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Crunchy Coleslaw with Sweet Sumac dressing

Crunchy Coleslaw with Sweet Sumac dressing

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This summer, make my delicious and healthy coleslaw recipe. It has a Sumac dressing that is sweet and tangy.

Based on the ingredients, this coleslaw may be sugar-free or maple syrup based.

If you’ve never heard about or tasted Sumac before today, you’ll learn about the growing edible and poison types worldwide.

What is Sumac, and what does it do?

Sumac, Also spelled Sumach, is any of about 35 flowering plants in the genus Rhus Related genera of the cashew tree family

Sumacs grow in subtropical and temperate regions worldwide, including East Asia, Africa, and North America. 

Sumacs are shrubs and small trees in the family Anacardiaceae that can reach a height of one to ten metres.

The leaves are usually pinnately compound, though some species have trifoliate or simple leaves.

Sumac flowers are in dense panicles or spikes 5–30 cm long, each flower very small, greenish, creamy white, or red, with five petals.

The fruits are reddish, thin-fleshed drupes covered in varying levels of hairs at maturity and form dense clusters at branch tips, sometimes called sumac bobs.

Species, including…

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