Friday, August 14, 2009

Feels Like Summer

Ha!  Not only do I actually have time for a mid-day post, but I actually remembered! 

It’s been a productive morning.  And it’s soooooooooooo nice outside and supposed to stay this way all weekend.  A perfect blue sky!  The sun is shining!  And even the moon is visible…crazy.

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I of course had to start my morning out on the front porch.  Coffee, oatmeal raisin bar, and finally the opportunity finish book four of Sookie.

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Then work.  Booooo.  hehe, but got lots done so it’s all good.

Breakfast consisted of a second oatmeal raisin bar (they’ll be lucky to last the weekend around me, and FH doesn’t eat raisins…uh-oh) and a bowl of fruit and yogurt (surprise surprise).

More strawberry Liberte Svelt with sliced half a banana and fresh blueberries.  Nice and cool for a hot morning.


Then it was time to put the potato salad together.  I cooked up about a dozen local white potatoes and boiled some eggs last night and left them to chill in the fridge. 


Boil the spuds with the skins on, then just peel away once chilled.  Easy peasy.


For dressing I used light mayo, light sour cream, dry mustard, and dill.  A trick learned from a good friend is to just mix the dressing in the bottom of the mixing bowl…it saves a dish and makes much easy distribution when stirring.


Rough chopped potatoes and 4 boiled eggs, also rough chopped…


Add 3 chopped green onions and salt & pepper…


Stir (I might have added a little extra mayo after taste-testing)…


Transfer to nice bowl or dish and top with sliced egg and sprinkles of paprika

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Nothing tastes like Summer like homemade potato salad!!

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Anonymous said...

I'll be right over... ;)

Krista said...

I'm totally making potato salad this weekend!

misssarahlou said...

Looks delicious, its very different to english potato salad, nothing like what I was expecting when I read last night that you were making it but delicious all the same, I may have to try some Jaime style potato salad soon. :o)

MoraPiggy said...

Yum. Looks great.

Angie All The Way said...

Oh potato salad sounds perfect today, any leftovers?? ;-)