|German Potato Salad
One of a variation of potato salads, in addition to Southern Style and New York Style, German potato salad will enhance your next
picnic and please the palates of everyone who savors it. Remember to keep a bowl of
ice under your bowl of Potato Salad if you are serving it cold so that it will not
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8 medium new potatoes
6 slices bacon
2 1/2 Tbl flour
6 Tbl cider vinegar
1 1/2 Tbl sugar
1 tsp dry mustard
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp ground pepper
Boil the potatoes just until tender when pierced with a fork. While
potatoes are boiling, fry the bacon until crispy but not burnt. Reserve 1/4 cup of
the bacon fat. Drain bacon well and crumble; set aside.
Heat the bacon fat on medium low and stir in the flour.
Cook slowly, continuing to stir for about one minute. Take off heat and add 1
1/2 cups hot water and the vinegar, mix well, and return to low heat, stirring, until
smooth and thickened. Add sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. Cook for a few
Drain the potatoes and, as soon as you are able to
handle them, slice them while still warm. Toss with the dressing until well
coated. Sprinkle with bacon crumbs and either leave be or toss gently.
Service either hot or cold.
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