I recently made what I thought was a delicious potato salad in advance of my friend's visit. I boiled some potatoes and mixed them while they were still hot with lemon juice and parsley-basil pesto. I refrigerated them for a few days and then the day of, I tossed the potatoes with some blanched green beans, broccoli and more pesto, lemon and olive oil. Unfortunately the texture of the potatoes ended up getting pretty nasty and cardboard-y and somewhat ruined what was otherwise a delicious lunch. Any suggestions about how to avoid this in the future? Is it just better to cook the potatoes the same day you eat them and never refrigerate?
Hi there! Create a Food52 account to save your favorite recipes, features, and Shop finds.
Join the party—there'll be cake.
Already have an account?Log In
Hey, you! Welcome back.
Don't have an account?Sign Up
Enter your email below and we'll send you instructions on how to reset your password
Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.
(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)