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This is so NOT a cooking blog

How did I end up sharing recipes? I’m not a cook. Oh yea, I remember. I’m an aspiring “chef”.

That just means I’m trying to do a better job overall of cooking and planning meals. I’m trying to cook healthier as well.

So a couple of weeks ago, I made this meal. The potato salad was a brilliant idea. You’ll see why in a minute. I tried to get really creative.

Anyway, I love egg salad I’ve come up with what a I think is a great recipe.

First of all, it’s a good idea to boil your eggs. ๐Ÿ™‚ I usually boil mine for only about five minutes, then I cover them, turn off the heat and let them sit for about ten minutes. Then I pour out the hot water and add cold water to the pan. I repeat that a few times till the pan cools down.

When I get ready to make the egg salad, I mash it with a fork so it’s more like a spread. I like it better this way. I use half mayo and half Miracle Whip and keep the mixture on the dry side. Depending on how much I’m making, I add cumin and curry powder. For six eggs, it’s about 1/2 tsp of each. I rarely add salt but I do add some black pepper.

I like Romaine lettuce because of the crunch. This time I add avocado slices. It was s-o-o-o–o good.

egg salad avocado sandwich

egg salad avocado sandwich

egg salad avocado sandwich

egg salad avacado sandwich

Yes, this is white bread. My friend buys it all the time and if I know I fixing sandwiches, I buy it, too. It’s very soft but not too soft. It’s Italian bread from Walmart. I like the size of the slices. It’s not the bread I buy on a regular basis, so don’t tell me how bad it is.

egg salad avocado sandwich

egg salad avocado sandwich

But it’s the potato salad I want to tell you about.

Here’s a recipe from Pinterest that I used to bake the potatoes. Please click on picture for the recipe.

Parmesan-Potato-Halves-WM

We had these the night before and I had just enough leftovers so I thought, “Why not potato salad”?

So I cut them up and added some mayo and a couple of hard-boiled eggs. It was the best potato salad ever.

RECIPE: Egg Salad

Six hard boiled eggs

Equal amounts of mayo and Miracle Whip

1/2 tsp curry powder

1/2 tsp cumin

Pepper

Chop eggs, add the rest. Voila! That’s it.

RECIPE: Leftover Parmesan Butter Potato Salad

Leftover potatoes

Miracle Whip

Mayonnaise

Salt

Pepper

Cut up potatoes.

Add rest of ingredients and toss.

 

 

 

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