This is as authentic as it gets for those of us fans of North Woods Inn. I still miss their 2 salads and garlic bread lunches!!!


  • 1 large head red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 large white onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup sugar, or to taste
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


Combine red cabbage and onion in large bowl. Stir in sugar and set aside to meld flavors.
Combine vinegar, salt, celery seed, oil and mustard in saucepan. Bring to boil. Remove from heat and pour over cabbage mixture.
Chill 4 hours in refrigerator, stirring often.

May be prepared up to 2 days in advance Makes 8 - 12 servings.

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Submitted 10/27/05.
Source: newspaper many many years ago
Submitted By: Dale Studebaker
North Woods Red Cabbage Facsimile