Frances' Potato Salad

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Total Time
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30 mins

I've tried a lot of the potato salad recipes here at Recipezaar, but I keep coming back to my mother's recipe. It is simple, and it's the best. My father asks me to make it for him on a weekly basis, as my mother passed away years ago. I use Duke's or Hellman's mayonnaise for the best flavor. And I like to use the sweetest onion available so that it doesn't overpower the potatoes. Vidalias are the best when you can get them.

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  1. Cook potatoes and allow them to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together mayonnaise, onion, vinegar, salt, pepper, pickle relish and chopped eggs.
  3. Add potatoes and celery.
  4. Toss to coat well.
  5. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  6. Sprinkle with paprika before serving.