The Finest Salad Dressing...
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Life is a bit crazy right now, what with 2 houses and jobs and laundry and well you get the picture.
This weekend has been painting and pruning and then tomorrow it is a return to "work" which will be nice, a bit of a rest actually!
But we still must eat and I found this salad dressing recipe in one of my books, it caught my eye because of two ingredients: bay leaves and bitters. I have a fondness for unusual ingredients and bitters really fills that bill.
If you have made a jar of my version of Penzy's Bay Leaf Seasoning. you could substitute 1/2 t for the crumbled bay leaves. The preparations are very easy, throw it all into a jar, and shake. You will notice that I did show my batch had some small lumps from the mayo, but rest assured they do not detract from the flavor or anything else!
The Finest Salad Dressing
adapted from: The Melting Pot, Food From Many Lands
Height Cooperative Nursery School, November 1961
Combine all ingredients and shake well:
1 c oil
1/4 c vinegar
2 T mayonnaise
1 t sugar
1/2 t salt
1/2 t MSG - I did not use
2 bay leaves gently crushed
1/8 - 1/4 t garlic powder - I used 1/8 t
pinch of oregano
dash of Angostura Bitters
Truth in blogging: next time I will blend the mayo with a touch of the oil so it is lump-free. But even with lumps, this dressing tasted great!
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