5 Secrets for the Best Potato Salad

5 Secrets for the Best Potato Salad

Pictured Recipe: Creamy Potato Salad

Easy tips for making perfect potato salad.

When summer picnic season rolls around, potato salad is king in our house. But not just any potato salad. The constant request from my husband is for this one Creamy Potato Salad recipe in particular because of, he says, the secret ingredient: pickles.

The pickles (capers too) really are a genius addition, but there are some other tricks to the secret sauce beyond pickles that take potato salad to the next level. The best part is that the same tricks the EatingWell Test Kitchen devised to make your potato salad taste delicious also make it much healthier than classic versions. People will ask you for this recipe. I guarantee it. Happy picnicking!

Read on for 5 must-have potato salad secrets.

—Penelope Wall, Senior Interactive Producer,

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