Monday, June 21, 2010

Ribs, Beans, and Coleslaw


Coleslaw is one of my favorite summer sides. 

Ingredients:

1/2 head finely chopped cabbage (the bags of shredded cabbage work every well too, and often contain carrots which add some nice color)
1/2 small onion-finely chopped
1/3 cup mayo or salad dressing ( I use Miracle Whip Light)
1/3 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Mix all ingredients and refrigerate until serving.  Best served shortly after preparation.

Coleslaw really is a last minute side.  It gets runny quickly.  I honestly wouldn't make it much more than an hour before serving and usually make it right before the meal. 




If coleslaw is an easy side, these beans are a complete no-brainer.  Open a can of Bush's Grillin Beans Bourbon and Brown Sugar variety and stick them on the grill.  These beans are great in a sauce pan on the stove but even better on the grill.  I love my little bean pot. 

Oh, and some ribs were grilled.  They were pretty fabulous too. :)

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