what to do with green goddess dressing… {right this minute}

How to make fresh ranch dressing rebecca Gordon Buttermilk Lipstickthe 411

created in the 1920’s at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco
early versions made use of tarragon, chives & chervil w/ a tang from sour cream
feel free to substitute w/ herbs growing rampant in your own garden
… & the buttermilk was a natural sub for me

Rebecca GordonBasil Green Goddess Dressing
makes 2 cups

1 1/3 cups mayonnaise
1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves
a handful of fresh parsley leaves
4 green onions, sliced
the juice of a lemon
2 small garlic cloves, pressed
3 Tbsp whole buttermilk
2 tsp anchovy paste

pulse all ingredients in a food processor until thoroughly blended
{about a minute or so}
season generously w/ kosher salt & pepper to taste

{considered by some to be the original ranch dressing}

what to do with it

over salad greens

on a BLT

make an easy chicken salad w/ shredded smoked chicken
celery & radishes… add some parsley leaves to make it pretty
combine w/ shredded cabbage for an effortless cole slaw & top w/ blue cheese

the pasta i’m going to share w/ you tomorrow… i think you’re going to like it

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Be sweet.

About Rebecca

Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Southern College Football Fanatic * SEC Tailgate Strategist * Southern Recipe Writer... & Sometimes Novelist * Half-Hour Hostess * Media Personality * Houndstooth Hound Owner * Small Town Dreamer * Big Idea Doer * 3rd Generation Pimiento Cheese Fixer * Casserole Maker * Budweiser Drinker * Bourbon Cocktail Sipper * Peanut Butter Love Affair * Calorie Burner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer ...but doesn't care

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