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Creamy Gorgonzola Dressing

7/14/2004 meps 0

This reminds me of the time when my mother first got a food processor. One of the first recipes she discovered for her new toy was blue cheese dressing. For months, every salad we ate […]

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Fruit and basil salad dressing

7/25/2007 meps 0

This is a great dressing for a green summer salad, or a sweet chicken salad. 1/4 C fresh basil 2 nectarines or peaches, peeled, pitted, and coarsely chopped 1 C yogurt (you can substitute sour […]

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Parmesan-peppercorn salad dressing

6/21/2007 meps 0

OK, I admit it. I’m tired of vinaigrettes! Time to develop some creamy dressings…I came up with this one based on some searches I did for “sour cream salad dressing” and “sour cream ranch dressing.” […]

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Poppy Seed Dressing

7/14/2004 meps 0

Combine the following in a blender: 3/4 C sugar 1 t salt 1 t dry mustard 1-1/2 T onion juice or grated onion 1/3 C vinegar Gradually add 1 C salad oil (not olive) and […]

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Poppy Seed Dressing (no sugar)

11/29/2006 meps 0

1/2 C plain yogurt 2 T orange juice 2 t poppy seeds, toasted in a dry skillet for a couple of minutes 1/2 t cider vinegar Dash of black pepper Whisk all ingredients together in […]

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Real Ranch Dressing

9/27/2013 meps 0

I’ve always been mystified by ranch dressing. What exactly is in those mysterious packets and bottles that are labeled “ranch?” This is a lot more work to create, but now I know what ranch dressing […]

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Red Hot Dressing for Thai Beef Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

Lemon or lime juice Garlic Nam pla (Thai fish sauce) Soy sauce Worcestershire sauce Sugar Prepared mustard (optional) Hot pepper flakes or hot sauce Salad oil I never seem to measure salad dressing ingredients, so […]

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Toasted sesame vinaigrette

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/2 C rice or white wine vinegar 2 T salad oil 2 t toasted sesame seeds 1 t honey 1 t tamari 1/2 t sesame oil dash red pepper

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Vinaigrette

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C safflower oil 1/2 C sherry wine vinegar 1/2 C water 3 T Dijon mustard 1/2 t finely minced onion or garlic 1 T sugar salt and pepper

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Wilted Lettuce Dressing

7/14/2004 meps 0

(from Sharon Stellrecht — often made when Dave grows too much lettuce) Dice 4 slices of bacon and fry until crisp. (if you like your bacon bits crisp, remove them now and add back when […]