Homemade Salad Dressings~

The summer season is upon us. I am so excited to see how my garden grows. My lettuce is ready for picking. So we are going to have a lot of fresh veggies If you don't have a garden the farmer's markets will be cheap for everything is in season~now is the time to buy fresh produce. 
Here are some wonderful Homemade Dressing Recipes: Enjoy!

 Try one of these recipes and you won't go back to store-bought salad dressings again!
Creamy Garlic and Dill Dressing
1 cup milk
1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tbsp. dried dill weed
Salt and pepper

Blend milk, parsley, and garlic in a blender until smooth. Pour milk mixture into a bowl and add mayonnaise, dill weed, salt, and pepper. Whisk until blended.
Fresh Basil Dressing
1 3/4 cups olive oil
1 handful fresh basil leaves, chopped
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt and pepper

Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
Oriental Dressing
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tbsp. oriental sesame oil
1 tbsp. rice vinegar
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp. sugar

Combine oils. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
Balsamic Vinaigrette
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
Salt and pepper

Blend ingredients, mixing well.
Ranch Dressing
2 tsp. onion minced
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1 tbsp. dried parsley
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup buttermilk

In a medium-sized bowl, mix together mayonnaise and buttermilk. Stir in remaining ingredients.
Cucumber Dressing
3 medium cucumbers
2 small onions
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1-quart mayonnaise

Process cucumbers and onions in a food processor. Stir in sugar, lemon juice, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce. In a medium-sized bowl, combine cucumber mixture and mayonnaise


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