Salad Dressings

The key to any good salad recipe is the salad dressing. Balsamic vinegar, red wine vinaigrette, ranch dressing, French dressing, Caesar dressing -- the options are endless. Don't let the salad dressing aisle overwhelm you. You can make homemade salad dressing that's better than bottled dressing using these salad dressing recipes and ideas.

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Little Green Dress Sauce

"Don't let some of the ingredients deter you," Vivian says. "I've knowingly fed this to olive- and anchovy-haters, and everybody wanted more." For a vegetarian version, omit the anchovies.

Tomato-Caper Sauce

Move over, jarred pasta sauce. In only 10 minutes, this combo of canned tomatoes, red wine, herbs, and capers simmers to a rich-bodied sauce for all kinds of culinary uses.

Coconut Curry Sauce

If you frequently order curry dishes, this blender sauce just might rival your favorite takeout.

Verde Simmer Sauce

Freezing sauces, like this Mexican-inspired verde sauce, in individual portions means you pull out only what you need to add to all kinds of recipes.

Chili Crisp with Garlic

If you're a fan of the spicy chili crisp trend, try making your own homemade chili crisp to add to all kinds of dishes. Try adding it to eggs, pasta, sandwiches, veggies, anything you're about to eat that could you a little bit more heat.

Ranch Potato Chip Snack Mix

Make a batch of this homemade snack mix to keep the whole family satisfied. It also makes the perfect food gift for loved ones.

More Salad Dressings

Beurre Blanc

Next time you plan a lobster dinner, make sure to make this delicious beurre blanc ("white butter") to go with it. The buttery white wine sauce is the perfect pairing to your favorite fish and seafood dishes as well as vegetables.

Buttermilk-Miso Ranch

Mild white miso adds a rich, savory note to buttermilk ranch while three kinds of fresh herbs add loads of fresh flavor.