I believe it gets soggy after an hour or so, but more importantly the cabbage loses volume as it gets soggy. This makes people think they are getting less coleslaw than when it is crispy.
I cut up the cabbage and mix up the dressing the day before then combine it all about an hour before serving.
Jim - Another transplanted Texan
Former KCBS CBJ
Large and Medium Big Green Eggs , Black 18.5" WSM, Blue Weber Performer - Stainless, Green Weber OTG Kettle , Brinkmann SnP Pro, and a Stainless UDS. One retired Portable Kitchen grill.
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