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School Food Pt 3

Making cole slaw for at the  Raa Middle School kitchen, Tallahassee, Florida, 1962 (Courtesy of State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory)
Editor and Food Prof Frederick Douglass interviews Neal Shartar the innovative and progressive Food Director at the New Hampton School. Opie's forthcoming books are Upsetting the Apple Cart: Black and Latino Coalitions in New York From Protest to Public Office and The Culinary World of Zora Neale Hurston. 

Florida Slaw Recipe

Serves 3

1 grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
2 cups shredded cabbage
½ cup Mother’s mayonnaise
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon celery seed

Have grapefruit and cabbage well chilled. Combine all ingredients lightly. For variety, substitute 1 cup orange or tangerine sections for the grapefruit. (Florida Slaw is of the Nancy Carter collection of “tested recipes.” Carter was the Director of Home Economics at Colonial Stores, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta Daily World, January 20, 1956)

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