08/21/2013 02:23 pm ET

The Best Potato Salad Recipe Courtesy of Phyllis Diller

While your kids may recognize Phyllis Diller’s voice from her voice roles in A Bug’s Life, Powerpuff Girls, and the Jimmy Neutron TV series, Ms. Diller’s comedy career extended far beyond family features. Diller gained fame for her stand-up, in which she adopted the stage personality of a typical housewife (though she drew from her personal experiences) and poked fun at topics that affected American suburbia. Her usual subject matter included kids, her husband, mothers-in-law, neighbors, aging and femininity...all issues to which we all can relate, regardless of the length of our
commute or the size -- or rather existence -- of our lawn.

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