Mom's Potato Salad

This weekend my kitchen and I were reunited, and just like the song, it felt so good.  When it's hot out, the idea of standing over a stove or turning on the oven is unbearable.  So when Saturday morning started out mild, I did what I do best- put on my apron and got to work!
I made 2 delicious batches of pickles, and used my mom's recipe for potato salad.  I love salads of any kind; cobb salad, garden salad, pasta salad or potato salad.  They are staples for cookouts, and when put together, can be beautiful side dishes.
Here's the recipe I used:

5 medium red bliss potatoes- cut up into bite sized pieces and boiled in salted water (I like it with the skin on, but you can peel before cutting up)

While the potatoes were busy cooking up, I diced up:
1 green pepper
1/4 of a red onion

I added to the diced veggies a sprinkling of fresh dill

When the potatoes had cooled I tossed them in with the other veggies and dill.  Adding to the bowl 2 large spoonfuls of mayo, about a tablespoon of mustard, and 1/2 table spoon of cider vinegar.  Mix together well and let chill in fridge

Other add in ideas:

Chopped hard boiled egg
Diced Ham
Substitute the red onion with chives or scallions

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  • 7/9/2012 10:20 AM Gwen wrote:
    Hello Stacy,
    As always, LOVE your blogs and especially your recipes. Loving potato salad myself, am always looking for fun twists on my basis recipe. Asking for clarification on the mayo: you said add mayo twice, in different quantities. Is this correct, or did you mean to put in another ingredient?
    Thank you!
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  • 7/15/2012 7:22 AM Stacy wrote:
    The second mayo was actually supposed to be MUSTARD! Oops!
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