Monday, August 08, 2022

Summertime Sides: Cole Slaw

Not sure about your area, but it's HOT here. Saturday evening we went out to cut grass about 6:30 and it was 93* with heavy humidity. Chuck trimmed while I rode the mower. I watered flowers when I was done and was beat when I came in. Whew! All of the heat gives me no desire to cook.
 Of course, I must feed my family. Eating out all of our meals isn't in the budget. I have been making quick items and avoiding the use of the oven.
The crock pot has been a life saver.  I put a pork roast in for pulled pork, made cole slaw to cool in the refrigerator and served with potato chips. 
My go to recipe for cole slaw Chick-fil-A. Long time readers might remember that worked there for years. I have made this recipe countless times. A little secret is that they use Kraft Mayo. 
I'd love to hear your beat the heat recipes. 

3 comments:

  1. Hi, Wendy!
    Here in Portugal, we're finally having lower temperatures and we are experiencing a wonderful 77F (25ยบ centigrades). But we were having temperatures around 104F, so this is a blessing!
    My go to recipe to beat the heat is hot-dogs! We love them, but because they aren't the healthiest food, we only eat them when we need a quick meal.
    I wanted to see your cole slaw recipe, but I can't seem to be able to enlarge the picture... Can you do something about that or write it on the post? Pretty please?!
    Have a blessed week!
    :)

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  2. It's been hot here, too! I've grilled some meals, but it's really too hot to even be out grilling. We have eaten lots of salads with protein added to them

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  3. I cannot enlarge the recipe, either. Today, I bought the bagged mix. I can no longer grate the carrots and cabbage. Slaw is great with any protein we have. Green beans from a can and sliced tomatoes are my favorites because the green beans can be heated in the microwave along with the protein. It is a hearty meal with no heat involved.

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