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I can’t remember the last time I bought salad dressing! This blue cheese salad dressing is so easy and inexpensive to mix up at home. This is a delicious adaptation from a recipe in The Complete Tightwad Gazette (page 231)

Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

This recipes was originally published in February 2012.

Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

  • 1/2 cup mayo (homemade)
  • 1/4 cup cream or buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar or kombucha (omit if using buttermilk)
  • 3 tbsp Clabber Cheese* (substitute cottage cheese or sour cream)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder, or use 1 to 2 cloves fresh minced garlic to taste
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1+ ounces blue cheese crumbles

Gently combine all ingredients. Place in fridge and allow flavors to meld for an hour to two. Enjoy on salad, as a dip, or with hot wings.

*What is Clabber Cheese? Learn how to make this in the Cultured Dairy and Basic Cheese eCourse from Traditional Cooking School, or for a basic description see this post.


Ranch Variation

It is so simple to make a tasty and healthy ranch dressing at home! Simply follow the recipe above, but omit the blue cheese crumbles and add 1 teaspoon of dried dill weed.


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