New lead characters in a traditional side dish Made this twice now, it went over bigger with the relatives than I anticipated. A nice change to the run-of-the-mill cole slaw mom has been making for the past 25 Thanksgiving dinners. They had a hard time guessing the ingredients, but were plesantly surprised. Everyone wanted a link to this recipe. Pros: Pears are upstaged too often by apples in the fall. This is a recipe tailored just for them. Cons: You'll probably have more celery root than you need.