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Monday, August 22, 2011

Buttermilk Herb Dressing and Dip

We eat a lot of salad in my family.  I think it's because I grew up with a salad (usually pretty simple) with almost every dinner.  We always ate the salad with our favorite bottled dressings--Ranch, Italian, Bleu Cheese all graced our table.  And although I'm okay with bottled salad dressing every once in a while, I just have a hard time buying them with all of that extra nonsense put into processed food these days.  I absolutely love Ranch dressing, but rarely eat it at home, instead settling for quick homemade vinaigrettes.  Now, don't get me wrong--I love a great honey mustard dressing made at home, but sometimes you just need a creamy Ranch-style dressing.

I came across this recipe at a friend's house.  She served a salad with this dressing on the side, and we all loved it.  I asked for the recipe, and she provided.  I adapted it a little for what I had in the house and to make it more herby, but it really is a keeper!  We ate some of it the first night it was made, and it was good, but wait a day, and the dressing will thicken up and all of the flavors will meld into a "Ranch dressing" that beats the bottle hands-down.

Buttermilk Herb Dressing and Dip

1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 medium cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbl red onion, soaked in cold water for about 10 minutes and finely minced (or 1 large shallot)
1/2-3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/8 tsp curry powder
1 Tbl fresh basil, minced
1 Tbl fresh thyme, minced
1 Tbl fresh dill, minced

Place all ingredients in a jar or other tall container with a lid and shake until mixed completely.  Store in the refrigerator for a few hours and up to three days.  Taste for salt before using.

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Cheryl and Adam @ pictureperfectmeals.com August 22, 2011 at 12:26 PM  

Homemade dressings are so much better than anything we have ever bought in the store, all that chemistry in the mass produced brands alter the taste so much! This is a nice Ranch, thanks!

Peggy August 23, 2011 at 9:45 PM  

I just love the picture for this!

I've made my own buttermilk ranch dressing a couple of times, and can you believe that I never have put it on a salad? Always just pork chops!

Definitely going to have to give this one a go, and actually put it on some greens =)

Katie @ This Chick Cooks August 24, 2011 at 3:40 PM  

Yum! That homemade ranch looks delicious!

Rita August 27, 2011 at 6:10 AM  

Love the name of your blog; buttermilk in a dressig is fantastic.

Katherine Martinelli November 6, 2011 at 5:38 AM  

Yum, this dressing looks right up my alley! I am bookmarking it. Thanks so much for linking up at my salad blog hop!

Eomniscient December 2, 2011 at 1:41 AM  

Thanks for an amazing recipe, love your blog
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