Note: If you prefer, you can blanch the vegetables in boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes to take the edge off the crunchiness (especially for the cauliflower (that's why I suggest cutting it real small). Then drain the vegetables well in a colander over a bowl. I like the salad crunchy, besides it will get a little less so after a couple of days (if it lasts that long) in the refrigerator.
to equal 1/2 cup sugar sweetness
(this is optional...but the sweet taste is popular in this)