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Easy Low-fat Potato Salad

Posted on Apr 5, 2012 in Recipes | Comments Off

What goes with a gazzillion spring and summer meals?….wow, good guess!  Below is my mom’s recipe for potato salad: easy, classic, delightful.  I’ve added the step of making it ‘Stained Glass Potato Salad’, so you can ignore the coloring of the eggs if you want it to look traditional.  Enjoy!

What you’ll need: 

  • one dozen eggs, hardboiled and peeled
  • 9-10 medium sized potatoes
  • 2 cups Miracle Whip (I use Light and it turns out great)
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard (or 2 tsp yellow)
  • Food coloring (if you want to make it ‘stained glass’…great for Easter)
  • Salt and pepper  *you can also add a little dill

    1. Hardboil the eggs and peel the shell.  Place the peeled eggs in various glass of water mixed with whatever colors of food coloring you would like. ** You can also skip the next steps and just make deviled eggs!
    2. Peel the potatoes and boil them (cook enough so a fork can poke through them easily).  Let the potatoes cool.
    3. Cut up the eggs and potatoes.  Mix with the other ingredients.
    4. Keep refrigerated and eat within a couple days.
 
 

 

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How to Glitter Eggs (or any item)

Posted on Apr 5, 2012 in DIY & Crafts | Comments Off

Glittered Eggs:

I think glitter is the most fun.  Unfortunately, it also can make the biggest mess….take your time to set out paper or plastic to work on.

  1. What you’ll need:  modge podge, a cheap paintbrush, glitter, and plastic eggs (or whatever item you are glittering)
  2. Brush the glue onto the egg…yes, this is messy.
  3. Sprinkle glitter all over the egg…yes, this is messy too.  You’ll probably need to rinse your hands off after each egg, so you can work on the next one.
  4. Let them dry overnight.  Set up around a centerpiece, in a glass bowl, or hang them on a tree!

 To see some glittery washable glassware Click Here

For sparkly DIY votives Click Here

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