Betty Jo Johnson, a native of Florence, Alabama, was never wealthy in terms of finances, but was rich in the love of her seven daughters. A talent that was undeniable for Betty Jo was her ability to cook. In the kitchen, she would conjure up delicious delicacies. Among them was a fabulous homemade recipe for hot slaw. It tastes so good it can be placed on anything. The recipe became so popular that local residents requested the slaw by the jar. Some loved it so much that it was ordered by the case.