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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Special Salad...For A Special Day

Happy Mother's Day to all moms out there, especially my own.  I was fortunate enough to celebrate with both my mom and mother in law this year. My dear husband made this salad for our meal.

Coleslaw
adapted by: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/delta-cole-slaw-recipe2.html

1 head of green cabbage, thinly sliced and chopped
2 apples, peeled and chopped fine
1/2 large onion, shredded
1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup sugar
2 t kosher salt
pepper
1 t dry mustard
2 t celery seeds
1/2 cup vegetable oil

In a large (non-metal) bowl, add cabbage, apple, carrots and onion.  Cover and let rest for an hour. in the fridge Drain any liquid.  In a small saucepan heat vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, mustard and celery seeds; stir until sugar dissolves.  Stir in oil. Toss with cabbage mixture.  Cover again and let chill for another 2-3 hours. Drain any excess liquid.  Stir. Serve.

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