Soups and Salads


Porter Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet potato salad is simply a wonderful change of pace to serve at picnics with fried or grilled chicken. Simmer the potatoes in porter, which adds character to the dish.

1 pound (455 g) sweet potatoes or yams

1 bottle (12 ounces, or 355 ml) porter

1½ cups (353 g) mayonnaise

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

2 tablespoons (30 g) brown sugar

1 tablespoon (15 ml) cider vinegar

1 tablespoon (16 g) prepared mustard

1 cup (120 g) chopped celery

4 scallions, thinly sliced

1 can (16 ounces, or 455 g) pineapple chunks, very well drained

½ cup (40 g) crisp crumbled cooked bacon

Peel sweet potatoes and cut into ...

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