Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site

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2013/08/15 11:23:36 (permalink)

Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site

Several years ago (4-5 maybe) I found a recipe on this site, and I'm pretty sure it was in this forum, for a coleslaw dressing that had only 4 ingredients...white vinegar, sugar, mayonnaise, and celery seed.  Possibly salt and pepper to taste but that was it.  I can't remember the quantities but those were the only ingredients.  Anybody know which one I'm talking about or know of one like this?
 
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    roadkillgrill
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/15 13:50:15 (permalink)
    You're from GA, you should know this...LOL. That's the base for all Southern Cole Slaw. but it's apple cider vinegar. of course it's slaw, there are not mistakes.  Measurements ha!! I make this everyday, depends on the head size, density, etc. But first salt your cabbage to leach the moisture out, then you wont have watered down slaw. an hour should do any more and you might as well make kraut. Some areas I use more sugar and less vinegar other places items are reversed. adjust for taste and texture
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/15 15:10:53 (permalink)
    I've experimented with other kinds of vinegar; malt vinegar actually works very well. Also, I always put onion powder in my slaw.
     
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/15 16:39:23 (permalink)
    The basic dressing used on German style cole slaw.
     
    Dressing 1

    1 cup white sugar
    1 cup vinegar
    2 teaspoons celery seeds
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup oil

    Dressing 2
    3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup vinegar 1-1/2 teaspoons celery seed 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 3/4 cup canola oil
     
    The vinegar can be white, apple cider, rice wine, or other flavored vinegars.
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/15 17:29:48 (permalink)
    I am originally from new England ,Vermont to be precise, in Lebanon N.H. there was a place called riverside grill well known by many a traveler, north, west ,east and south, they had "world famous cole slaw" never could put my finger on what made it so good tried to get the recipe many many times from workers, chefs, waiters etc. no luck, a few years ago they closed the doors, well being the guy that I am, hell I e mailed the owner...asked for the recipe to "carry on the tradition so to speak" ahem ...well she mailed it back to me!! I was very surprised to see that it was so basic it was crazy........... 
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/15 20:35:06 (permalink)
    Buck & Vi's

    I am originally from new England ,Vermont to be precise, in Lebanon N.H. there was a place called riverside grill well known by many a traveler, north, west ,east and south, they had "world famous cole slaw" never could put my finger on what made it so good tried to get the recipe many many times from workers, chefs, waiters etc. no luck, a few years ago they closed the doors, well being the guy that I am, hell I e mailed the owner...asked for the recipe to "carry on the tradition so to speak" ahem ...well she mailed it back to me!! I was very surprised to see that it was so basic it was crazy........... 

     
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/15 21:12:27 (permalink)
    So, spill the beans Buck. What made it world famous?
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/16 17:29:15 (permalink)
    Maple Syrup? (it WAS Vermont....)
     
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/22 13:31:57 (permalink)
    Thanks for all the replies guys!  I know I should know this but there are only about a million variations on coleslaw!  And I'm talking about just in GA!
     
     
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/22 13:44:57 (permalink)
    chefbuba

    So, spill the beans Buck. What made it world famous?

    there's no beans in it silly.......Buck is to busy catering to the corporate world Buba, he has no time for us little people.
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/24 06:52:13 (permalink)
    oh hell yea Billy and bubba, shoot forgot to give the recipe lol, you know what they say the first to go is the memory then it's ,,.......its....um...ahh........ I forget what was the second................. shredded cabbage, sugar, s/p to taste. DONE..
    Sorry been communicating with the masses.one of my a/c units broke! been 110' the snow mans been melting!!
     
    AND OF COURDE MAYO....
    post edited by Buck & Vi's - 2013/09/08 08:41:51
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    Re:Coleslaw Dressing recipe previously on this site 2013/08/31 07:08:38 (permalink)
    2 1/2 to 3 lb head of cabbage, shredded fine (squeeze out excess juice if too moist). 
    3/4 cup white granulated sugar 
    1/4 cup honey 
    1/2 cup plus 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 
    1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons prepared yellow mustard 
    1/2 teaspoon salt 
    1 teaspoon pepper 

    Let set overnight in refrigerator 
     
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