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Recent Examples on the Web Incorporate at least three cups per week—either raw, like kale salad, vinegary slaw, and fresh broccoli florets with dip, or steamed, sautéed, oven roasted, and stir-fried versions. Cynthia Sass, Mph,, "6 Eating Habits and Foods that Weaken Your Immune System," 6 Apr. 2020 The food is classified as diner food with a global twist, demonstrated in items such as the Sloppy Jose with braised beef barbacoa and orange-guajillo slaw and the Tatchos with lamb chili. al, "How to plan the perfect Nashville bachelorette party," 24 Feb. 2020 In 2002, the Kowalski Sausage company bought Home Style foods, makers of Kowalski-brand deli salads including cole slaw, seafood salad, macaroni salad and dips sold at deli counters and grocery stores. Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press, "Popular Hamtramck deli salad, pierogi and dip maker cited for listeria," 15 Jan. 2020 On Tuesday, chef's choice tacos are $2.The restaurant's menu includes: THC Taco with fried spam, cabbage slaw, hot Cheetos, cotija and cilantro. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "Coffee, poutine and tacos: These new restaurants opened in metro Phoenix in November," 3 Dec. 2019 Even in plastic tubs, the sides carried their weight, from creamy and spicy Mexican corn to brisk purple cole slaw to the shops’s signature creamy mac and cheese fortified with crunchy chicharrones. Mike Sutter,, "San Antonio’s restaurant takeout stars: 2M Smokehouse, Clementine and Pasha shine during the coronavirus crisis," 23 Apr. 2020 Error 0: The boxes contained barbecue chicken, cole slaw, potato salad and a roll to the people in the cars waiting in the drive-thru line. Elliott Lapin, Houston Chronicle, "Education foundation, Hungry Jack partner to provide meals amid coronavirus," 17 Apr. 2020 For the cabbage slaw Stir shredded cabbage with 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus the rice wine vinegar, sesame seeds and dulse. Nick Marino, New York Times, "How to Build a Pretty Macrobiotic Meal Like a Jewelry Designer," 4 Mar. 2020 Hash and rice now competes neck and neck with kale caesar slaw as their top-selling side dish. Robert Moss, Southern Living, "The Case for South Carolina's Hash and Rice," 2 Apr. 2020

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1861, in the meaning defined above

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25 May 2020

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“Slaw.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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