Shannon's brother's mother's husband's Potato Salad

Main Fixin's

  • 6-7 medium potatoes, peeled, boiled and diced into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 6-7 hard boiled eggs, diced into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 can black olives, sliced
  • 4 dill pickles, chopped

Dressing

  • 1/3 cup or so mayo - to taste
  • 3 big squirts yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp pickle juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • red pepper flakes (optional)

Mix all ingredients gently. I usually put all the dry stuff in a big bowl and use my hands to mix, then put the dressing ingredients on top and mix it again with a serving spoon. Don't overmix or the potatoes will cream and lose their texture...kinda gross. Dad usually saved some olives and an egg and sliced them pretty for garnish. You can also add tobasco instead of pepper flakes, I usually don't add a lot o spice because I'm boring :) Oh, and if it turns out too bland you probably need more mustard...and it;s better if it sits in the fridge overnight, but it isn't neccessary - just tastes a little better the next day.