Get Ready for a Culinary Road Trip with Aunt Nellie’s® and READ® Salads

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Celebrate America’s Regional Recipes and Enter to Win an Ultimate Road Trip Prize Pack

“Whether you plan to hit the road for a day or a week this summer, READ Salads and Aunt Nellie’s have you covered with delicious recipes for regional favorites from coast-to-coast.

With vacation planning looking a little different this summer and record numbers of Americans expected to hit the road to see America, Aunt Nellie’s and READ Salads are teaming up to offer recipes and resources to make any road trip a success. Just visit to plan your road menu and more!

Each Thursday starting June 18, Aunt Nellie’s and READ will salute America’s unique regional foods from coast-to-coast including the Northeast, South, Midwest, Southwest and Pacific Coast. The six-week program will wrap up by featuring that popular staple of road trips - the great American sandwich.

In addition to delicious recipes, the Summer Road Trip program offers a carload of other goodies to make any road trip fun and successful, including:

  • Free Spotify play list of road-trip songs You’ll have one foot on the gas and the other tapping to the beat of more than 35 great tunes
  • Games on-the-Go – a downloadable PDF with fun games to play in the back seat or the back porch.
  • Road-trip Movie List These flicks are as fun to watch from your couch as they are from a camper and there’s something for everyone.

To help make these adventures complete, READ and Aunt Nellie’s are giving away six Ultimate Summer Road Trip Kits, each containing a $50 gas card, three-month premium family Spotify membership, handy travel cooler, and cases of Aunt Nellie’s and READ convenient single serve products (perfect to eat on-the-go!). Sweepstakes will be open June 18 - July 31, 2020.

“Exploring the cuisine of a new location is one of the best parts of a road trip,” said Julia Storie, marketing administrator for Aunt Nellie’s and READ. “Whether you plan to hit the road for a day or a week this summer, READ Salads and Aunt Nellie’s have you covered with delicious recipes for regional favorites from coast-to-coast plus music, games and movies to make it a perfect trip.”

READ Salads and Aunt Nellie’s stress that staying safe to help contain the spread of Covid-19 is still a very important priority. Everyone should follow local rules when it comes to traveling and being out-and-about. Pack plenty of hand sanitizer, stay away from crowds and wear a mask when required.

Aunt Nellie’s® offers six varieties of jarred beets, plus onions, three bean salad, and red cabbage, continuing the success of a dream that started over 90 years ago. Aunt Nellie’s products can be found in stores nationwide and online. The company is named after nationally recognized home economics pioneer, Nellie Kedzie Jones, who was a champion for rural homemakers, bringing them the latest scientific research through her role as state leader of the Wisconsin Home Economics Extension.

READ® Salads offer convenient, ready-to-eat salads that taste like homemade including 3- and 4 Bean Salad and German Potato Salads. They are in the canned vegetable aisle of the supermarket, along with 4-packs of 3 Bean Salad single-serve cups. They provide important nutrients including dietary fiber, folate, potassium, iron, plant-based protein and more. All are shelf-stable and gluten-free. Each is delicious on its own and offers great versatility in hundreds of recipes from delicious breakfast casseroles to hearty soups, stews and snacks. READ Salads can be found at supermarkets and mass retailers across the country.

For more information and recipes, visit and and follow us on Instagram and Facebook @auntnelliesvegetables @readsalads

Spotlighting a heartland favorite, this recipe from the Midwest is indicative of the types of regional cuisine to be featured on the READ & Aunt Nellie’s Summer Road Trip website.

Pulled Pork Sliders with Tangy Red Slaw Makes 6 servings (2 sliders per serving).

For the Slaw:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup finely diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup Aunt Nellie’s® Whole Holland Style Onions, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) Aunt Nellie’s Sweet & Sour Red Cabbage, drained

For slaw, in large bowl combine oil, vinegar, sugar and cayenne pepper; whisk to combine. Add celery, bell pepper, onions and red cabbage; toss to coat.


  • 1 pound pulled pork, heated through
  • 1/4 cup hickory smoked barbecue sauce, heated
  • 12 small pull-apart dinner rolls, split crosswise and lightly toasted

In medium bowl, stir pork and barbecue sauce together. To assemble, spoon pork evenly over bottom half of each roll. Top with slaw and top half of each roll. Serve immediately.

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