Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing (no link, recipe follows) This recipe comes from Southern Living, and I have used it for years. It is amazingly good, and makes "fruit" based salads (strawberry, peaches, etc added to your salad greens) taste so good. My favorite is to use spinach, strawberries, and a tiny bit of red onion. It is not a heavy dressing that will weigh down your salad. The taste is light and refreshing! • 2/3 cup vegetable oil • 1/2 cup sugar • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice • 1…
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The BEST Ranch Dressing! 1 c. sour cream 1/2 c. buttermilk (add 1-1/2 tsp. vinegar to milk to equal 1/2 c. if you can't find real buttermilk) 1 TB. lemon juice 1 large garlic clove, minced 1 TB. dried parsley, or 3 TB. chopped fresh 1/2 tsp. onion powder 3/4 tsp. sea salt (or to taste) 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1/8-1/4 tsp. dried dill (to taste) or 1 tsp. fresh. If you like it thicker, add buttermilk in batches to other liquids
Lemon & Olive Oil Dressing - an easy, healthy favorite - put 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil into a jam jar w/ a pinch of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Squeeze in the juice of 1 lemon. Put the lid on the jar and shake well.
Avocado dressing for tacos or enchiladas (or everything!)...1 large avocado 1 Tablespoon + 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup greek yogurt 1 teaspoon hot sauce 1/4 extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves 3/4 teaspoon salt
Perfect Caesar Dressing Recipe 2 tbsp mayo 2 tsp Dijon mustard 2 lg garlic cloves, pressed 1/2 C lemon juice (about 3 lemons) 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 cups mild olive oil 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese Combine in food processor, adding oil in steady stream while blending.
Tomato Cucumber Onion Summer Salad INGREDIENTS: 4 medium tomatoes diced or sliced the way you want them 2 medium cucumbers, peeled & sliced 2 onions, sliced and separated into rings 2 Tbsp. Vinegar 1/4 c. Olive Oil 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 2 tsp. minced fresh parsley Marinate 2 hrs. prior to serving
Simple Summer Cucumber, Onion and Tomato Salad - A favorite simple salad in the summer featuring garden fresh cucumbers and tomatoes, red or sweet onion and dressed in a simple vinegar and olive oil dressing and freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
Summer Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette (Now that i've done it, easy and yummy salad! Don't really even need a dressing because the juices from the fruit liven the whole salad up and make it not dry! very pretty for a dinner)
EASY HOMEMADE FLOUR TORTILLAS... 3 cups flour 1 tsp. salt 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 cup warm water Combine all the flour, salt, vegetable oil, and water until it forms a dough. Roll the dough into a big ball and take about an 1 to 2 inch pieces off. Pat the dough flat with your hands or take a rolling pin and roll into circles. Put the dough on a flat pan on the stove and let the sides cook until there are little brown specks on both sides like you would see on other tortillas.