Salads, slaw, coleslaw, Tidewater coleslaw (Virginia) 1  Salads, slaw, coleslaw, Tidewater coleslaw (Virginia) 2

1-1/2 cups mayonnaise

½ cup white vinegar

1/3 cup sugar

1 tablespoon celery seed

salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

1 head green cabbage, finely shredded

2 carrots, finely grated



1. In a small bowl, blend the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, celery seed and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.

2. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage and carrots. Pour the dressing over the mixture and blend well. Refrigerate until serving time.

NOTE: Another southern barbecue classic.


from Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby, The Thrill of the Grill


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