Loaded Baked Salad from www.browneyedbaker.com has me searching for an excuse to make it.
Made last week’s marinated peppers and mushroom sandwiches and macaroni and cheese Saturday night for the family. Good reviews all around. More telling, however, is that there were no leftovers. The kids ignored the veggies, of course, and ate hot dogs with their mac and cheese instead. Good enough for me.
On his night to cook, my brother made big, fat burgers and bacon (veggie/salmon burgers for my vegetarian mom).
The star of that show, besides the juicy serving of red meat, was the potato salad. He bought a tub of it prepared at Costco, a version of Sam’s Club in Northeastern Ohio, and I must find a way to make it.
It contained everything you might put on a baked potato — sour cream, shredded cheese, scallions and bacon — no doubt a diet bomb leaving a bigger crater than the burger itself, but I could barely contain the temptation to eat the lot of it.
I found this recipe, Loaded Baked Potato Salad
, that looks like it might get close.
I know Memorial Day is over, but parties go on all summer, right? I have to find one worthy of this recipe, even if it’s just some random Wednesday in the back yard …