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Karl’s Coleslaw with Apple and Pine Nuts

This is a weekday meal of simple hamburgers, but I wanted a salad—rather than fries—to go with them. Jan really likes coleslaw. To make it interesting and different, I decided to add apples.

Karl’s Coleslaw with Apple and Pine Nuts

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Karl’s Coleslaw with Pecans and Crystallized Ginger

This is a weekday meal of ham steak and frozen fries. I wanted something quick as a salad, but not boring. “Quick,” however, does not mean that it should be bad for you or not taste good.

Karl’s Coleslaw with Pecans and Crystallized Ginger

Karl’s Coleslaw with Pecans and Crystallized Ginger

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Karl’s Three Cabbage Coleslaw

This is for a weekday meal—simple broiled salmon and a half baked roll, so I usually do not go to all the effort that I put into my Sunday feasts. However, that does not mean that it should not taste good. “Quick” does not necessarily mean “bad.”

Karl’s Three Cabbage Coleslaw

Karl’s Three Cabbage Coleslaw

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Karl’s Colorful Coleslaw with Kumquat Marmalade Sumac Dressing

For Labor Day it is tradition to have a barbecue. Just to be different this year, I decided to make koobideh hamburgers. Another typical dish for Labor Day is coleslaw, but how to make it more Middle Eastern to go with the meat? Adding sumac seemed the ticket. Sumac is a sour dried berry that is ground to a powder and used as a condiment and spice in Middle Eastern cooking.

Karl’s Colorful Coleslaw with Kumquat Marmalade Sumac Dressing

Karl’s Colorful Coleslaw with Kumquat Marmalade Sumac Dressing

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Karl’s Colorful Coleslaw with Lemon Marmalade-Ginger Dressing

I had originally planned on a simple coleslaw with a vinegar based dressing for this Sunday’s dinner. However, the Stone Soup drive made me start adding ingredients—maybe some red cabbage and radishes, maybe some marmalade and ginger. This was a salad to go with my ham steak.

Karl’s Colorful Coleslaw with Lemon Marmalade-Ginger Dressing

Karl’s Colorful Coleslaw with Lemon Marmalade-Ginger Dressing

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Karl’s Santa Maria Coleslaw

This week I am making Santa Maria tri-tip, which calls for Santa Maria-style beans. While many sites call for serving coleslaw with this meal, I could not find anything called “Santa Maria-style coleslaw.” Having grownup just a few miles away, in Santa Barbara, I decided to fill this obvious need.

Karl’s Santa Maria Coleslaw

Karl’s Santa Maria Coleslaw

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Karl’s South American Slaw

A while ago, Jan went to Napa and came back raving about Pica Pica’s arepas. She demanded that I learn how to make these South American pocket breads. I did my best, based only on her description and what I could find on the internet. Last week, we went up to San Francisco and I actually got to try one of Pica Pica’s arepas. I decided to try to make them again.

Karl’s South American Slaw

Karl’s South American Slaw

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Karl’s Carolina Coleslaw

I am making orange glazed salmon and mashed yams tonight. While Jan is on her soft food diet this dish will be too hard for her to eat, however, Eilene wants something besides baby food for dinner.

Karl’s Carolina Coleslaw

Karl’s Carolina Coleslaw

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Karl’s Colorful Coleslaw

I have been doing a lot of Christmas cooking lately, so I have had very little time to blog about cooking. Earlier this week we had sausages and latkes for dinner. Coleslaw goes well with this meal, but I did not have enough of any one cabbage to make it.

Karl’s Colorful Coleslaw

Karl’s Colorful Coleslaw

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Karl’s Jamaican Chicken Salad

I made Jamaican Jerk Chicken on Sunday and I have half a breast leftover. Checking out the Jamaican cook book, that Jan brought me back from England, I saw that it had a recipe for Caribbean coleslaw. If I put the chicken together with the coleslaw I could come up with the Jamaican equivalent of a Chinese Chicken salad. Of course, I view a cookbook recipe as a source of ideas and insparation, not a list of ingredients, so my salad is only a nod at the original recipe.

Karl’s Jamaican Chicken Salad

Karl’s Jamaican Chicken Salad

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