One of America’s Favorites – Coleslaw

March 20, 2017 at 6:27 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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Coleslaw (also known as cole slaw or simply slaw) is a salad consisting primarily of finely shredded raw cabbage and dressed most commonly with a vinaigrette salad dressing. Prepared in this manner, coleslaw can be pickled for up to four weeks if it is stored in an airtight container. Another way to make coleslaw is to use foods that already contain vinaigrette: mayonnaise, for example, is commonly used.

Coleslaw is frequently served as a side dish in traditional meals in many countries, and can be seen in major fast food chains as well.

 

 

Coleslaw made with mayonnaise

There are many variations of the recipe, which include the addition of other ingredients such as red cabbage, pepper, shredded carrots, onion, grated cheese, pineapple, or apple, mixed with a salad dressing such as mayonnaise or cream. A variety of seasonings, such as celery seed, may be added. The cabbage may come in finely minced pieces, shredded strips, or small squares. Other slaw variants include broccoli slaw, which uses shredded raw broccoli in place of the cabbage. Cream, sour cream, or buttermilk are also popular additions. Buttermilk coleslaw is most commonly found in the southern United States.

 
In the United States, coleslaw often contains buttermilk, mayonnaise or mayonnaise substitutes, and carrot, although many regional variations exist, and recipes incorporating prepared mustard or vinegar without the dairy and mayonnaise are also common. Barbecue slaw, also known as red slaw, is made using ketchup and vinegar rather than mayonnaise. It is an essential part of “Lexington style” North Carolina barbecue.

 
Coleslaw is generally eaten as a side dish with foods such as fried chicken and barbecued meats and may be accompanied by French fries or potato salad as another side dish. It also may be used as a sandwich ingredient, being placed on barbecue sandwiches, hamburgers, and hot dogs along with chili and hot mustard. A vinegar-based coleslaw is the signature ingredient to a Primanti Brothers sandwich. Coleslaw also is used on a variant of the Reuben sandwich, with coleslaw substituting for the sauerkraut; the sandwich is commonly called a Rachel to differentiate it from the Reuben.

 
According to The Joy of Cooking (1997), raw cabbage is the only entirely consistent ingredient in coleslaw; the type of cabbage, dressing, and added ingredients vary widely. Vinaigrette, mayonnaise, and sour cream based dressings are all listed; bacon, carrots, bell peppers, pineapple, pickles, onions, and herbs are specifically mentioned as possible added ingredients.

 

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Diabetic Dish of the Week – Amish Coleslaw

January 24, 2017 at 6:41 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Amish Coleslaw. Thank you to Carla for passing this one along to me!

 

Amish Coleslaw
Recipe Ingredients:

1 medium head cabbage, cored and shredded
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 cup Splenda Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 cup vinegar
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon Splenda Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
3/4 cupextra light olive oil

Cooking Directions:

In a large bowl, toss together the cabbage, onion, and 1 cup Splenda Granulated Sweetener. In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, salt, celery seed, 1 teaspoon Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, mustard and oil. Bring to a boil, and cook for 3 minutes. Cool completely, then pour over cabbage mixture, and toss to coat. Refrigerate overnight for best flavor.
Makes 8 servings.

One of America’s Favorites – Polish Boy

January 9, 2017 at 5:47 PM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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The Polish Boy is a sausage sandwich native to Cleveland, Ohio. It consists of a link of kielbasa placed in a bun, and covered with a layer of french fries, a layer of barbecue sauce or hot sauce, and a layer of coleslaw. While the sausage is typically grilled, some establishments will quickly deep fry the sausage after grilling and prior to assembling the sandwich. While Polish Boys can be found at various establishments throughout Cleveland, a popular place is Freddie’s Southern Style Rib House, known for their southern style barbecue sauce. Esquire named theirs as one of the best sandwiches in America, calling it “soul on white.”

Chef Michael Symon cited the Polish Boy as “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” on the Food Network, where he featured

A Polish boy sandwich from Freddie's Southern Style Rib House

A Polish boy sandwich from Freddie’s Southern Style Rib House

Seti’s Polish Boys on the show. Seti’s version is unique because of optional chilli and cheese that can be added to your sandwich.

Polishboy sandwich consist only of a beef polish sausage, french fries, coleslaw and barbecue sauce on a bun. Polishboys can be found in most if not all of Cleveland soulfood restaurants. Chilli, cheese peppers and sauerkraut are not ingredients found on a Polishboy. Chef Gregby Camp from “Mickey Flickey’s Amazing Wings” appeared on The Wendy Williams Show to teach the audience how to make a Cleveland Polish boy. Chef Camp suggests toasting the bun to give it better flavor and to hold the sandwich together. His sandwich features just enough coleslaw to taste, homemade french fries and their Amazing Comeback Barbecue Sauce.

 

 
Hot Sauce Williams, a restaurant on Cleveland’s East Side, features a variation that includes the addition of smoked and barbecued pork shoulder to the sandwich and was featured in June 2010 on the Travel Channel’s Man vs. Food. Host and food enthusiast Adam Richman tried their Polish boy, which featured the restaurant’s signature hot-sauce. Since the airing of the episode, Hot-Sauce Williams changed the type of french fries used in the sandwich and removed the pork shoulder from its components. B&M Barbecue, a Cleveland BBQ chain, calls this variant of the Polish Boy with pork shoulder a “Polish Girl”.

 

Healthy Coleslaws and Picnic Salad Recipes

July 19, 2016 at 4:49 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website its Healthy Coleslaw’s and Picnic Salad Recipes. Classic versions of Coleslaw recipes made healthy! Recipes that include; Carrot and Radish Slaw with Pickled Onions, Classic Coleslaw with Attitude, and Rainbow Slaw with Beet Greens. Find them all at the EatingWell website! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

 

Healthy Coleslaws and Picnic Salad RecipesEatingWell2

What’s a picnic without coleslaw and a salad? Our healthier versions of classic coleslaw are sure to be a hit at any get-together, plus we have potato salads, pasta salads and grain salads to add unique flavors to your meal. If classic potluck salads go fast at your parties, check out our recipes for classic versions made healthier.

 

 

Carrot & Radish Slaw with Pickled Onions
Cutting vegetables into long thin strips—a technique called julienning—rather than shredding them gives this healthy slaw recipe a marvelous, crisp texture. You can cut the vegetables by hand, but a mandoline will save you a lot of time. If your radishes still have the greens attached, reserve them and use as a garnish…..

 
Classic Coleslaw with Attitude
Lots of crunchy, aromatic seeds and the pungent agrodolce bite of quick-pickled raisins elevate this coleslaw recipe from plain to brilliant. If you’re bringing it to a party, make sure to save some at home for yourself. You’ll want to put it on sandwiches and salads, or serve it alongside pork chops…..

 
Rainbow Slaw with Beet Greens
A touch of cumin and cinnamon give this colorful, healthy slaw recipe a hint of the Middle East. Serve with a wedge of cheese and a whole-grain roll on the side for a satisfying dinner—or with just about anything that comes off the grill……

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Coleslaws and Picnic Salad Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_picnic_coleslaws_and_salads

Sweet and Smoky Turkey Franks

June 29, 2016 at 3:56 PM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Just wanted to pass this healthy and delicious Jennie – O recipes along to everyone! It’s just one of many healthy recipes that you can find at the Jennie – O website. It’s time to make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

Sweet & Smoky Turkey Franks

INGREDIENTS

4 slices JENNIE-O® Turkey BaconSweet & Smoky Turkey Franks
4 JENNIE-O® Turkey Franks
2 tablespoons barbeque sauce
2 slices pineapple
1½ cups coleslaw mix
⅓ cup low fat coleslaw dressing
4 hot dog buns, split

 
DIRECTIONS

1 – Prepare barbecue for medium heat.
2 – Wrap bacon slice around each frank. Grill according to package directions. Brush with barbecue sauce. Grill 2 minutes longer.
3 – Grill pineapple slices 3 to 4 minutes per side or until grill marks appear. Dice pineapple. Place in medium bowl. Add coleslaw mix and dressing. Toss to combine.
4 – Spoon coleslaw into buns. Top with franks.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATIONJennie O Make the Switch
PER SERVING
Calories360
Protein11g
Carbohydrates62g
Fiber7g
Sugars30g
Fat11g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium790mg
Saturated Fat2.5g

https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/830-sweet-and-smoky-turkey-franks

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Spicy Thai Coleslaw

June 14, 2016 at 4:54 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Spicy Thai Coleslaw. It’s from the CooksRecipes website which is loaded with delicious and healthy recipes for all tastes or cuisines, enjoy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

 

Spicy Thai Coleslaw

A unique coleslaw pairing shredded cabbage, tomatoes and carrots in a spicy-sweet dressing. Dry roasted peanuts add a touch of Thai. Make it easy by using bags of shredded cabbage and carrots.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 medium head green cabbage, finely shreddedCooksrecipes 2
3 tomatoes, seeded, chopped
3 carrots, peeled, shredded
1/4 cup fish sauce*
1 large lime
4 teaspoons Equal® Spoonful**
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts
1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander (optional)

Cooking Directions:

For Dressing, whisk all ingredients until combined. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.
For Salad, gently toss all ingredients in large salad bowl. Add dressing and toss to combine.
Makes 8 servings.

*Found in Oriental section of most grocery stores.

**May substitute 2 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): calories 76, protein 4 g, carbohydrate 12 g, fat 3 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 743 mg.

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/spicy_thai_coleslaw_recipe.html

One of America’s Favorites – Cole Slaw

August 12, 2013 at 9:04 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | 1 Comment
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Coleslaw, sometimes simply called slaw in some American dialects, is a salad consisting primarily of shredded raw cabbage, which is dressed

Coleslaw

Coleslaw

with mayonnaise and/or buttermilk in some variations and dressed with vinegar and seasoning (without any dairy or mayonnaise) in other, lighter variations. Cream or sour cream may by used as the dressing and vinegar may be added. It may also include shredded carrots as well as other fruits and vegetables such as apples, onions, radishes, and peppers. Horseradish, seeds, and various spices may be included.

 

 

The term “coleslaw” arose in the eighteenth century as an Anglicisation of the Dutch term “koolsla”, a shortening of “koolsalade”, which means “cabbage salad”.

 

 

There are many variations of the recipe which include the addition of other ingredients, such as red cabbage, pepper, onion, grated cheese,

A German "Krautsalat" in Munich

A German “Krautsalat” in Munich

pineapple, or apple, mixed with a salad dressing such as mayonnaise or cream. In the United States coleslaw often also contains buttermilk or mayonnaise substitutes[citation needed], and carrot; although many regional variations exist, and recipes incorporating prepared mustard or vinegar without the dairy and mayonnaise are also common. Barbecue slaw, also known as red slaw and commonly found in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, is made using ketchup and vinegar rather than mayonnaise. A variety of seasonings, such as celery seed, may be added. The cabbage may come in finely minced pieces, shredded strips, or small squares.
In the United Kingdom, coleslaw almost always contains carrot and onion in addition to cabbage. Some variations include nuts such as walnuts and dried fruits such as sultanas or raisins.
Coleslaw is generally eaten as a side dish with foods such as fried chicken and barbecued meats, and may be accompanied by French fries or potato salad as another side dish. It is commonly included in fish fries in the United States. It also may be used as a sandwich ingredient, being placed on barbecue sandwiches, hamburgers, and hot dogs along with chili and hot mustard. A vinegar-based coleslaw is the signature ingredient to a Primanti Brothers sandwich. Coleslaw also is used on a variant of the Reuben sandwich, with coleslaw substituting for the sauerkraut, the meat being either pastrami or corned beef, and the sandwich commonly is called a “Rachel” to differentiate it from the “Reuben”.
A variation of coleslaw made with vinegar and oil is often served with pizza in Sweden.
Coleslaw added with cooked ham slices and sliced pepper (julienne cut), in Italy is called “Insalata Capricciosa” (capricious salad).
Other slaw variants include broccoli slaw, which uses shredded raw broccoli in place of the cabbage.

 

 

Classic Coleslaw

INGREDIENTS:
1 (16 ounce) package coleslaw mix
2 tablespoons minced onion
1/3 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

DIRECTIONS:
1. Combine the coleslaw and onion in a large bowl.
2. In a separate bowl, combine the sugar, salt, pepper, milk, mayonnaise, buttermilk, vinegar and lemon juice; mix until smooth. Pour mixture over the coleslaw and onion; stir well and chill for 1 hour.

Sweet and Spicy Pork and Sandwich w/ Cheesy Potato Casserole

November 9, 2012 at 7:01 PM | Posted in Healthy Life Whole Grain Breads, JB's Fatboy Sauces and Rub, Ore - Ida, pork tenderloin, pulled pork | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Sweet and Spicy Pork and Sandwich w/ Cheesy Potato Casserole

 
Tried 2 new recipes for dinner tonight and everyone was glad I did! I prepared Sweet and Spicy Pork and Sandwich w/ Cheesy Potato Casserole. First time I prepared either and they turned out great, 2 new keeper recipes!

The Sweet and Spicy Pork Sandwich recipe came from a Bobby Deen recipe. His had the sandwich topped with Cole Slaw but I’m not a fan of Cole Slaw so I omitted that. You start with a 3 lb. Pork Tenderloin, the one I used was 2 3/4 lb. The rub for the Tenderloin is made up of 2 teaspoons smoked paprika, 2 teaspoons black pepper, 2 teaspoons sea salt, 2 teaspoons roasted cumin, 2 teaspoons dark brown sugar (Splenda), and 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper. So as you can tell from the rub you have one delicious Tenderloin on the way!

Sprinkle the dry rub all over the pork tenderloin and place in a resealable plastic bag. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, and then bring to room temperature before cooking. Cut each tenderloin into 2 or 3 large pieces. Heat the oil in a large soup pot or Dutch oven. Sear the pork on all sides in batches (you don’t want to overcrowd the pan), 4 to 5 minutes. Cover with the apple juice, vinegar, BBQ sauce, garlic and ginger. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, and then cover and simmer for 30 minutes, turning occasionally. Transfer the pork to a clean cutting board and shred using 2 forks. Place the shredded pork back into the pot and continue to cook over medium-low heat, uncovered, just to heat through, 10 minutes longer. Serve on hamburger buns topped with BBQ sauce and slaw with mustard and pickles, if desired. With the combination of all the Spices added with the Apple Juice it gives the Pork a perfect Sweet and Spicy taste.
Then for a side dish it was another new recipe from Ore – Ida, Cheesy Potato Casserole. Another keeper recipe! You’ll need 1 bag Ore-Ida® Country Style Hash Browns, 1 can cream of chicken soup, 2 cup Reduced Fat Sour Cream, 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, 2 cup 2% cheddar cheese shredded, 1/3 cup green onions sliced, 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, 2 cup corn flakes crushed, and 1/4 cup butter, melted (I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter). I reduced the calories and carbs by using Reduced Fat Sour Cream, 2% shredded cheese and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. The casserole was delicious! Another Gladys Approved Recipe (my Mom). The Hash Browns with all the ingredients and then topped with the Corn Flakes giving it great crunch, makes one fine casserole. Making the 2 recipes is a bit time-consuming but well worth the time and effort. Three of us ate and were left with a lot of good leftovers. I’m going to freeze some of the casserole and see how it does and also some of the pulled pork. Fantastic Dinner tonight! For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

I’ve left the original recipes and web links to both recipes below. When you check the pulled pork recipe check out the web site to Bobby Deen and the Cooking Channel, loaded with recipes!

 
Bobby’s Sweet and Spicy Pork and Slaw Sandwich
Recipe courtesy Bobby Deen

INGREDIENTS

Dry Rub:
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
2 teaspoons black pepper
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons dark brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Pork:
3 pounds pork tenderloin
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 cup apple juice
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons BBQ sauce, plus more for serving (I used Fat Boy Haugwash BBQ Sauce)
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger root
6 whole-wheat hamburger buns
Coleslaw, for serving
Mustard, optional, for serving
Pickle chips, optional, for serving
DIRECTIONS

For the dry rub: Mix together the paprika, black pepper, salt, brown sugar and cayenne pepper.

For the pork: Sprinkle the dry rub all over the pork tenderloins and place in a resealable plastic bag. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, and then bring to room temperature before cooking.

Cut each tenderloin into 2 or 3 large pieces. Heat the oil in a large soup pot or Dutch oven. Sear the pork on all sides in batches (you don’t want to overcrowd the pan), 4 to 5 minutes. Cover with the apple juice, vinegar, BBQ sauce, garlic and ginger. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, and then cover and simmer for 30 minutes, turning occasionally.

Transfer the pork to a clean cutting board and shred using 2 forks. Place the shredded pork back into the pot and continue to cook over medium-low heat, uncovered, just to heat through, 10 minutes longer.

Serve on hamburger buns topped with BBQ sauce and coleslaw with mustard and pickles, if desired.

http://www.cookingchanneltv.com/recipes/bobby-deen/bobbys-sweet-and-spicy-pork-and-slaw-sandwich-recipe/index.html
Ore Ida Cheesy Potato Casserole

Ingredients
1 bag Ore-Ida® Country Style Hash Browns
1 can cream of chicken soup
2 cup Sour cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
1/3 cup green onions sliced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
2 cup corn flakes crushed
1/4 cup butter, melted

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 13×9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together soup, sour cream, salt and pepper. Stir in cheese, onion and Hash Browns until well mixed. Spoon evenly into baking dish.
3. In a medium bowl, mix together cereal and butter. Sprinkle evenly on top of Hash Brown mixture.
4. Bake uncovered for about 45 minutes, or until hot and bubbly. Allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with additional sliced green onion if desired.
TIP: If desired, substitute condensed cream of chicken soup with condensed cream of turkey soup.
Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 10
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving

Calories 358.3

Total Fat 21.6 g

Saturated Fat 12.5 g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g

Monounsaturated Fat 4.6 g

Cholesterol 53.9 mg

Sodium 1,093.3 mg

Potassium 448.1 mg

Total Carbohydrate 31.8 g
http://www.oreida.com/recipes/recipe-detail.aspx?id=1968

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