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  • 1. The Creative Homemaking Guide to Salad Dressings by Rachel Paxton
  • 2. ABOUT CREATIVE HOMEMAKING:Visit Creative Homemaking for all of your homemaking needs. Creative Homemaking offers money-saving household hints, recipes, tips to organize your home, home decorating, crafts, family fun, andmuch more! For more downloads, visit Creative Homemaking today. You can view these bookletsonline, download them to your computer and print them out, download them and include them on yourown web site, and/or e-mail them to your friends!Available downloads: muffins, quick breads, zucchini, holiday, crock pot, cake, Jello, casserole,zucchini, make-it-yourself household cleaning products, party games and activities for kids.Looking for quick easy dinner ideas? Receive our free weekly newsletter by sending a blank e-mailmessage to or by visiting our web site: Copyright 1998-2001. Creative Homemaking.All rights reserved. This booklet may be freely distributed in its original form. No part of this bookletmay be reproduced in any manner without written permission from Creative Homemaking. Thisbooklet was published by Creative Homemaking, P.O. Box 4340, W. Richland, WA 99353, USA.E-mail:
  • 3. Creamy Garlic & Dill Dressing *1 c. milk1 c. fresh parsley, chopped3 cloves garlic, minced1 c. mayonnaise1 tbsp. dried dill weedSalt and pepperBlend milk, parsley, and garlic in a blender until smooth. Pour milk mixture into a bowl and addmayonnaise, dill weed, salt, and pepper. Whisk until blended.Buttermilk Dressing1/2 c. mayonnaise1/2 c. buttermilk2 cloves garlic, minced1 tbsp. fresh chives, chopped1/4 c. fresh parsley, chopped2 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped finelySalt and pepperRomano-Dill Dressing1 c. mayonnaise2/3 c. milk1/4 c. romano cheese, grated3 cloves garlic, minced1 tbsp. dried dill weedSalt and pepper* All ingredients should just be stirred together unless otherwise noted.Salad Dressing Recipes Page -3-
  • 4. Creamy Italian Dressing1/2 c. mayonnaise1 tbsp. milk1 tbsp. red wine vinegar1/16 tsp. garlic powder1/2 tsp. fresh oregano, chopped1/2 tsp. fresh basil, choppedSalt and pepperCreamy Pesto Dressing1/2 c. fresh basil leaves, chopped1/2 c. mayonnaise1/4 c. sour cream2 tbsp. pine nuts2 tbsp. milk2 tbsp. white wine vinegarSalt and pepper2 cloves garlic, mincedPlace all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.Fresh Basil Dressing1 3/4 c. olive oil1 handful fresh basil leaves, choppedJuice of 1 lemonSalt and pepperBlend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.Salad Dressing Recipes Page -4-
  • 5. Garlic Dressing1 eggSalt and pepper1 tbsp. red wine vinegar5 cloves garlic, minced1 c. olive oil1/4 c. red wine vinegar1/2 c. fresh green herbs (chives, parsley, basil, dill)In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the egg, salt, 1 tbsp. vinegar, and garlic. Whisk in 1/2 c. ofthe olive oil, pouring slowly. After dressing thickens, add the rest of the vinegar and oil, alternating alittle of each at a time. Whisk in the herbs and pepper.Oriental Dressing1/4 c. vegetable oil1 tbsp. oriental sesame oil1 tbsp. rice vinegar1 tbsp. soy sauce1/2 tsp. ground ginger1/2 tsp. sugarCombine oils. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.Sour Cream Dressing1/2 c. sour cream1 tsp. dill weed1 tbsp. cider vinegar1 tsp. sugarSalt and pepperTarragon Dressing3/4 c. olive oilJuice of 1 lemon1 tbsp. red wine vinegar1 tbsp. mustard2 cloves garlic, minced1/2 tsp. fresh tarragon, finely choppedSalt and pepperSalad Dressing Recipes Page -5-
  • 6. Balsamic Vinaigrette1/2 c. olive oil1 tsp. sugar1/2 c. balsamic vinegar1 garlic clove, mincedSalt and pepperBleu Cheese Dressing2 c. sour cream1 c. bleu cheese, crumbledSalt and pepperJuice of 1/2 lemon1/4 c. fresh chives, choppedRanch Dressing2 tsp. onion, minced1/8 tsp. garlic powder1 tbsp. dried parsley1 c. mayonnaise1 c. buttermilkIn a medium-sized bowl, mix together mayonnaise and buttermilk. Stir in remaining ingredients.Vinegar & Oil Salad Dressing1/2 c. olive oilRed wine vinegarSalt and pepperPlace olive oil in a small bowl. Add vinegar until desired taste is achieved. Add salt and pepper.Salad Dressing Recipes Page -6-
  • 7. Lemon Vinaigrette2 1/2 tsp. lemon juice1/2 tsp. lemon peel, grated1 tsp. sherry vinegar1 garlic clove, minced3 tbsp. olive oilSaltIn a small bowl, mix together lemon juice, lemon peel, vinegar, salt, and garlic. Whisk in olive oil.Lemon-Dill Dressing1 c. sour cream2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice2 tsp. sugar1/2 tsp. fresh dillSalt and pepperMustard Vinaigrette1/4 tsp. fresh tarragon, chopped1 1/2 tbsp. sherry vinegar1 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard2 tbsp. sour cream6 tbsp. olive oilSaltIn a small bowl, mix together vinegar, salt, mustard, tarragon, and sour cream. Whisk in olive oil.Celery Buttermilk Dressing2 c. celery, thinly sliced3/4 c. buttermilk1/4 c. mayonnaise1 tsp. fresh oregano, choppedPepper1 clove garlic, mincedProcess all ingredients in a blender until smooth. If desired, dressing can be pressed through a strainerto remove the remaining celery pieces.Salad Dressing Recipes Page -7-
  • 8. Lemon-Garlic Dressing1/3 c. olive oil2 tbsp. lemon juice1 clove garlic, minced1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce1/4 tsp. dry mustardCucumber Dressing3 medium cucumbers2 small onions1/4 c. sugar1/4 c. lemon juice1/4 tsp. garlic powder2 tbsp. worcestershire sauce1 quart mayonnaiseProcess cucumbers and onions in a food processor. Stir in sugar lemon juice, garlic powder, andworcestershire sauce. In a medium-sized bowl, combine cucumber mixture and mayonnaise.Yogurt & Bleu Cheese Dressing1/2 c. plain yogurt2 tbsp. olive oilJuice of 1 lemon1 clove garlic, minced1 to 2 ounces bleu cheese, crumbledMix all ingredients in a blender.Roquefort Vinaigrette2 to 3 ounces roquefort cheese6 tbsp. olive oil2 tbsp. sour cream4 tsp. sherry vinegarSaltCombine cheese, sour cream, and vinegar in a blender. Stir in olive oil and add salt.Salad Dressing Recipes Page -8-
  • 9. Roquefort Dressing8 ounces roquefort cheese1 13-ounce can evaporated milk1 quart mayonnaise2 garlic cloves, mincedCombine roquefort cheese and milk in a saucepan. Cook, stirring, over low heat until cheese melts.Add mayonnaise and garlic. Cover and refrigerate to blend flavors.Caesar Dressing3 tbsp. sour cream1 egg, slightly beaten1 tsp. garlic saltPepper3 tbsp. olive oil2 tsp. white wine vinegarParsley-Lime Dressing1/4 c. olive oil1/2 c. lime juice1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped1/4 tsp. fresh oregano, choppedSalt and pepperOregano Vinaigrette1 tbsp. red wine vinegar2 tsp. lemon juice1 clove garlic, minced1/2 tsp. fresh oregano, choppedSalt and pepper1/4 c. olive oilSalad Dressing Recipes Page -9-
  • 10. French Dressing1 c. sugar1/2 c. red wine vinegar1 c. olive oil1 tsp. garlic salt1/2 tsp. paprikaPepper2 tsp. onion, minced1 (18-oz.) bottle catsupCombine all ingredients in a blender.Blue Cheese Vinaigrette1/4 c. olive oil1/4 c. red wine vinegar1 clove garlic, minced2 ounces blue cheeseIn a small bowl, mix together olive oil, vinegar, and garlic. Crumble bleu cheese into the bowl and mixwell.Mustard Dressing1/4 c. vegetable oil1 tbsp. red-wine vinegar1 tbsp. dijon mustard1 tbsp. fresh chives, choppedSalt and pepperSalad Dressing Recipes Page -10-