German Potato Salad with Bacon

Warm potato salad with bacon and shallots 



2 1/2 lbs of yukon gold potatoes 

2 slices of bacon

2 large shallots, peeled and diced

1/4 C white wine vinegar

2 T water

3 T white sugar

1 t salt

few grinds from the pepper mill

1 t dried parsley


Boil potatoes whole until easily pierced with a fork, about 20 minutes 

Drain and let cool until you can handle them, then peel and cube 

Cook bacon in a skillet until brown and crisp, about 10 minutes

Remove bacon from pan and add shallots, cook for a few minutes until they soften

Add vinegar, water, sugar, salt and pepper to the pan

Add potatoes and crumbled bacon to the pan

Mix thoroughly