I haven’t bought a bottle of salad dressing since the Clinton administration.
Not when it is so much easier, tastier, healthier and less expensive to make them on your own.
Here’s a simple one to start with that will transform your salads instantly. All you need is a jar with a lid or some sort of dressing-making vehicle. Mine is from the last Pampered Chef party I went to at the same time I bought that last bottled dressing.
(Use these measurements as a guide–make it your own.)
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 lemon, juiced
1/4 c. (or so) olive oil
Kosher salt and pepper
1.) Plop a spoonful of mustard in the jar. Juice the lemon over top. Add the olive oil. Season with a generous amount of salt and pepper to taste.
2.) Shake or mix well.
3.) Serve over a salad or with a straw. It’s that good.
©2013 Tracey Henry
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