Carolina Coleslaw on My Mind
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“We always had barbecue slaw or red slaw served with our pulled pork,” says Robin Lee Starnes. “Growing up in the foothills of North Carolina and enjoying Eastern North Carolina BBQ, the spicy, crunchy texture of the marinated cabbage took BBQ to the next level.” This mayonnaise-free, deli-tasting, slaw is also great with fish and chips, burgers, sandwiches and in tacos. Carolina Slaw is rather like an American kimchi, easier and quicker, without the fermentation process and the heat, if used, which is added separately.

We found these variations in recipes for the slaw:

  • Some add garlic, ketchup, dry mustard, Dijon mustard, hot sauce or Siracha, crushed red pepper flakes, cayenne, shallots, red wine vinegar, lemon juice or white vinegar. Continue reading

Salt Water Taffy with or without a Boardwalk
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The pounding surf, the cries of the gulls, rippling sea breezes, predictable carnival rides, cameras galore and sought-after tackiness, this is the beach where everyone’s hanging loose munching on the usual seaside tempters — caramels, fudge, pralines, candy apples, funnel … Continue reading