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                        Linda W. German Potato Salad
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    5      lbs           red potatoes -- cooked with skins on
    5      stalks        celery -- chopped
    1      large         onion -- chopped
      3/4  lbs           bacon -- cut in  pieces
      3/4  cup           white vinegar
    2      cups          water
    1      cup           sugar
      1/3  cup           fat from bacon
    2      Tablespoons   all-purpose flour
      1/2  tsp           salt
      1/4  tsp           pepper
    2      tsp           salt -- added to hot potatoe
 
 1.  While potatoes are cooking, chop celery and set aside.
 2.  Chopp onions and set aside
 3.  Fry bacon , chop in to small pieces and setr aside
 4.  Remove bacon from fat, add onions to fat and saute'
 5.  Remove onion from fat and remove fat from pan.
 6.  Re-add 1/3 c fat to pan.
 7. Add flour and brown slightly
 8.  Add vinegar, water , salt ,sugar and pepper
 9.  Cook until clear.
 
 Peel potatoes and cut into slices while still hot.  Add the 2 tsp salt to 
 hot peeled potatoes.
 Add onion, celery,bacon and sauce to potatoes.  
 
 Let stand for several hours to let flavors blend.
 
 Decorate with bacon or parsley or whatever.
 
 
 
 
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