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Good recipe but I don't use eggs. The bacon fat and potatoes will thicken the dressing. The secret is to toss the potatoes a lot after pouring on the dressing. The action of tossing releases the starch in the potatoes and it will thicken especially if you do this while the mixture is hot. Just keep tossing until your happy with the coating on the salad and it has thickened enough to suit you.<br/><br/>Just add the dressing a little at a time and toss and toss. Keep adding until you have the taste you like and keep tossing. Save the rest of the dressing for another time or the next day if you have potato salad left. It can lose a little tartness overnight in the fridge.<br/><br/>Oh, I cook my bacon in coconut oil on a med. lo. heat, drain on a paper towel or newspaper.

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I_Fortuna July 23, 2014

true German potato salad is made with potatoes, onions, vinegar, salt and pepper.

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drumming gourmet July 23, 2014

It does not have description. Just I see it, it makes me salivate. I will follow your recipe. I'm already hungry.

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ChefCung July 21, 2014

Perfect blend of flavors. We used a sweet hot mustard and cooked the onion with the bacon, adding a small amount of raw onion just before serving. It's our new favorite recipe!

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Jodi H. June 23, 2014

Yum! Made this with red potatoes and it tasted a lot like my grandma's recipe. Thanks!

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Absinthe27 May 27, 2014

This was the BEST German Potato Salad I have ever had. I needed something for our work lunch and it was German for Octorber/November. Everyone loved it and are asking for the recipe. I would not change a thing with this recipe!! YUMMMMMYYYYY!!!

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nehlsda_12105388 November 22, 2013

Excellent! Loved it! I had planned to use the spicy German style mustard, but apparently I don't have any, so I used plain ol' regular yellow mustard. I would never have thought to use egg like that in a potato salad recipe, but it was delicious!!!!

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HeatherN September 28, 2013

This recipe is perfect just as it is! It's the perfect blend of sweet, sour, salty and peppery (I did add some black pepper in addition to cayenne). I chose to add the onion which I cooked in the bacon grease after removing the bacon, then added the egg mixture to the pan with the cooked onions. Be sure to stir or whisk constantly until thickened (I took mine just to the simmer/light boil point). It's just delicious and the addition of the mustard was a welcome touch. I will be making this my favorite German potato salad recipe, replacing my mother-in-laws, which is <br/>yummy too.

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carlkolb September 02, 2013

Great recipe - easy to make and everyone in my party of 12 loved this potato salad. I made 2x what I would normally serve and it disappeared over dinner. Germans must be big on sweetness, as I found it much too sweet on my first taste. Adjusted to 1/3 of the sugar and thought it was perfect.

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robyrne August 20, 2013

Excellent --Made it for the 4th of July!!

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skiingpeaches July 04, 2013
Hot German Potato Salad