Week 42 - Country Cottage Slaw

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For week 42, I made Country Cottage Slaw from the 2002 cookbook "Retro Barbecue: Tasty Recipes for the Grillin' Guy" by Linda Everett. As with all the cookbooks from the "retro" series, this one is full of fun recipes and graphics.

 "Retro Barbecue: Tasty Recipes for the Grillin' Guy" by Linda Everett.

"Retro Barbecue: Tasty Recipes for the Grillin' Guy" by Linda Everett.

 A spread of the cookbook

A spread of the cookbook

Slaw isn't particularly hard to make or something that is new to me, but I had recently gone apple picking and for some reason had purchased a cabbage that I needed to use up.  So, I decided this recipe was the perfect one to try. 

 
 Ingredients for Country Cottage Slaw

Ingredients for Country Cottage Slaw

 

In addition to the apples and cabbage, this recipe called for green peppers and onion, which I chopped up and put in a bowl.  The dressing was made from apple cider vinegar, mayonnaise, sour cream and salt and pepper.  Everything was mixed together and some toasted sesame seeds added at the end.

 Vegetables chopped

Vegetables chopped

 The slaw dressing

The slaw dressing

 The finished country cottage slaw

The finished country cottage slaw

I served the slaw that night with pork tenderloin and it made a great side dish.  The apples added a nice sweetness and even though I don't typically like green peppers, they did add a nice crunch and balance to the flavor.  The toasted sesame seeds were a nice touch as they added a bit of nuttiness and texture.

 A final bowl of tasty slaw

A final bowl of tasty slaw

Week 42 Roundup

Cookbook: Retro Barbeque: Tasty Recipes for the Grillin' Guy" by Linda Everett, published 2002

Recipe: Country Cottage Slaw

Difficulty: Very Easy

Alterations: None

Results: This made a very nice slaw that went well with pork

Make Again: Sure