This week I was suddenly hungry for something I often make - Hot German Potato Salad. My son recently commented how he remembered eating this growing up. This recipe was given to me by Winona Vollmer back in the 1980's when I lived in Burlington, Iowa.
As a young woman, after a potluck at church - I always asked for recipes if there was something really good and this is one of those recipes!
Here is what you need: 3 lbs potatoes peeled (about 9 medium sized), 6 slices bacon, 3/4 cup chopped onion, 2 Tbs flour, 2 Tbs sugar, 2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp celery seed (I like more), dash pepper 3/4 cup water and 1/3 cup vinegar(you might like more)
Cook potatoes in boiling salted water until tender. Drain and set aside. In a big skillet, fry bacon crisp- remove to paper towel to drain. In drippings, cook and stir onion until golden. Stir in flour, sugar, salt, celery seed and pepper. Cook on low until bubbly. Remove from heat and stir in water and vinegar. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly, boil and stir one minute. Crumble the bacon and diced potatoes. Stir into hot mixture and heat through. You can add diced hard boiled eggs also (2 or 3)