Originally Posted by HeSmellsLikeSmoke
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.
This is the first time I have EVER heard ANYONE say that coleslaw is best served freshly mixed. But, we all have our own tastes, and mine isn't any better than yours.
I guess I need to try you method next time, and see what I think of it.