Recipe: Old Fashoned Potato Salad

The potato SALAD given in this recipe is agreeable to persons who like the flavor of smoked meat. It is an excellent SALAD to serve for a lunch or a supper with cold ham, frankfurters, or any cold sliced meat.

(Sufficient to Serve Four)

  •  2 c. sliced boiled potatoes
  •  1/4 c. water
  •  2 thin slices bacon
  •  Salt
  •  1 Tb. flour
  •  Pepper
  •  1/2 c. vinegar
  •  2 Tb. parsley, chopped

Slice cold boiled potatoes into medium thick slices. Cut the strips of bacon into small cubes and fry until crisp in a frying pan. Stir the flour into the hot fat, and to this add the vinegar and water. Season this Dressing well with salt and pepper and pour it hot over the potatoes, mixing carefully so as not to break the slices. Add the chopped parsley last. Serve warm if desired, or allow it to cool before serving.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4
by Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences (Year 1928)