Dinner ideas with Salt Potatoes?

ScotGidleyAugust 21, 2014

Its 29th anniversary of my parents so I would like to cook something that will be their favorite dish.Can anyone tell me,how it would be,if i add some salt on the boiled potatoes slices.

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lazy_gardens

Let them add the salt themselves.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 10:06AM
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dcarch7

"Let them add the salt themselves."

Is that why your name is Lazy gardener? LOL!

Let them add the salt themselves is a good idea. You can buy many different flavored salts, 5, 10 different kinds. Put the salts in front of them, they will really enjoy the potatoes trying out different gourmet salts.

dcarch

    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 10:21AM
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johnliu_gw

I'd salt the water before boiling the potatoes.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 4:27PM
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Teresa_MN

Scot - when I first opened this thread I thought you might be talking about the salt roasted/baked potatoes.

Please provide a little more detail on the potato dish. What else are you making?

Teresa

    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 5:56PM
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rosesstink

THESE are salt potatoes. And so good.

Here is a link that might be useful: Salt Potatoes

    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 8:15PM
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Teresa_MN

Rose - I read the Wiki info. They sound delicious!

    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 8:27PM
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rosik929

You could try slow cooked corned beef with Guinness Stout or other Irish beer to go with your salted potatoes. See my link below for the full recipe.

Here is a link that might be useful: Guinness Corned Beef With Cabbage

    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 10:38PM
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jojoco

There are potatoes that are salted, and then there are salt potatoes, an upstate New York tradition. They are right up there with buffalo wings. Really. Saul potatoes are small potatoes that are boiled with their skins on in heavily salted water. After they have been drained, they are served bathed in melted butter in those little paper rectangular bowls. It is love at first bite.

Jo

    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 11:17PM
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sleevendog

My first salt potatoes upstate NY were in a 5 lb thick paper bag with a salt packet included. It was a fine powered salt like flour. And small 'new potatoes'. Still cold and damp as if they were freshly dug that day. Once drained, the salty power sticks to the skins like a fog. Not overly salty. Heavenly.
Good with any outdoor august grill. Fresh corn, succotash, bbq chicken. Thick slices of garden tomatoes.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2014 at 2:05AM
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sushipup1

I don't know if we'll hear from Scot again. He was busted for about a half-dozen posts on the various recipe forums for linking to a site selling salt, whether relevant to the recipe or not.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2014 at 10:10PM
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foodonastump

...nevermind...

This post was edited by foodonastump on Fri, Aug 22, 14 at 22:38

    Bookmark   August 22, 2014 at 10:33PM
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