Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Salad Dressing Recipes - Save Money

Looking for ways to save money on your grocery bill? Try making your own salad dressings using food storage ingredients. In addition to saving money, you'll enjoy the convenience, ease of preparation, fresh taste, no added preservatives, all while "rotating" your food storage.

1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 cup salad oil
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup catsup
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon onion salt

Combine all ingredients in quart jar and shake thoroughly. Chill. Shake again before using. Especially good on raw vegetable salad.

1/2 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon celery salt
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 teaspoon onion juice or onion salt
1/4 cup vinegar or lemon juice or a combination of both
1 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon celery seed

1 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/8 teaspoon ground thyme leaves
2 cloves garlic, crushed

Shake all ingredients in tightly covered jar; refrigerate at least 2 hours. Shake before serving. 1 1/2 cups dressing.

1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon celery salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 cup red wine vinegar (or substitute apple cider vinegar)
1 cup vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, minced
Dash Tabasco sauce

Combine ingredients in jar; cover and shake vigorously. Makes 1 1/4 cups.

4 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
4 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon sesame seed oil

Combine all ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate for several hours before serving.

3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated onion
1 cup vegetable (not olive) oil
1 1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds

In small mixing bowl combine all ingredients but oil and poppy seeds; mix thoroughly. While beating, add oil, almost drop by drop at first, then increasing to a small stream. When all oil is added and dressing is thick, add poppy seeds; beat one minute more. Delicious on fresh fruit salad or as a dip for pieces of fresh fruit. Makes 2 cups dressing.

(Delicious served over spinach salads.)

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons minced onion
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Place all ingredients except sesame seeds in blender and mix well. Stir in sesame seeds. Keeps in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Got a favorite salad dressing recipe you'd like to share with us? Either leave it as a comment or email me at preparednessnibblesandbits [at] gmail [dot] com. Thanks!

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