August, that time of year when turning on the oven to cook dinner sounds miserable. This quick and easy slaw utilizes the blender attachment for a zesty peanut and cilantro dressing and the slicer/grater attachment for vegetable prep on napa and red cabbage, carrots and snap peas. Add some cooked chicken from the deli, top with some roasted peanuts and fresh cilantro, and dinner is done!
Thanksgiving is probably one of my favorite holidays. Growing up, we didn’t get to spend this holiday with my grandparents in South Georgia very often; but we certainly ate food passed down from my Grandma Sarah. She was an amazing lady who paid her way through college by selling biscuits. She passed down her cooking wisdom to my mother who passed it down to me and I pray I will be able to pass it down to my own daughter.
My Grandma Sarah passed away last year and there have been definate times this year that have made me think of her. The start of college football season brought a wave of memories flooding through my mind. Meeting her and my Grandpa Joe in Athens, Georgia for UGA football every Saturday was the highlight of my fall growing up. We would tailgate from early in the morning and then several hours after each home game. She always had yummy food to share and I can fondly say those were the best days of my childhood! The other time of year that reminds me of my Grandma Sarah is Thanksgiving. Her Cornbread Dressing has been a tradition in our home all my life. I’ve had other dressing (not to be confused with stuffing) recipes and there is just no recipe that compares to my Grandma’s.