RECIPE: Spicy Thai Cabbage Salad & The History Of Cole Slaw

For holiday weekends or cookouts, most of us pick up cole slaw at the grocery store. This commercial slaw generally consists of cabbage, mayonnaise thinned with vinegar, and a few shreds of carrot for color. It may be tangy and crunchy, but it can be so much more flavorful. Here’s how to fix up store-bought…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Vietnamese Cabbage Slaw, a.k.a. Cole Slaw

Top: Vietnamese slaw, made with a fish sauce-accented vinaigrette. Center: Conventional American cole slaw with mayonnaise (photo courtesy Blu Restaurant | NYC). Bottom: Vietnamese fish sauce (photo courtesy Red Boat).   So many slaws, so little time! On summer weekends, we try different slaw recipes and different potato salads. When made without mayonnaise, cole slaw…
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