No backyard barbecue is complete without potato salad -- this classic dish has a permanent place in our summertime menu. Because when potato salad is made right, it's something pretty special. Served alongside grilled chicken or burgers, you can't go wrong.

The only problem with potato salad is that it's pretty easy for it to go wrong. If you're a little heavy-handed with the mayonnaise (or for some people, if you use it at all), or if you don't use the right kind of potatoes, you can end up with a big bowl of something no one wants to eat. Don't let that happen to you -- stick with the recipes below. They won't let you down.

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  • Fingerling Potato Salad With Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/fingerling-potato-salad-w_n_1059865.html" target="_hplink">Fingerling Potato Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette recipe</a></strong>

  • Lemony Roasted Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://bevcooks.com/2012/07/lemony-roasted-potato-salad/" target="_blank">Lemony Roasted Potato Salad recipe</a> by Bev Cooks</strong>

  • Provencal Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/provencal_potato_salad/" target="_blank">Provencal Potato Salad recipe </a>by Simply Recipes</strong>

  • Potato Salad With Hummus-Yogurt Dressing

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/potato-salad-with-hummus-_n_1058628.html" target="_hplink">Potato Salad with Hummus-Yogurt Dressing recipe</a></strong>

  • Honey Mustard Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.macheesmo.com/2013/05/honey-mustard-potato-salad/" target="_blank">Honey Mustard Potato Salad recipe</a> by Macheesmo</strong>

  • Chimichurri Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.macheesmo.com/2012/07/chimichurri-potato-salad/" target="_blank">Chimichurri Potato Salad recipe</a> by Macheesmo</strong>

  • Warm Asian Potato Salad With Sesame & Fresh Chile Dressing

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/21891-warm-asian-potato-salad-with-sesame-fresh-chile-dressing.html" target="_blank">Warm Asian Potato Salad with Sesame & Fresh Chile Dressing recipe</a> by Steamy Kitchen</strong>

  • Tyler Florence's Potato Salad

    <strong>Get <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/homemade-potato-salad_n_1055078.html" target="_hplink">Tyler Florence's Potato Salad recipe</a></strong>

  • Warm Bacon Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/18741-warm-bacon-potato-salad-recipe.html" target="_blank">Warm Bacon Potato Salad recipe</a> by Steamy Kitchen</strong>

  • Roasted Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2011/06/roasted-potato-salad/" target="_blank">Roasted Potato Salad recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Spring Fling Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/17079-spring-fling-potato-salad" target="_blank">Spring Fling Potato Salad recipe</a> by Wonderland Kitchen via Food52</strong>

  • German Potato Salad With Mustard And Scallions

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/german-potato-salad-with-_n_1058852.html" target="_hplink">German Potato Salad with Mustard and Scallions recipe</a></strong>

  • Simple Sicilian Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/4762-simple-sicilian-potato-salad" target="_blank">Simple Sicilian Potato Salad recipe</a> by NakedBeet via Food52</strong>

  • Roasted Garlic Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/12757-roasted-garlic-potato-salad" target="_blank">Roasted Garlic Potato Salad recipe</a> by SavvyJulie via Food52</strong>

  • Pea And New Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/pea--new-potato-salad-n_n_1061738.html" target="_hplink">Pea and New Potato Salad recipe</a></strong>

  • Country Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/country-potato-salad_n_1056041.html" target="_hplink">Country Potato Salad recipe</a></strong>

  • Lebanese Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/lebanese-potato-salad_n_1056456.html" target="_hplink">Lebanese Potato Salad recipe</a></strong>

  • Pioneer Woman's Potato Salad

    <strong>Get <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/potato-salad_n_1058007.html" target="_hplink">Pioneer Woman's Potato Salad recipe</a></strong>

  • Apple Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/apple-potato-salad_n_1057176.html" target="_hplink">Apple Potato Salad recipe</a></strong>

  • King Crab And Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/king-crab--potato-salad_n_1049527.html" target="_hplink">King Crab and Potato Salad recipe</a></strong>

  • Potato And Bacon Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/potato-and-bacon-salad_n_1055887.html" target="_hplink">Potato and Bacon Salad recipe</a></strong>

  • Hold The Mayo Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/hold-the-mayo-potato-sala_n_1057844.html" target="_hplink">Hold the Mayo Potato Salad recipe</a></strong>

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