Category: Salad dressings

Jan 07

Catalina Dressing

I love making my own salad dressings, and this is now one of our favorites. They are so quick and easy to prepare, and it’s so easy to change-up the ingredients to suit your family’s taste. If you are not using white sugar you can try honey or maple syrup. Instead of red wine vinegar …

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Sep 29

Greek Yogurt Caesar Dressing

Easy, delicious, and healthy. Greek yogurt replaces the egg yolk, but supplies richness and tang to the dressing. I had never purchased anchovies before and was hesitant to believe all the chefs that claim they add depth and complexity to a dish without a fishy taste. Once I realized they were an ingredient in Caesar …

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Jul 15

Classic Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette is simple, fresh, and delicious. It is a basic vinaigrette that can be prepared according to your family’s taste by using a different vinegar, adding garlic, or a different kind of mustard. I love how simple a vinaigrette or salad dressing is to prepare with the items I already have in my pantry. …

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Apr 20

Cucumber-Basil Dressing

There are many ways to make this cool and refreshing dressing. I like this one when paired with fresh tomatoes, because you get a little crunch from the cucumber slices. Now that summer is close and the tomatoes will be juicy and delicious, serve a platter of fresh tomatoes slices dressed with Cucumber-Basil dressing at …

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Mar 14

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Easy homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing when you don’t have a packet of Hidden Valley in the cabinet. Once again you can play around with the spices, or substitute greek yogurt or sour cream for some of the mayonnaise. Enjoy! 1 C. mayonnaise 2/3 C. buttermilk 1/4 tsp. white vinegar 1 tsp. parsley 1/8 t. dill …

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Nov 10

Zesty Italian Dressing

Italian salad dressing is one of my favorites. I wanted to make it myself so I could control the ingredients. I found this great recipe at and loved it. The plus is there is no sugar added, and I can limit the amount of salt used. It’s quick, easy, and delicious. Enjoy! 1 C. …

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Mar 18

Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is a great salad dressing that is quick to make, and you might just have all the ingredients already in your pantry. Feel free to use this as a marinade for grilling also. Enjoy! 1/2 C. balsamic vinegar 2 Tbsp. firmly packed brown sugar 2 Tbsp. stone-ground mustard 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. …

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