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Summertime spuds

The key to a great potato salad is pickle juice, wrote Mitchell Davis, author of ‘Kitchen Sense’

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Potatoes are the most widely consumed vegetable in the US, and a cool potato salad is a classic summertime comfort food. During the Independence Day holiday weekend, potato salad will be the top dish on American menus. According to a 2005 survey of American eating habits reported on CNN’s website, an American is 540 times more likely to eat potato salad on July 4 than on an average day.

The key to a great potato salad is pickle juice, wrote Mitchell Davis, author of Kitchen Sense.



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