Twenty Pounds Tater Salad

papas

20 lbs of  red potatoes, washed
20 green onions, washed and diced
20 celery sticks, washed and diced
20 oz frozen peas, thawed and drained
20 oz pimentos in a jar, well-drained
20 eggs, hardboiled, chopped
10 t sugar (1/2 cup) 

2 T salt
60 oz miracle whip (2 large jars)

Cook the potatoes.*  Peel, chop into chunks and place into large container.  Sprinkle salt on them. Add vegs, pimentos and eggs. Toss with your hand gently. 
Mix sugar with dressing in a jar.  Gently mix the dressing into salad by hand.

Garnish with pimento powder (paprika), eggs, olives, pickles, bacon, cheese, etc..  
Cover and refrigerate overnight. 

Serve with pride as you have done ALOT of work!  

* I cook the potatoes  (red ones)  in the microwave and/or in a crockpot — small ones cook in 3 hours on high, med ones cook in 4 hours on high.  

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Creamy Potato Salad

 

tater salad

gold yukon potatoes, 5 lbs, cooked, peeled and chopped

salt — 2 t

celery – 3 cups
green onions, a sm bunch, diced (not the white bulbs)
peas – 2 cups 
pimentos – 4 oz jar
eggs – 5, hard boiled, chopped
Whip salad dressing,  16 oz
sugar, 3 t added to dressing

Bacon and ham, optional
Cut the potatoes in chunks and place in a large bowl.  Sprinkle with salt.
Add veggies & eggs and toss. Add sugar to dressing.  Combine all.  Cover and chill overnight for best flavor.

This version is identical to 20 pound salad except that it uses gold (instead of red) potatoes.

 

On Prepping For Hurricane Irma~ Getting Out Of Dodge! Get To Safety!

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I been watching the news and the weather channel on Hurricane Irma and they were saying that there are three (3) storms brewing at the same time now and heading for the Florida area. Also there was a massive earth quake Thursday night off the coast of southern Mexico and there are Tsunami warnings for the Pacific coasts of several Central American countries. It seems like since this total solar eclipse there have been nothing but serious happenings. First there’s hurricane Harvey and how it has brought Houston to nothing and now this earthquake while hurricane Irma and the other two that are brewing and on the way to touch down in Florida. I tell you this is so frightening!

Anyway I have opened my doors to family members that live in the Florida area that must evacuate. So my husband and I have been getting the guest room…

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