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Ruined balsamic salad dressing, how to recover?

My favorite balsamic salad dressing seems to have been discontinued, so I decided to make my own. In doing so I added far, far too much xanthan gum and am now left with 350ml of oily herbed balsamic ...
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How to adjust this salad dressing recipe to extend storage life?

Following this question: How long will this homemade vinaigrette salad dressing keep in the fridge? Which of these adjustments will prolong storage life to a significant extent? remove garlic add ...
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Can I keep home-made salad dressing un-refrigerated? [duplicate]

My salad dressing has extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), raspberry wine vinegar, chives, sugar, salt & pepper, lemon juice and lemon zest. Can I keep it un-refrigerated for 18 hours?
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Can salad dressing be made with coconut oil?

Can salad dressing be made with coconut oil? Does one need to blend it to homogenize it? Will coagulation of occur afterwards?At room temperature, coconut oil is not liquid like vegetable oils.
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How long will a Thai dressing keep in the fridge?

I use a dressing made from: 60ml fish sauce juice of 1 or 2 limes 1 tbsp caster sugar 1 clove of garlic 3 fresh red chillis How long will this keep safely in the fridge? I have reviewed the answer ...
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Homemade Dressing [duplicate]

I made a homemade pasta salad dressing. These are the ingredients: - Mayo - Sour Cream - Fresh Lemon Juice - Dried herbs/spices I'm just wondering if mixing the lemon juice together with sour cream ...
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How to thicken salad dressing

I try to maintain a low fat low sodium diet. I have a homemade salad dressing that I like and is light on oil: 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar juice from 1 lemon 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon Dijon ...
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Is it necessary to keep vinaigrette in refrigerator? [duplicate]

I made vinaigrette which is composed of red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and sugar. Does this need to be refrigerated, or is it safe to leave it out of the fridge?
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How to thin Ranch dressing?

I found a recipe online for Ranch dressing that uses mayonnaise, sour cream, and buttermilk. The ratio of these ingredients are to my like (tastes good enough). However, I'd like the dressing to be a ...
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Can crockpot chicken be made with wet ranch dressing, instead of dry?

I am trying to make a recipe like this one, Crock Pot Creamy Ranch Chicken, but I do not have dry ranch dressing. Will it still work if I use ranch dressing from a bottle instead? Would I need to ...
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How do I choose to avoid brown stringy fibres in avocado?

How do I choose to avoid brown stringy fibres in avocado? The brown stringy fibres in avocado taste not good and looks not good when there are brown stringy fibres, especially making avocado ...
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How to keep shallots from overpowering vinegarettes

Most recipes call for minced shallot in a basic vinegarette. However, whenever I use it, the taste of shallot overpowers everything else in the dressing, leaving an aftertaste that usually lasts ...
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Why did my vinaigrette congeal?

I was making a vinaigrette to marinate some tomatoes, and it congealed to the consistency of a pudding. It is the first time I have tried this recipe. I whisked it all together, then left it on the ...
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Greece salad dressing stay good in the fridge? [duplicate]

How long will homemade Greece salad dressing stay good in the fridge? with garlic, extra olive oil, sea salt, lemon juice, oregano dried and basil dry and wine vinegar.. if I made like 2 liters for ...
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How long can a vinaigrette last if emulsified with raw egg?

Started a new job and walked in to some vinaigrettes that are 2-4 weeks old, some of which contain raw egg. Obviously, I'm a little concerned. How long can a vinny last with raw egg?
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How to taste a real ranch dressing outisde of the US

When I have been to the South Carolina, US, I fell in love with the popular american Ranch dressing. As an foreigner, I do not know much about this dressing, its origin and sorts, and never bought it ...
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Effect of the type of oil on a vinaigrette's texture?

When I prepare vinaigrette, I always use the same basic technique: first the vinegar (or another acid liquid like lemon juice), some salt, a spoonful of Dijon mustard and then I add oil little by ...
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Replicating Good Seasons brand Italian salad dressing dry mix

I use the dry mix in a ranch chicken recipe. I would like to make my own version from scratch. How would I go about trying to duplicate there recipe so to speak? I've looked at the list of ingredients ...
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For salad dressings, replacing mustard with lecithin as an emulsifier?

So every time I make a salad dressing, I can't help but rely on mustard (or sometimes mayonnaise) to emulsify the mixture. However, oftentimes, I don't want mustard as part of the flavor profile of ...
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Emulsifying ingredients for vinaigrettes

My weekday vinaigrette recipe goes something like: 1 part olive oil 1.5-2 parts seasoned rice vinegar dollop of Dijon mustard put into sealed container, shake, pour This emulsifies nicely thanks to ...
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How should I store homemade salad dressing?

I have a recipe for a homemade salad dressing, with the following ingredients: 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon dry mustard 2 teaspoons celery seed 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup ...
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How can I add a savory note to (or otherwise improve) a sweet, cream based salad dressing?

I recently purchased a cream based salad dressing and it is VERY sweet with an aftertaste, what can I add to make make it more savory and just make it taste better? I love salad and my veggies are ...
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Name of the sauce/salad eaten with roast dinners up north UK

Its a sauce that contains lettuce and vinegar to eat with roast dinner and can be eaten with chips and cold meat in Newcastle, UK.
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What is the difference between normal oils and cooking oils?

I am not proficient in cooking but I have one question which I am not able to figure out. I have read on internet some oils should be used for dressing, other for cooking. But to me, they all look ...
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Basil Pesto Vinaigrette - what kind of vinegar?

I have had this amazing pesto vinaigrette at a local restaurant recently, and I have been trying recreate it in my home quickly and easily. I know the best way to do it would be from scratch, but does ...
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Is storing homeade dressing with garlic powder safe?

I would like to make a salad dressing with apple cider vinegar, evoo, maple syrup, mustard, onion and garlic powder, cayenne, and italian seasoning. I know nothing about food safety, is it safe to ...
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What is the shelf life of my home made coleslaw dressing?

I made about a gallon of dressing today from Kraft mayo, apple cider vinegar, and sugar. What is the shelf life of this? Also, what is the shelf life of balsamic vinegar, salad oil, garlic, honey, ...
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Salad dressing- does it go bad fast if it is creamed in a blender?

I made a salad dressing with these ingredents: 1 cup olive oil 1/2 cup Tahini 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 Juice of a lemon 4 garlic cloves 6 basil leaves 1 handful of parsley 2 ...
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How to thicken bleu cheese dressing?

I tried this bleu cheese dressing: http://www.laurainthekitchen.com/all/episode.php?episodenumber=422&screen=2&sortby=a. It turned out good (not sure if I'd call it great), but it was a bit ...
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Can I use distilled white vinegar instead of white wine vinegar when making my own dressing for gifts?

I am making my own flavored vinegar for the first time and most of the recipes call fro white wine vinegar but it's hard to find and expensive. Would white distilled be okay?
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Benefits of vinaigrette vs. pouring oil and vinegar separately on salad?

I was reading Essentials of classic Italian cooking by Marcella Hazan where I noticed she first pours a lot of olive oil to "protect the salad" from the vinegar as it prevents the acid from doing its "...
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How to bottle your own homemade salad dressing

I would like to bottle my homemade dressing. The main ingredients are olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, lemon and dijon mustard. Once it is bottled, is there a processing time as there is with ...
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How long would you keep this Caesar dressing?

My Caesar dressing contains the following: mayonnaise, parmesan cheese, lemon juice, worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, fresh ground pepper. How long do you think I should I keep it before I pitch ...
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French dressing will not blend or mix to be creamy

I make a french dressing > I blend using a milk shake mixer. Usually as I add the oil, sugar and vinegar it mixes up to a very nice creamy thick dressing. Lately it will not thicken up and stays very ...
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Help me duplicate Potbelly's fat-free vinaigrette

Can anyone help me duplicate Potbelly Sandwich Works' fat-free vinaigrette dressing? I'm NOT a cook, so I have no idea where to start. It's fairly clear, somewhat sweet, and based on the lack of "...
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Sesame soy vinegarette

There is a restaurant called Merci Mon Ami in Toronto and they had a really good salad dressing. I don't live in the area anymore, so I want to try to make it myself. The only thing I know about it ...
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How to preserve home-made salad dressing, without using bad preservatives? [closed]

I want to start making my own salad dressing because I don't like all of the stuff they put in processed food. However, I still would like my dressings to last more than just a few days in the fridge. ...
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Why would a blended salad dressing change its color?

Yesterday evening we had a barbecue and I made a tomato/mozzarella salad. Since I couldn't find my dressing shaker, I used my hand blender (an ESGE M180S, in case it matters). I got my dressing as ...
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How long will homemade salad dressing stay good in the fridge?

How long can I keep salad dressings that I made? Since this is probably affected by what it's made up of, let's say we're talking about different salad dressings made from a combination of the ...
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Why did my vinaigrette emulsify so quickly?

When I make salad dressing, I usually don't expect my vinaigrette to emulsify particularly well. I don't do any of the steps described in this question about vinaigrette emulsification, such as ...
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Need to refrigerate vinaigrette?

I've made a red-wine vinaigrette dressing using olive oil (which makes up the majority of the dressing), red wine, garlic, and basil. My problem is that whenever I take it out of the refrigerator, ...
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what is the purpose of adding oil to balsamic vinaigrette slowly?

I've been making a lot of vinaigrette dressing lately. Julia Child and Emeril both say that you need to mix up everything but the olive oil, then add the olive oil in slowly (ideally drop by drop) ...
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How long can i keep home made caesar dressing?

The dressing contains raw eggs, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, Worcestershire, mustard, salt and pepper. How long can I keep it in the fridge in a airtight container?
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What seasonings give ranch dressing its distinctive flavor?

I've always wondered this. Is there a collective set of seasonings that equal "ranch"?
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Types of vinegars used for salads

I was told by someone that rice vinegar was not suitable to be used in a salad dressing. Can only certain types of vinegars be used for salads?