Broccoli Slaw

Coleslaw–Seven Delicious Ways

As the weather grows progressively warmer, we are constantly on the look out for new sides to accompany our grilled entrees.  Since I dread turning on the stove when it is 110 degrees outside, potato and macaroni salad aren’t always high on my list.  Coleslaw is always a favorite here at Patty Cake’s Pantry, but we get bored eating the same salad.   Over the past few months, as the weather has grown progressively warmer, I have been seeing more and more recipes for variations on traditional coleslaw popping up on other food blogs.    I have collected a few of my favorites […]

Lemony Celery Salad

Lemony Celery Salad

This salad made me think of a silly riddle that I read many years ago. It was one of three or four riddles that were in a little book inside a box of Cracker Jack’s.   For some reason, I still remember it.  Here’s the riddle. Question:  How did the farmer pay his bills? Answer:  With his Celery (Salary) I heard that groan, but it’s OK.  The riddle is pretty bad, isn’t it? My mother claimed that I referred to Celery as Celery/Salary for weeks after.  I don’t think I  fully understood the riddle when I read it which is probably […]