Category Archives: Salad Dressings

Jeanette’s Salad Dressing

Who is/was Jeanette? I have no idea, and, sadly, I neglected to note where I came across this interesting take on the classic French dressing, so… Thanks, Jeanette, whomever and wherever you may be, you make a fine salad dressing. … Continue reading

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Black Bean Taco Salad

Today, we’re paying another visit to Nellie and Joe’s Famous Key Lime Juice. Yesterday, I adapted a recipe from their web site to make a very nice marinade for shrimp (it’ll work a treat on chicken and fish, too); and … Continue reading

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Parfait! Thousand Island Dressing – HoJo’s Style!

I have published several Thousand Island Salad Dressing recipes, here, here, and here, for a start, so, why revisit the concept? I mean, I already have a recipe I consider to be The Best, but then… I came across Ask … Continue reading

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Swiss Style Salad Dressing

I came across a discussion on the interwebs of a Swiss version of the traditional French Salad Dressing (not my creamier, tomato-y version) – made with mustard. The notes I found said that a brown mustard would be more traditionally … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad With Blue Cheese and TWO(!) Dressings

We love asparagus; roasted, grilled, steamed, or, as here, blanched, then tossed into ice water to lock in that lovely green color, then dried and tossed in a salad – preferably with some blue cheese and thinly sliced red onion … Continue reading

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Broccoli and Date Salad

I was looking for a salad to make for Thanksgiving. It needed to be “special” because of the day, but I wanted to try to keep it light-ish, because of all the other food. Then, going through my pantry (oh, … Continue reading

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Sweet Chili Sauce With Grilled Halloumi

Most of us have our go-to chef resources; my sister is currently relying on Giada and the barefoot contessa. I tend to bounce around a bit, lately coming to appreciate Giada’s work, also lately coming into a deep respect and … Continue reading

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Besterer! Southwestern Ranch Dressing/Dip/Sauce

So, YEH, I realize that close to three years ago or so, I posted  about the “Best” ranch dressing – and, YEH, it WAS, AT THE TIME. But, now? I’ve been on the hunt for a mostly REAL, no extra … Continue reading

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Broccoli & Cauliflower Salad

I came across the base recipe for this fine winter salad on the Taste of Home web site, and was kinda impressed by how little sugar was added to the dressing, and how the author refrained from adding shredded cheese … Continue reading

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Simple (and Better!) Ranch Dressing

I’ve posted a very good, from scratch, Ranch Dressing recipe – with just the right amount of dill added – in my mebbe not so humble opinion; but sometimes, you are stuck with just a packet of salad dressing mix. … Continue reading

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