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How to make my personal favorite potato salad

This recipe is a combination of my grandmothers and an old friends recipe. I actually mash my potatoes a little bit more than usual, just to add a personal touch to it. Hope you enjoy!

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Gather the potatoes that you will be using for your salad. Rinse, then place in a bowl and prepare to peel.

Gather the potatoes that you will be using for your salad. Rinse, then place in a bowl and prepare to peel.

Peel the whole potato, after you peel the potatoes place them in a bowl.

Peel the whole potato, after you peel the potatoes place them in a bowl.

Peeled potatoes in the bowl \ud83d\ude00

Peeled potatoes in the bowl 😀

Boiling the potatoes! First make sure to have a big enough saucepan to boil your potatoes. Put the potatoes into the saucepan whole and fill with water. Boil at a high temperature for 30 to 45 minuets

Boiling the potatoes! First make sure to have a big enough saucepan to boil your potatoes. Put the potatoes into the saucepan whole and fill with water. Boil at a high temperature for 30 to 45 minuets

HINT: To make sure that the potatoes are ready, use a fork and poke them. If the fork slides right in they are ready. If the fork is a bit rough going in, let the potatoes boil for another 10 minuets.

Gather the eggs you will be using for the salad.

Gather the eggs you will be using for the salad.

Boil the eggs. Place the eggs in a saucepan and add water. Also add some Salt to the water. (The salt will help with peeling the egg shells off) Bring the heat to high and boil for 10 to 15 minuets.

Boil the eggs. Place the eggs in a saucepan and add water. Also add some Salt to the water. (The salt will help with peeling the egg shells off) Bring the heat to high and boil for 10 to 15 minuets.

After the eggs are done boiling, be careful and pour the eggs into a strainer. Run cold water over the eggs, until they are cool. (You don't want to burn your finger while peeling the shells off)

After the eggs are done boiling, be careful and pour the eggs into a strainer. Run cold water over the eggs, until they are cool. (You don't want to burn your finger while peeling the shells off)

Peel the shells off the eggs, once that's done again run cold water over the eggs to cool them down some more.

Peel the shells off the eggs, once that's done again run cold water over the eggs to cool them down some more.

Chop the eggs to your liking. After the eggs are finely chopped, put them in a bowl. (The bowl will be used to place all of your chopped items, call it the "Bowl of Chopped Goods") \ud83d\ude04

Chop the eggs to your liking. After the eggs are finely chopped, put them in a bowl. (The bowl will be used to place all of your chopped items, call it the "Bowl of Chopped Goods") 😄

Next, gather your celery sticks. Rinse them and cut them to freshness.

Next, gather your celery sticks. Rinse them and cut them to freshness.

Chop the celery sticks to you likings. After they are chopped place them in your bowl of chopped goods. \ud83d\ude09

Chop the celery sticks to you likings. After they are chopped place them in your bowl of chopped goods. 😉

Black olives time, if your using a can of olives, make sure to carefully open the can with a can opener and drain the olive juice out. Place on a plate and get ready to chop them.

Black olives time, if your using a can of olives, make sure to carefully open the can with a can opener and drain the olive juice out. Place on a plate and get ready to chop them.

Finley chop the olives to your liking and place them in your bowl of chopped goods.

Finley chop the olives to your liking and place them in your bowl of chopped goods.

Now prepare all the other ingredients that will be mixed into the salad. (Mayonnaise, mustard, pimiento, dill pickle relish, paprika, salt, black pepper)

Now prepare all the other ingredients that will be mixed into the salad. (Mayonnaise, mustard, pimiento, dill pickle relish, paprika, salt, black pepper)

By now the potatoes should be all boiled and done. Pour them into the strainer and drain the water. (BE VERY CAREFUL). Run cold water onto the potatoes to cool them down.

By now the potatoes should be all boiled and done. Pour them into the strainer and drain the water. (BE VERY CAREFUL). Run cold water onto the potatoes to cool them down.

After running water on the potatoes, let them cool off for about 10 minuets.

After the 10 minuets of cooling down, the potatoes are ready to be some what mashed. Place the potatoes into the bowl you will be storing the salad in and mash them to your preference.

After the 10 minuets of cooling down, the potatoes are ready to be some what mashed. Place the potatoes into the bowl you will be storing the salad in and mash them to your preference.

TA-DA! They are all ready for mixing!!!

TA-DA! They are all ready for mixing!!!

Pour the mayonnaise into the bowl of potatoes.

Pour the mayonnaise into the bowl of potatoes.

Should look similar to this! \ud83d\ude00

Should look similar to this! 😀

Now get your "Bowl of chopped goods" and pour the ingredients into the bowl of potatoes.

Now get your "Bowl of chopped goods" and pour the ingredients into the bowl of potatoes.

Next pour the pimiento into the bowl.

Next pour the pimiento into the bowl.

The dill pickle relish goes in next!

The dill pickle relish goes in next!

Now add a teaspoon of salt into the mix.

Now add a teaspoon of salt into the mix.

Add a teaspoon of black pepper.

Add a teaspoon of black pepper.

Add a teaspoon of paprika for flavor! \ud83d\ude04

Add a teaspoon of paprika for flavor! 😄

Now add mustard to the mix. Add as much or as little of mustard to your preference. (Remember the more you add the more tangy your potaote salad will taste).

Now add mustard to the mix. Add as much or as little of mustard to your preference. (Remember the more you add the more tangy your potaote salad will taste).

Next thing to do is mix, mix, mix all of the ingredients until it looks like this 👉

Here it is, your finished Potato Salad! Add some paprika to the top of the salad for some color and more flavor.

Here it is, your finished Potato Salad! Add some paprika to the top of the salad for some color and more flavor.

Remember to taste your finished salad before you serve, make sure you have the right flavor you prefer. And lastly enjoy this delicious recipe of Potato Salad! 😄

Thank you for viewing, and I really hope you love this precious recipe! Please like and follow me. Thank you!! -Alex Jean. ❤️

  • 12.0 Potatoes
  • 5.0 Eggs
  • Can of Black Olives
  • Celery
  • Pimento
  • Dill pickle relish
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard
  • 1.0tsp Salt
  • 1.0tsp Black pepper
  • 1.0tsp Paprika