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hot german potato salad


Recipe Description
from the betty crocker cookbook, modified to my taste​
Preparation Steps:
cut up into chunks and steam 6-8 russet potatoes

fry up and save the grease and fond from one pound of chopped oscar meyer bacon. there should be 2/3 cup of bacon fat in the greasy pan

put bacon aside​
Level of Difficulty:
Easy​
Time Needed:
30 minutes​
Ingredients:
bacon
potatoes
sugar
white vinegar
celery salt
flour
water
onion​
Serves:
family size​
Directions:
in the same greasy pan, chop up one largish onion and fry in the fat until brown. do not burn the fond.

make a roux with 4 tablespoons of flour. fry the flour a bit until it starts to color. add 1 1/2 cup of water, 1 cup and a little more of white vinegar and 1/4 cup of sugar. stir constantly for one minute or so.

season with celery salt to taste.

toss the bacon, steamed potatoes and sauce and serve hot.​
 

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This sounds so good! I'm on a low carb diet so I can't have this right now but I'm going to bookmark it for a planned cheat :)
 

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I love German potato salad...my grandma is form Germany and she used to make it all the time. So good!

I have a silly question. What in heck is a fond?
 

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fond is the browned stuff stuck on the bottom and brown crunchy bits in a pan when you fry or roast. don't burn it. :)
 
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