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Grape salad tastes like a dessert

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By Susan Lowery

One of my grandma Ruth Spicer's card-playing friends used to make this Grape Salad and serve it on lettuce leaves.

I was very fond of it as a child and still am. It's one of those salads that tastes almost like a dessert.

This coleslaw recipe is one that was given to me and I tried it out on some friends and my dad. He was quite fond of it. I think he liked all coleslaw recipes.

He even put coleslaw on his sandwiches!

Grace's Grape Salad

2 lb. seedless grapes, whole or halved

1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened

1 c. sour cream

1 c. sugar

1 t. vanilla

1 c. chopped pecans

Mix all together and chill.

Serves 6-8.

Granny Rose's Coleslaw

1 medium head cabbage, shredded

1 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced

1 c. shredded carrot

3/4 c. sugar (maybe a little more)

1 c. cider vinegar

3/4 c. oil

2 t. sugar

1 t. salt

1 t. dry mustard

1 t. celery seed

Layer shredded cabbage, onion and carrots in big bowl. Add 3/4 c. sugar and work in with your hands. Set aside. Bring to boil vinegar, oil, sugar, salt, mustard and celery seed. Pour over cabbage mixture; mix well. Cover and refrigerate 4-6 hours, or overnight. Mix again and serve. Will keep in refrigerator two weeks. Serves 10-12.