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Award Winning Cole Slaw Recipe

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This recipe for Award Winning Cole Slaw, by , is from Southern Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carolyn Collins


1 head of cabbage
1 medium red onion
1 small bottle of white vinegar
2 cups apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1 T. celery seed
1 tsp celery salt
1/2 cup mayonnaise
salt and pepper to taste

Mix small bottle of vinegar with 1 cup sugar, stir until all sugar is dissolve.
Combine apple cider vinegar with 1/2 cup sugar, stir until all sugar is dissolve.
Cut cabbage into large hunks and separate leaves a bit, put in white vinegar mixture.
Slice onions and put in apple cider mixture
Let both soak overnight, the next day drain well but do not wash. Put cabbage in food processor for a rough chop and do the same thing with the onions.
(Do not chop at the same time unless you want cabbage to have a red tint)
Put all in a colander to drain some more.
Place in bowl mix mayonnaise, celery seed, celery salt, and pepper together...add more or less mayo depending on your taste.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This dish has won two first place awards at BarBQ cook offs. Some people like a vinegar slaw, some like a mayonnaise based...this incorporates both for a tasty twist.




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