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We love salads. They’re not only good for you, but are easy to fix and can make a satisfying meal, appetizer, or side dish. It’s always good to have a few salad basics on hand because they keep well in the fridge, and will give you the start for a salad or sandwich on the spur of the moment. A head of firm romaine lettuce keeps especially well and will make a crisp foundation for your salad, along with a red onion or a bunch of scallions, a cucumber, head of celery or carrot which can all be chopped up, or grated, and folded into a salad.
There are dozens of prepared salad dressings in the supermarket – including Wishbone Italian which was a childhood favorite of ours – but we’ve gotten accustomed to making our own. Don’t wince. It’s surprisingly easy and will give you a great salad dressing that is homemade (no processing and no additives) and will last a long time in the fridge. You won’t believe how good this vinaigrette salad dressing is! Here are a few of our secret sauces:
This is a homemade salad dressing that’s unbelievably good and surprisingly easy to make. All the ingredients are natural and this salad dressing will last for weeks if not months in the fridge.Get the recipe