Mom's potato salad
This was the recipe my
was famous for at my dad's work functions, family reunions, etc.
It's one of the things I most enjoyed that she made (along with fried
and so I got my dad to reconstruct the recipe for it as Mom was dying
we were talking about things. This is a bit vague, but it is
enough that you can push it in whatever direction you like. Dani
has made this several times, and it closely matched my mom's, even
I don't know if Dani ever had any. (My mom effectively retired
cooking after my dad retired from his work and started doing most of
*Boil the potatoes
*Boil the eggs at the same time
*Depending on the size of the eggs and
potatoes: One large egg to one medium potato
*Cut the eggs with an egg slicer.
Mix with peeled potatoes.
*One tablespoon of mayo
*One teaspoon of mustard (to taste)
*Minced onions (to taste)
*Salt (to taste)