Potato Salad with Beer Dressing
6 medium potatoes
4 bacon slices
1 Tablespoon onion, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons unbleached flour
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1 Tablespoon sugar
1 cup beer, any brand
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco hot pepper sauce
2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
Boil potatoes in medium-size saucepan until just tender. Peel and slice.
Fry bacon until crisp. Break into small pieces and mix with onion, celery, and salt; set aside.
Stir melted butter and flour in a small saucepan until blended. Add mustard and sugar. Slowly stir in beer and hot pepper sauce. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Pour over potatoes. Sprinkle with parsley. Toss lightly and let stand 1 hour. Add bacon mixture; toss gently and serve.