A potato is the blank canvas of the kitchen; be it cheesy, creamy, scalloped, or fried- potatoes can take any meal from dud to spud-tastic in a flash!
The easiest, and most convenient ways to use a leftover potato is in a salad. Have roasted potatoes from the night before? Throw ‘em in a bowl with a binder, like Paula’s favorite creamy mayonnaise and spicy Dijon mustard, and combine with just about any other ingredient in your kitchen – with the exception of your kitchen sink, of course.
Onions, celery, boiled eggs, bacon, pepper and fresh from the garden herbs all make great additives for potato salad. Because they’re so simple to make, and easy to transport, potato salads make for the perfect picnic, family reunion, or even a cost-effective side dish to your office lunch.
The next time you find yourself with a pile of potatoes and no inspiration, why not try your hand at one of these time saving, flavor-packed salads!
Take Away Tip: When boiling your potatoes, make sure they are in uniform sizes for more consistent cooking.
Paula, I love watching you and your family. I miss seeing your show, I watched you everyday. My son lives in Charleston S.C. He took me to the Lady & Sons to eat. Oh my goodness! People are always telling me that I look just like the cooking lady Paula Deen. I always tell them that you are my hero. May God Bless You
Mary Ann Tharp in A Summer of Burgers on August 15, 2014 at 10:48 pm
Add a few spoonfuls of parmesan cheese to the flour and cornmeal breading and it kicks the tomatoes up another notch. Bev
in Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes on August 15, 2014 at 10:33 am
I just bought Paula's Peach Salad Dressing and wondered if anyone has a good recipe that they use it in?
Melissa in Taste Testing 101 on August 13, 2014 at 8:36 am
Congrats Bobby. Loved the family picture miss you Paula on TV will be watching online. Jack is getting big. Looks like his mom but Matt aka moose has your face. Your eyes cheeks hair even falls to his face like yours except to the left. Good luck on your next venture. You give us other 60+ yr women strength to move on. Keep up the good work.
Carol Bryant in Love at Last on August 11, 2014 at 6:12 pm