Potato Salad from 1879

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Total Time
20 mins
15 mins

This recipe is from Old Virginia.

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  1. To one quart of mashed potatoes add, butter, 1 tsp salt and milk.
  2. Cream together until light and fluffy.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Combine the 3 cook egg yolks with mustard, sugar, pepper salt and sprinkle enough pepper vinegar to moisten.
  5. Chop egg whites very fine and mix in with the yolks.
  6. Put a layer of potatoes in the salad bowl and with a spoon, put the dressing over in spots.
  7. Add another layer of potatoes, then the dressing, and so on.
  8. Garnish with parsley.