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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2009/11/17 23:09:16 (permalink)
In China all i do is pick the fresh cabbage wash it shred it with a shredded carrots add Chinese sweet mayo a bit of white vinegar. D heat up some strawberry jam mix it in and serve.
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2009/11/18 02:02:25 (permalink)
Store bought coleslaw(Dole or-----) Original Ranch Dressing "homemade" not bottled and a splash of either Cider or Sherry vinegar S&P to taste and you are good to go.
 
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2009/11/18 10:01:58 (permalink)
Diane here's the link:
http://jardinami.blogspot.com/2009/11/walps-wednesdaycreamed-cabbage.html

Thanks for sharing!

Since you highlighted Walp's (in Pennsylvania)...not quite cole slaw but here are some PA Dutch recipes for Chow Chow, Pepper Cabbage and Pepper Relish:

Pepper Relish
1/2 peck (4 qts.) green tomatoes
8 red peppers
2 or more lg. onions
1 pt. vinegar
1 pt. sugar
2 sticks cinnamon
2 tbsp. allspice
2 tbsp. whole cloves 

Put through a food chopper the green tomatoes, peppers and onions. Boil them for 15 minutes, then remove them from heat and add salt. Boil them again for 15 minutes. Drain through a colander. Then add the remaining ingredients. Boil the mixture rapidly, then add 1 tablespoon celery seed. Jar and seal. NOTE: Delicious on sandwiches, hot dogs, beans, etc. As an appetizer - spread crackers with cream cheese and serve with relish.

Chow Chow
1 c. chopped green tomatoes
1 c. chopped bell peppers
1 c. chopped cabbage
1 whole cucumber, chopped
1 c. chopped onions
2 qt. water
1/4 c. salt
1 c. chopped carrots
1 c. chopped green beans
2 tsp. mustard seed
2 tsp. celery seed
2 c. vinegar
2 c. sugar 

Soak tomatoes, peppers, cucumber and onions overnight in water and salt. Drain. Cook carrots and green beans for 10 minutes and drain. Mix all ingredients. Heat to a boil. Pack in jars and seal.

Pepper Cabbage
1 head of cabbage, grated
1/2 green pepper, chopped
1 large carrot, grated
1 cup sugar
1 cup vinegar
1 cup water pinch of salt 

Mix the sugar, vinegar, water and salt together and pour it over the cabbage, pepper and carrot. Mix thoroughly. Tastes best if it can sit in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2009/11/18 11:36:42 (permalink)
Simple Coleslaw

Bag of slaw mix
Favorite coleslaw dressing (I like Rudolph's here in MN)
Bacos
Crumbled blue cheese or crumbled feta cheese

Mix together...serve  YUM
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2009/12/01 19:45:57 (permalink)
I keep the slaw pretty simple:

Chopped red cabbage
50/50 mayo and sour cream
Pickle relish
Finely sliced almonds
Lime juice
Salt and pepper

Mix it all up to your taste.  It's good and crunchy.

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Re:cole slaw any good recipes 2009/12/02 00:05:02 (permalink)
Here's the KFC recipe from one of those secret knockoff recipe books.  I make this when doing pulled pork.  A lot of people like this slaw, some don't.
 
1/2 cup mayo
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup buttermilk
2 1/2 T lemon juice
1 1/2 T white vinegar
1/2 t salt
1/8 t black pepper
 
Mix first 8 ingredients and beat with whisk until smooth
 
Add:
 
8 cups cabbage
1/4 cup shredded carrots
2 T minced onion
 
Mix well.  Cover and refridgerate for at least 2 hours.
 
Serves 10-12.
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Re:cole slaw any good recipes 2009/12/02 09:40:27 (permalink)
I always add a pinch of horseradish to my slaw liquid before mixing with the cabbage- and some paprika- the sweet,smoky kind. Otherwise it's pretty much like the KFC with a little less sugar and no lemon juice. And of course not so much, in the way of quantity, since there are only two of us!
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Re:cole slaw any good recipes 2010/01/03 12:44:01 (permalink)
This is somewhat related - I recently had a fish taco -  which I've never eaten before - and it was fantastic - a chunk of grilled fish nestled in a cruncy corn tortilla with what looked to be a slaw made with shredded purple cabbage.  It wasn't overly spicy, but had just a little kick to it which I asked where it came from.  The vendor mentioned he had made a remoulade sauce for the slaw.  There's all kinds of recipes for remoulade and I'm guessing it was a white remoulade made with a mayonaise base, which would make a great cole slaw on it's own.  
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2010/01/13 00:12:45 (permalink)
I'm not sure of the actually recipe, but a local restaurant serves up a no-mayo coleslaw which is absolutely yummy!  It has an oil/vinegar mix with black pepper. :)
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2010/01/13 13:24:55 (permalink)
Cole Slaw with Pomegranate

Take half of the cabbage and slice it thinly, then grate the other half on the large holes of a box grater.

The dressing is
Mayo
Raspberry vinegar
sugar
all to taste

Add pomegranate seeds.  For 2 cups of cabbage I'd add about 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup of pomegranate seeds.

The texture of the seeds complements the crunchy cabbage perfectly and the taste and color of the pomegranate really makes this cole slaw spectacular.

This is a great, fruity cole slaw in the summer if you can find pomegranates at that time of year ... or in the Christmas season, makes a perfect, colorful holiday slaw.

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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2010/03/19 15:16:18 (permalink)
Asian Slaw Quick n Easy:
1 Bag Slaw
1 part Rice Wine Vinegar
1 part sugar
touch of sesame seed oil
S&P
mix liquids for dressing and then mix bag of cabbage in. Hold in fridge for couple hours b4 serving
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2010/03/20 03:42:17 (permalink)
  Not much to mine. Sweet and simple.

1 large head cabbage julienned, salted and in a strainer
2 large carrots, shredded and soaked 1 hour in ice water

Dressing:
1/2 cup mayo of choice (Helmans)
1/2 cup sour cream
1/8 cup cider vinegar
1/8 cup super fine white sugar
1 tsp. celery seed crushed
1/2 tsp. caraway seed (optional)
fresh ground pepper to taste

Rinse the cabbage and carrots thoroughly and spin or pat dry. Mix dressing and let set one or two hours before dressing the greens.

David O.
 

 
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2010/03/20 03:58:21 (permalink)
I'm surprised that nobody mentiioned this yet, but like was posted earlier, salt does draw out the moisture. That can be used to your advantage where you can pre-salt the slaw to draw out the liquid, rinse, then add your dressing for a creamy, but undiluted texture. That was a trick that was used in a slaw that I used to love made with a cream based dressing with celery seed. I don't know the recipe, but the slaw was "drawn" with salt b4 hand.

Regarding the KFC clones. Here's a hint. Make the dressing to the recipe BUT substitute the vinegar with tarragon vinegar and the black pepper with white pepper. As for the onion, replace with 1 TBSP dried, minced onion.  Minced,not the flakes.

Yes, it's a hint....hint,hint
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2010/03/25 15:15:44 (permalink)
What no jalapeno slaw?

Shredded cabbage
Shredded carrot
Chopped jalapeno
Chopped cilantro
Thin shredded onion
Diced Avocado (Optional)

Dressing:
Cider vinegar
Lime juice
Canola oil
Pinch of cumin
Pinch of chili powder
1 Crushed clove of garlic
Salt and pepper

 This is great with BBQ or  fish tacos
Sorry I don't have exact amounts. I cook by sight and taste.
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2010/05/05 22:56:22 (permalink)
OH, YES, Llulu!
MY Spicy Jalapeno Slaw:
About 12 years ago, I was making cornbeef (as usual) for St. Patrick's Day, and decided to make slaw instead of Brussels sprouts (which, by the way, are very tasty cooked in a reduction of the corned beef stock). I used some bags of a pre-shredded mix, so it had green and red cabbage and shredded carrots. Then a little bit o mayo, vinegar, 4,000 garlic cloves, 4,000 jalapenos, and a bunch (as in "bunch") of cilantro. Well.... maybe not 4,000, but a WHOLE LOT. As usual, I don't have a specific measurement guide, I just give it the ole' "hairy eyeball". (What underground comic is that from? Or is it from something else???) ie.: Like you, "Sorry I don't have exact amounts. I cook by sight and taste."
 
And... THEN... I started working at the Food Emporium here in DullAss, and one day I was feeling puny & not-in-the-mood-to-cook, so I bought some of the "Asian Cole Slaw", & it's been a staple on my shopping list ever since...

"FE" Asian Slaw Ingredients
Napa Cabbage
Carrots
Red Bell Pepper
Snow Peas
Daikon Radish
Green Onions
Jalapeno Peppers
Cilantro
Rice Wine Vinegar
Peanut Oil
Fish Sauce
Sugar
Water
Lime Juice
Sambal Olek

Those are the stated ingredients of this absolutely fabulous slaw; All finely julienned/sliced into a wonderful melange that well accompanies Mexican/Texican/Asian/Southern cuisines of all kinds. I love it HOT so I liberally accentuate it with Asian Chili-Garlic Paste (the NON sugared kind)
CiaoMeOwww! SBQ
post edited by SHE,BlackQueen - 2010/05/05 23:00:25
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Re:cole slaw any good recipes 2010/05/06 13:44:33 (permalink)
I have a slaw dressing that I have used for years. It is quite different and more savory than sweet. Great with Barbecue and Boiled Shrimp. I like to use fresh shredded green cabbage and shredded carrots for color. This recipe is for about 1/2-3/4 head of cabbage, depending on size.

1 cup mayo (I use Hellman's)
1/3 cup whole grain mustard (Zatarains)
1/4 cup poupon mustard
two pinches sugar
1 tbsp. (or more) dried dill
Lots of freshly ground pepper.

Mix well, add to slaw and refrigerate at least 1 hour, 2-3 is better.
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Re:cole slaw any good recipes 2010/05/08 23:39:48 (permalink)
Another mayonnaise-less coleslaw recipe can
be found in Martha and Linda Greenlaw's...
 
 
...the latter of "The Hungry Ocean" fame. It's their
Gingered Fruit Slaw recipe and the recipe is as follows:
 
 
Gingered Fruit Slaw
 
2- 8 ounce cans pineapple chunks or tidbits
6 ounces mixed dried fruit, coarsely chopped
2 large carrots, shredded
1 small head green cabbage, shredded (5 or 6 cups)
½ cup chopped walnuts
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 Tablespoons honey
1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
½ teaspoon ground ginger
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

 
Drain the pineapple. Reserve 1/3 cup of the juice. Cut the chunks, if using, into small ¼-inch pieces.
 
In a 3-quart, rigid plastic lidded container, layer the pineapple bits, fruit pieces, and carrots. Top with a layer of cabbage and walnuts.
 
In a jar with a tight-fitting lid or similar container, combine the oil, honey, lemon juice, ginger, and reserved pineapple juice. Cover tightly and shake well.
Pour the dressing over the salad without stirring. Cover the slaw and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
 
Just before serving, toss well. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
 
Serves 4-6.
 
 
I'm making this for Mother's Day tomorrow and
have just assembled the ingredients to store in
the refrigerator as instructed above
 
Will let you know how it turns out. 
 
 
 
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Re:cole slaw any good recipes 2010/05/09 09:44:53 (permalink)
I get good complements & request for the recipe when serving this slaw at group meetings.

Make-Ahead Coleslaw  
Original Recipe Yield 20 servings; 1 cup (1/4 lb) servings
 
Ingredients
 
    * 1 large head cabbage, shredded
    * 2 large onions, thinly sliced
    * 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
    * 2 large carrots, thinly sliced
    * 1 large cucumber, thinly sliced
    * 1 large green pepper, chopped
    * 1 (14.5 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, drained; or 2 medium fresh diced  
    * 1 teaspoon salt, (to taste)
   * 1/4 teaspoon pepper (to taste)
 
Directions
 
1.       In a large salad bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; set aside. Pour dressing over cabbage mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate before serving.
 
 

Cole Slaw Dressing

 
addapped from Justin Wilson's slaw recipe.    quanity = 1 QT 
 
Ingredients
 
  3/4 Cup Mayonnaise, (heaping), -Optional           
  2 Med Eggs, Delete if Starting With Mayonnaise           
  2 Tbl Apple Cider Vinegar, Delete if Starting With  Mayonnaise     
  1 Tbl Salt (to taste)               
  1 Tbl Pepper (to taste)                                  
  5 Tbl Juice of lemon, 2 mediums -size lemon              
 1 Cup Olive oil , Blend
 1/3 Cup Yellow mustard (heaping)
 1/3 Cup Ketchup
 2 Tbl Louisiana hot sauce
 3 Tbl Wine vinegar
 2Tbl Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce
 1Tbl Garlic
 2 Tbl Honey
 1/4 Cups Salad Oil Or Corn Oil, Or Top Off Quart Jar & Blend
 
 
Note: If using Mayonnaise delete eggs & Cider Vinegar.
 
Using wide mouth Quart jar and stick blender add first 7 items (eggs to olive oil) and blend thoroughly & thickened.  This makes a basic mayonnaise.   Then add remaining items and blend thoroughly. Top off jar with Olive oil or salad/corn oil.    Taste for salt and pepper and adjust seasonings to taste. Cap and refrigerate.   Use approx. ½ cup per pound of cabbage or 1 cup per medium head of cabbage.
 
 
 
post edited by edwmax - 2010/05/09 09:50:52
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RE: cole slaw any good recipes 2010/05/09 11:30:59 (permalink)
dont know if anyone on here is from new hampshire or not but if there is theres a place around lebanon n.h. called riverside grill that has THE BEST world famos cole slaw !! get that recipe and you would have the holly grail of salw !!
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Re:cole slaw any good recipes 2010/05/10 10:42:50 (permalink)
i95

Gingered Fruit Slaw
 
2- 8 ounce cans pineapple chunks or tidbits
6 ounces mixed dried fruit, coarsely chopped
2 large carrots, shredded
1 small head green cabbage, shredded (5 or 6 cups)
½ cup chopped walnuts
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 Tablespoons honey
1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
½ teaspoon ground ginger
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

 
Drain the pineapple. Reserve 1/3 cup of the juice. Cut the chunks, if using, into small ¼-inch pieces.
 
In a 3-quart, rigid plastic lidded container, layer the pineapple bits, fruit pieces, and carrots. Top with a layer of cabbage and walnuts.
 
In a jar with a tight-fitting lid or similar container, combine the oil, honey, lemon juice, ginger, and reserved pineapple juice. Cover tightly and shake well.
Pour the dressing over the salad without stirring. Cover the slaw and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
 
Just before serving, toss well. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
 
Serves 4-6.
 
 
I'm making this for Mother's Day tomorrow and
have just assembled the ingredients to store in
the refrigerator as instructed above
 
Will let you know how it turns out. 
 
 
 


*** FOLLOW-UP ***
 
To paraphrase the Terry Hatcher character in Seinfeld and about the above slaw recipe, "it's
real and it's spectacular." Great crunch and not too sweet. I'd highly recommend.
 
 
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