Mrs. Bradshaw's Potato Salad

  • This recipe was handed down to my mother from the best cook in our small town. She was the railroad depot agents wife and a wonderful cook. This was in the l940's.
  • Dressing:
  • l2 egg yolks
  • l cup sugar
  • l round tsp. dry mustard
  • 2 heaping tsp celery seed
  • l tsp. salt
  • l/2 tsp paprika
  • l/4 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 c. apple cider vinegar
  • l pint thick cream (whipping) plus l/2 c. milk.
  • Butter the size of a hen's egg (about 1/4 cup)
  • For salad:
  • l dozen eggs (hard boiled)and chopped
  • l2 cups potatoes, cooked and cubed
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • l tsp. salt
  • Mix the egg yolks, sugar, mustard, celery seed, salt, paprika, and pepper. Then add vinegar. Stir. Add the cream, milk, and butter. Have water boiling in a double boiler. Stir and cook until like a thick gravy or it coats a spoon.

  • In the meantime, put all the rest of the salad ingredients together in a large bowl. Mix these items together. Pour the dressing over this and cool. Delicious!

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