myself.
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/10 11:39:13 (permalink)
    First of all - it must be GERMAN po-sal if it has to be GOOD!

    It's all about the VINEGAR...

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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/10 16:30:54 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by dgschroeder

    Are you looking for potato salad or the Dan Quail version called potatoe salad... Sorry I couldn't help myself.


    dg,

    I couldn't help myself either. You misspelled Quayle, unless you were looking for a small game bird instead of an ex-Vice President.
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/10 16:46:04 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by Howard Baratz

    quote:
    Originally posted by dgschroeder

    Are you looking for potato salad or the Dan Quail version called potatoe salad... Sorry I couldn't help myself.


    dg,

    I couldn't help myself either. You misspelled Quayle, unless you were looking for a small game bird instead of an ex-Vice President.


    Your'e sharp Howard. Actually I spelled it that way because I wasn't making fun of the poster just having some fun. Anyways you caught me.
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/10 17:18:45 (permalink)


    LOL,Sure.....DG
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/10 23:18:08 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by wolverine




    Does any on know where I can get good Potatoe Salad and
    not the packaged kind. I'm in the Detroit area, but will
    travel to eat great potatoe salad. Joe

    Maybe you might want to post this under the Regional-Where do I eat thread?
    Tara
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/11 03:16:24 (permalink)
    Of course, we must have a discussion to discern just what exactly constitutes good potato salad. I for one don't care for any mustard in mine.

    In fact I am a strict constructionist when it comes to potato salad, Don't like any affectations. Just the basics, prepared with due diligence.

    In its simplicity, the properly prepared potato salad is sublime.
    The Bear
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/11 12:07:33 (permalink)
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    Originally posted by ScreenBear

    Of course, we must have a discussion to discern just what exactly constitutes good potato salad. I for one don't care for any mustard in mine.

    In fact I am a strict constructionist when it comes to potato salad, Don't like any affectations. Just the basics, prepared with due diligence.

    In its simplicity, the properly prepared potato salad is sublime.
    The Bear

    Thats the way I feel about chicken salad, but the one thing I ALWAYS use in my potato salad are Yukon Gold potato's.
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/11 12:39:43 (permalink)
    At My House!
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/11 14:20:32 (permalink)
    bacon, bacon drippings, sweated onions and blucheese, makes for a potato salad few can resist...
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    ScreenBear
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/11 17:48:20 (permalink)
    Roosy,
    Talk about great chicken salad. If you are ever near Middlebury, Vermont, go to Noonie's Deli in The Marbleworks (802-388-0014). I don't know her hours.

    First thing I do after putting my stuff in the cabin whenever I get to Vermont, if I'm close by, is to go to Noonie's. She (Karen) makes great basic chicken salad. Get it on their good, thick bread...sourdough, rye, and, I think, honey wheat. I like the rye.
    The Bear
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/11 19:25:20 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by ScreenBear

    Roosy,
    Talk about great chicken salad. If you are ever near Middlebury, Vermont, go to Noonie's Deli in The Marbleworks (802-388-0014). I don't know her hours.

    First thing I do after putting my stuff in the cabin whenever I get to Vermont, if I'm close by, is to go to Noonie's. She (Karen) makes great basic chicken salad. Get it on their good, thick bread...sourdough, rye, and, I think, honey wheat. I like the rye.
    The Bear


    I will see where it is, I have a couple days off before I move.
    Tara
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/18 20:42:40 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by roossy90

    Thats the way I feel about chicken salad, but the one thing I ALWAYS use in my potato salad are Yukon Gold potato's.


    If I'm doing a nice job I use a baby potato cut in half, such as a baby yukon gold.

    Really potato salad is so simple it's silly to buy the store bought version.

    Just mayo, vinegar (white or cider) and sugar (or other sweetner) ... some like to put some yellow mustard in ... some add some hard boiled egg. Other ingedients added to taste are things like relish, chopped onion, various herbs, peas, capers, the list goes on and on ... lots of perfectly palatable possibilities.

    Then, on the other hand, there is German potato salad (which was the main potato salad at my house when growing up) ... a whole different subject.
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/19 04:55:34 (permalink)
    Dreamzpainter: I am revealing that I am still, while not a youngster, a novice cook in many respects, by asking: What are sweated onions? I'm imagining that it means sauteing them until they are just barely cooked? Am I even close?
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    RE: Potato Salad 2006/02/19 13:41:00 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by unalaskawoman

    Dreamzpainter: I am revealing that I am still, while not a youngster, a novice cook in many respects, by asking: What are sweated onions? I'm imagining that it means sauteing them until they are just barely cooked? Am I even close?
    A novice myself I used a term from some food show... Yes I take it to mean barely cooked, just to the point they wilt and the sweetness comes out. I've some times cooked the onions till just brown for this salad and it adds a totally different (but good) taste.
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