Potato Salad with Ashkenazi Flavors
(The Nosher via JTA) – If I am being honest, I have struggled in the past with making a good potato salad.
It seems simple enough — boiled potatoes, mayo, some spices. But there is a bit of an art and science to making potato salad to ensure it isn’t too mushy or soggy, or drenched or bland. And since potato salad is such a classic side dish for summer cookouts and parties, I felt determined to master this seemingly simple dish.
So after a few years of making mediocre potato salad, here are some of the things I have learned: