Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad - Alton Brown

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by mailbelle

Watched Alton Brown make this on television last night. I love his show because he tells you the "why" behind every thing he does!

Top Review by Bizzy-Bee

Ridonkulous potato salad! So fresh and flavorful This is going in to my favorites right now!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place potatoes into a large heavy-bottomed pot. Cover with cold water and place over medium heat. Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Immediately reduce heat and remove lid. Gently simmer until potatoes are fork tender. Drain and place into an ice bath to cool.
  2. Remove skin by rubbing with a tea towel.
  3. Slice potatoes into rounds and place into a zip top bag.
  4. Add the vinegar and toss to coat all of the potatoes. Place the bag into the refrigerator overnight.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, parsley, tarragon, garlic, cornichons, onions, and celery.
  6. Once evenly combined, add the potatoes and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Let the salad chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.

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