NO PROBLEM...it's one of my favorite things about summer!!
My mother-in-law, Helen Farro, was the best cook I ever met. And I am grateful that she came along at a time in my life when I was eager to learn. Every summer, I look forward to making her Italian Potato Salad.
It starts off with the usual suspects -- boiled eggs, potatoes and celery...
But then, Helen would add fresh tomatoes, green beans (mine are frozen), black olives and fresh basil...
As with many things Helen cooked, there wasn't so much a "recipe" as a technique. Here's a basic recipe for the dressing:
|Mary Mulari recommended this vinegar and I AM LOVING IT!! It has a wonderful intense flavor, and I substitute it for every kind of vinegar...|
|You can add green olives as well as black olives...fresh basil...hot pepper rings...bell peppers...|
|A key ingredient: PERFECTLY cooked hard boiled eggs (no green around the yolk)...|
|Lilly's been helping to make this salad since she was a toddler|
YUMMO...!! And, since everything is better with a fresh popover -- that's all I needed to make the PERFECT SUMMER SUPPER...