Weekend Menu Planning: It's Time to Make Green Cabbage Salad

Even though St. Patrick's Day will be over by the time you read this, if you hurry to the grocery store you can probably still take advantage of one of my favorite traditions of the day. I'm talking about ordinary green cabbage, and the way it goes on sale the week of St. Patrick's Day so people can make Irish (or Irish American) dishes like Corned Beef and Cabbage and Colcannon. I like dishes like that with cooked cabbage well enough, but what I really love is raw cabbage salads, so every year at this time I load up on cabbage while it's super cheap at the store. ...more

I admit, my fondness for cabbage is not matched by most people. But I really think it can be ...more