Classic potato salad

Grandma (my mom) always made it this way. It was the recipe often published in a Miracle Whip ad when she lived on Scottsdale Drive in west Knoxville. Back then, Family Circle magazine was popular and those ads appeared in ladies’ magazines such as that one.

I clipped the recipe from an ad and it is in a recipe binder we kept in our pantry. I always think of her and how she served it with her BBQ chicken when I see it. George got to have that chicken and we both loved it.

Great American Potato Salad

  • 1 cup Miracle Whip salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 4 cups cubed cooked potato
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • salt and pepper to taste

Stir together and chill.

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