6 medium potatoes (2 pounds)
1 clove garlic, halved
1/4 teaspoon instant beef or chicken bouillon
1/3 cup hot water
1/3 cup dry white wine
3 tablespoons minced parsley
3 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
2 tablespoons minced chives
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dark prepared mustard
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Heat 1 inch salted water to boiling.
Add potatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook until tender, 30 to 35 minutes.
Drain and cool.
Rub 2-quart bowl with garlic; discard garlic.
Cut potatoes into 1/4-inch slices; place in bowl.
Dissolve bouillon in hot water; add wine. Pour over potatoes.
Cover and refrigerate, stirring once or twice; drain.
Prepare Tarragon Dressing; gently toss with potatoes.
Sprinkle with parsley.
Garnish with tomato wedges and sliced cooked luncheon meat if desired.
Tarragon Dressing: Shake all ingredients in tightly covered jar.
Makes 4 to 6 servings