I was never a big fan of potato salad, until I stumbled upon a grilled approach that ditched the bland mayo monotony for a group of fresh and powerful flavors. Ever since, I've been experimenting with other ways to rectify the sad state of the common potato salad and this is the latest incarnation: a tangy jalapeño version.
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With a different and tastier approach to potato salad such as this, it's hard to understand why we're forced to suffer many injustices against this dish so frequently.
This warm potato salad, adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, Salad as a Meal: Healthy Main Dish Salads for Every Season by Patricia Wells, is a welcome change from the typical American-style potato salad loaded with mayonnaise.
It was time to eat some smoked fish. I don't know why I've been avoiding it for so long, but after finding this recipe in Jamie Oliver's Jamie at Home, I knew I had a perfect place to start. He pairs the smoked salmon with some boiled potatoes, which may sound a little too simple, but the potatoes are actually given a whole lot of love.
The Goody Girls are a barbecue team from Texas who turn out award-winning chicken and brisket but it's their potatoes that gets Guy Fieri excited. He adapted their recipe in his newly released Guy Fieri Food and it's insanely decadent—think of it as the potato salad version of a loaded baked potato with cheddar, bacon, scallions, and sour cream all well represented.
Potato salad, so often sad and boring, is infused with roasted garlic and covered with a spicy poblano mayonnaise. What's so fascinating about this recipe is how everything is cooked on one baking sheet.
How does the tang get in the tater? Read all about it here. Note: Cornichons are small salty pickles that can be found in most grocery stores. If unavailable, regular dill pickles or pickle relish can be used in its...
Why would you ever settle for that mayo-laden mushy mess of a potato salad that often passes as a barbecue side when you have something like this? Full of flavors and textures, this a potato salad worthy of saddling up next to some smoked meats.
Photograph from Foodistablog on Flickr I bought the fingerlings in hopes of a grand autumn roast. I wanted to layer the potatoes under a fat chicken with onions and carrots so they could soak up the rich chicken fat and...
It feels like August in New York, and even the thought of standing in front of a hot grill makes me sweat. But despite the weather, we are officially in grilling season—when we gather for those endless casual Sunday parties...