Salad Dressings Essay

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Vinaigrette Dressings * One of the most common types of salad dressings available, vinaigrettes combine vinegar and oil in its most simple form, with herbs and spices added for flavor. For example; adding garlic, oregano, parsley, basil and lemon juice turns it into an Italian dressing. Other vinaigrettes use different types of vinegar such as balsamic, a dark vinegar made from grape juice. Likewise, a red wine vinaigrette combines red wine vinegar with olive oil and optional herbs and spices. Other common vinaigrettes include Greek dressing and raspberry vinaigrette.
Creamy Dressings * Mayonnaise is the base for the most-known creamy dressings, such as Caesar, blue cheese and ranch dressings. According to Slate Magazine, ranch
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Finally, butter is stirred in before placing the whole mixture in the fridge to chill. Caesar salad is also considered a cooked salad when you use the coddled eggs, which have been simmered briefly in hot water.
Tuna Dish Salad In Cucumber Boats W/ Ravigote Dressing Tuna Fish salad is a hearty and satisfying dish for the main course of a luncheon. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and hollow out the centers to hold the tuna fish. Place the cucumbers in ice water until needed. Marinate (#) two cupfuls of tuna fish with French Dressing. Before serving the fish, mix three hard-cooked eggs and one cupful of diced celery with it. Place in the cucumber boats. Then pour over it a Ravigote Dressing.
(#) To marinate, mix a french dressing of twelve tablespoons (three-quarters of a cup) of Oil, three tablespoons of vinegar, one teaspoon of salt and one-quarter teaspoon of pepper. Mix this thoroughly with the salad ingredients and let stand in the refrigerator for several hours.
Parmesan Tuna Sandwiches
12 oz. can chunk tuna, drained
1 red bell pepper, chopped
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp. sour cream
2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. dried basil leaves dash pepper

Combine tuna, bell pepper, and green onions in medium bowl. In small bowl, combine cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, lemon juice, and basil leaves and blend well. Add to tuna mixture

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