Food 12 Red and Pink Cocktails Perfect for Valentine’s Day

19:52  14 january  2022
19:52  14 january  2022 Source:   tasteofhome.com

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Blue cheese dressing can go on top of a simple spinach salad, its signature soulmate buffalo wings, or even as a french fry dip. For a condiment this versatile, it needs to be both classically all-purpose in taste and spiked with a little je ne sais quoi.

For this version, we’re going beyond the age-old triple threat of mayo, sour cream, and buttermilk and diving deep into the nuanced tangs of three more ingredients: lemon, Dijon, and MSG. Worry not—if you have a fear of trying new things, you can omit these additions for a more bare-bones creamy goodness. But until you taste it, you won’t know what you’re missing. Lemon zest provides brightness while lemon juice gives balance to the richness with a taming acidity. Dijon mustard adds a subtle layer of richness—like one would find in more aged cheeses—without adding actual fat. MSG adds umami-rich tangy saltiness that is reminiscent of ranch dressing.

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Curiously, I’ve discovered that the cheaper and less fancy blue cheese, the better the results. If you give this blue cheese dressing a try, drop us a comment down below and let us know your thoughts!

Yields: 1 cup

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • 1/4 c.


  • 1/2 c.

    sour cream

  • 1/2 c.


  • 1/2 tsp.

    lemon zest

  • 1 tsp.

    lemon juice

  • 1/2 tsp.

    kosher salt

  • 1/2 tsp.

    Dijon mustard (optional)

  • 4 oz.

    blue cheese, crumbled

  • 1/4 tsp.

    MSG (optional)


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together all ingredients until smooth.
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