Thursday, January 15, 2009
Salads and Such~
We really like salads and most of the time we just eyeball EVOO,balsamic..salt and pepper and a touch of sugar.
I think I like my dressings sweet apart from Caesar Salad.
And we really don't like bottled dressing and never buy it.
My favorite standby to have in the fridge is the trusted poppy seed dressing which goes so well with shaved fennel that we favor.
It's just got such a little kick to it..
Poppy Seed Dressing~
One-third cup cider vinegar
One-half teaspoon salt
One-half cup sugar
One teaspoon dry mustard
One cup vegetable oil..I use 3/4 EVOO ..
In a Bain~ Marie warm sugar and vinegar.... until sugar is melted.. add mustard.
Place in a blender slowly drizzle the EVOO..add salt..
and blend..I stir in the poppy seeds.
Loads of variations on the above..Different vinegars..+or -sugar..
Love it with Soinach and Strawberries.