Cooking Light’s Complete Cookbook Giveaway

Cooking Light Complete Cookbook
We’re not going to let a silly little technical issue get in our way…the giveaways continue!

As we baconly promised, we’re giving away Cooking Light’s Complete Cookbook!

Naturally, we love Cooking Light’s Complete Cookbook for all the undetectably light and healthy recipes that are perfectly in tune with our New Year’s resolutions. However, the real reason we love this book is that while its “light” name belies its hefty, 600+ page size, it’s light and easy to use because it’s a binder. We can unhook a single recipe page from the rings and tack it up on the fridge to cook, instead of lugging the whole huge tome to the kitchen and monopolizing valuable counter space while we cook. We know. It’s the little things (literally), isn’t it?

We’ve got to get back to finishing up work on our backend (the other backend, not the one we’re trying to shrink with salads) so we’ll wrap up the introduction and just have you enter:

How to Enter the Cooking Light Complete Cookbook Giveaway

Now, the Cooking Light Complete Cookbook has a LOT more than just salads — the salad chapter is actually one of the thinnest in the whole book, pun totally intended — but we actually love using salads as an excuse to eat dressing. So in honor of the most counter {health} productive way to eat a salad…

Leave a comment on this post with your favorite salad dressing.

To get things started, we’ll go first: Green Goddess.

You have until midnight this Friday, February 4 to get in on the action. Good luck!

by Sarah J. Gim on January 31, 2011 · 737 comments

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Connie Wan January 31, 2011 at 2:34 pm

Asian Sesame!

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May January 31, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette!

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Carina Ost January 31, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Miso Honey….Because it sounds like “Miso Horny”

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TasteSpotting February 1, 2011 at 10:08 am

where’s the “like” button on this comment? LOL

Angela February 1, 2011 at 12:11 pm

lol I’m with ya.. We need a like button I want to try Miso Horny dressing. lol

Betty January 31, 2011 at 2:37 pm

homemade ceasar dressing…anchovies and all!

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Claudie January 31, 2011 at 2:38 pm

Might sound boring, but my favorite dressing is simple olive oil together with balsamic vinegar, fresh pepper, and salt. I find it simple and “light” ;)

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Jacqueline Wu February 1, 2011 at 4:11 pm

Totally agree! But honey mustard is a close second.

Cooki Lumsden January 31, 2011 at 2:39 pm

Blue cheese.

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Melissa January 31, 2011 at 2:39 pm

Vinegar, soysauce, and a little bit of lemon juice! Yum.

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ronlee ben-gal January 31, 2011 at 2:39 pm

this looks like a fabulous cookbook!

my favorite salad dressing is this amazing french dressing that my mom makes, it has balsamic and olive oil, mustard, a bit of paprika and lemon! amaaaaaazing on ANY salad :)

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Susan (Oliepants) January 31, 2011 at 2:40 pm

I have to say a good balsamic vinaigrette!!!

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Diana January 31, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Walnut oil! Anti-aging diet approved.

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Sarah (SoHungryBlog) January 31, 2011 at 2:44 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette… but ranch when I’m hungover

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Kristen Hamilton January 31, 2011 at 2:45 pm

Simple…truffle oil, white balsamic, salt, pepper (i guess the short answer would be vinegarette)

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Cathy January 31, 2011 at 2:45 pm

balsamic vinaigrette

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Valerie January 31, 2011 at 2:46 pm

Blue Cheese!

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Shannon January 31, 2011 at 2:52 pm

Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Angela B January 31, 2011 at 2:55 pm

Mmm, hard to say…. probably a balsamic along with everyone else =)

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Alex January 31, 2011 at 3:07 pm

ginger miso

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Soma January 31, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Olive oil, lemon, sumac, black pepper/crushed pepper and herbs

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Mouse January 31, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Oooh, I’d have to go with good old oil and vinegar. It’s not only simple, it reminds me of my grandma and her Easter dinner. ^^

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Leanna @ Raptortoe.com January 31, 2011 at 3:08 pm

I don’t really know what it’s called, but it’s a dressing with grainy mustard, plain yogurt, honey and apple cider vinegar. It’s SO AMAZING. I try to make it whenever I can.

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Kate January 31, 2011 at 3:21 pm

I’d have to say a tie between carrot-Ginger and balsamic vin (housemade, that is)!

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Lindsay R. January 31, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Greek salad dressing.

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Laurie Jesch-Kulseth January 31, 2011 at 3:45 pm

I love a good mustard vinaigrette!

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Daniele B January 31, 2011 at 3:53 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette with a little honey, mustard and garlic :)

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Jessica January 31, 2011 at 4:16 pm

Home made balsamic vinegarette!

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Cheri Witmer January 31, 2011 at 4:23 pm

A mix of Hidden Valley Ranch with home made balsamic vinegarette, Jessic knows what she is talking about too!

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Julia January 31, 2011 at 4:24 pm

Homemade carrot-ginger!

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Wanda Ahmad January 31, 2011 at 4:25 pm

japanese ginger. mmmm :)

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maryJane January 31, 2011 at 4:26 pm

southwestern-tangy ranch !!

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Tara January 31, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette.

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Tau January 31, 2011 at 4:28 pm

Newman’s Own Olive Oil & Vinegar Dressing

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haley January 31, 2011 at 4:29 pm

Sesame goddess dressing… Mmmmm!

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MaryAnne January 31, 2011 at 4:29 pm

olive oil and lemon juice :)

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Brooks Sosna January 31, 2011 at 4:29 pm

The ranch dressing @ Ted’s

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Staci January 31, 2011 at 4:29 pm

Caesar

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Lori January 31, 2011 at 4:31 pm

For a simple dressing on a spinach salad I like a little Korean favorite of soy sauce, sesame seed oil and a touch of sugar.

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MIss @ Miss in the Kitchen January 31, 2011 at 4:31 pm

Blue Cheese!

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Christine January 31, 2011 at 4:32 pm

Homemade vinaigrette w/sherry vinegar.

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DC January 31, 2011 at 4:32 pm

Drew’s Rosemary Balsamic

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Kita January 31, 2011 at 4:32 pm

I love a classic ceasar dressing. MMm

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Erin January 31, 2011 at 4:33 pm

It’s so boring but so classic – RANCH!

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Chris January 31, 2011 at 4:33 pm

Super-simple; rice-vinegar and olive oil vinaigrette.

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Mindy January 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm

I love real, homemade ranch dressing–not exactly slimming, but it sure is tasty!

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Charlene January 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Caesar

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pam devault January 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm

my favorite dressing is raspberry vinaigrette

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Julia January 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Balsamic, Dijon mustard, orange juice, olive, and freshly ground black pepper – whisk and serve!

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monique January 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm

its a toss up between poppy seed (when on spinach, blueberries and pears) and green goddess – yum yum yum

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maha January 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm

olive oil + balsamic vinegar + lemon juice

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Resh January 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm

raspberry vinaigrette!!!! absolutely delicious.. and a gorgeous color and texture to boot!

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Laura January 31, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Sesame Ginger!

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MamaBear January 31, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Simple rice vinegar and a great olive oil vinaigrette with fresh blue cheese crumbles (prefer Roquefort) and fresh coarse cracked pepper…… ALL OVER ANY SALAD GREENS..yum!!

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domynoe January 31, 2011 at 4:42 pm

Raspberry Vinaigrette. heh

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Kelly January 31, 2011 at 4:42 pm

Ranch. Very bad, I know. I’m guilty.

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Jacque January 31, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Briannas French vinaigrette is amazing!

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jenny s. January 31, 2011 at 4:43 pm

mustard vinaigrette…a lovely woman from France shared her recipe with me!

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Susan January 31, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Honey mustard

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Linda Hastings January 31, 2011 at 4:44 pm

Green Goddess ** said in my best Homer Simpson voice **

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Donna Currie January 31, 2011 at 4:45 pm

Thousand Island

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Lan Wen January 31, 2011 at 4:46 pm

Raspberry Vinaigrette

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Kendra January 31, 2011 at 4:46 pm

Tie between blue cheese and honey mustard.

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Sarah January 31, 2011 at 4:47 pm

Traditional French vinaigrette with Dijon mustard, olive oil, red wine vinegar as main ingredients! :)

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Naomi January 31, 2011 at 4:47 pm

Raspberry vinaigrette :)

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Susan Sokolowski January 31, 2011 at 4:49 pm

Homemade blue cheese!

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Sarah January 31, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Simple oil, vinegar, s & p.

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Judith January 31, 2011 at 4:52 pm

raspberry vinaigrette!

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Susan January 31, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Just a simple oil and vinegar.

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Jennifer G January 31, 2011 at 4:53 pm

Italian is my favorite. :)

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michele January 31, 2011 at 4:54 pm

lemon juice and olive oil

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Linda Paek January 31, 2011 at 4:57 pm

Ken’s Creamy Balsamic
&
Brianna’s Blush Wine Vinaigrette

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Melissa January 31, 2011 at 4:59 pm

Always balsamic vinaigrette!

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Eva January 31, 2011 at 4:59 pm

Asian sesame!

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Danielle January 31, 2011 at 5:07 pm

Sesame garlic!!

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Vanessa January 31, 2011 at 5:09 pm

raspberry vinaigrette

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Christine January 31, 2011 at 5:14 pm

Annies Green Goddess or blue cheese…

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Angela January 31, 2011 at 5:15 pm

Buttermilk blue cheese

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Stephanie January 31, 2011 at 5:19 pm

my favorite salad dressing is honey mustard :)

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Todd January 31, 2011 at 5:22 pm

chipotle-ranch, my recipe is best.

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Amy January 31, 2011 at 5:22 pm

Annie’s Naturals Roasted Red Pepper

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candace January 31, 2011 at 5:25 pm

Balsamic Vinaigrette with lots of dijon mustard.

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Mel January 31, 2011 at 5:34 pm

Oh gosh, I think it would have to be a creamy French vinaigrette. Mmmm…

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Anjel January 31, 2011 at 5:37 pm

Gotta be Ginger Sesame! YUM <3

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Cindy January 31, 2011 at 5:38 pm

A good French Vinaigrette with champagne vinegar.

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Ashlie January 31, 2011 at 5:41 pm

I am a salad fanatic – so asking me to choose one salad dressing is like asking me to pick my favorite child (or niece, given that I don’t have kids of my own)! I love a good balsamic vinagrette on just about anything, but I also like a simple honey lime dressing (lime juice, olive oil, pressed garlic, sea salt and honey) over bibb lettuce with diced avocado and toasted pepitas.

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Jote January 31, 2011 at 5:43 pm

Sesame Miso…every time. :)

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Debbi January 31, 2011 at 5:45 pm

I love a good “garbage” salad!! I have two favorite dressings for said very large bowl of everything I can throw on top of butter lettuce. Both homemade, both involving seasoned rice vinegar.

The first one is a simple one part rice vinegar, one part soy sauce and one part either olive oil or sesame oil

The second one is two parts rice vinegar, one part olive oil and a dash or two of cumin, cayenne and sea salt

Of course, whenever I can get ahold of Benihana’s ginger dressing, I will happily set the rice vinegar aside

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kathy January 31, 2011 at 5:52 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette!

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Tammy January 31, 2011 at 5:54 pm

Blue Cheese (or is that Bleu?) :)

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Dan Long January 31, 2011 at 5:55 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette!

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Tazeen January 31, 2011 at 5:58 pm

I absolutely LOVE the carrot-ginger dressing served at most Japanese restaurants. I could eat that all day, every day!

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TasteSpotting February 1, 2011 at 10:12 am

oh, good call… and we just saw a recipe for one… we’ll share that shortly!

catherine January 31, 2011 at 6:03 pm

oh man. favorite, hands down, is blue cheese. with the biggest, tangiest, pieces of blue cheese possible. yummmm.

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jackie January 31, 2011 at 6:04 pm

Thai peanut!

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George A. January 31, 2011 at 6:04 pm

Light Creamy Italian Dressing

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Jill McB January 31, 2011 at 6:07 pm

Sesame Ginger!

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Amanda @ Easy Peasy Organic January 31, 2011 at 6:14 pm
Christine January 31, 2011 at 6:28 pm

I’m a weird one–I just like salt and pepper!

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Gwen January 31, 2011 at 6:35 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette!

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Nina Bressau January 31, 2011 at 6:37 pm

Shiitake-Ginger Vinaigrette

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Lisa January 31, 2011 at 6:38 pm

Italian dressing

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Annie January 31, 2011 at 6:48 pm

I love just a solid Greek dressing. Lemon-y vinaigrette of any kind does it for me!

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Karrie January 31, 2011 at 6:51 pm

Homemade balsamic vinaigrette with a little bit of dijon in it.

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Amanda January 31, 2011 at 6:56 pm

Blue cheese

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Dani January 31, 2011 at 6:59 pm

honey and mustard dressing…tastes fabulous with anything.

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Carey January 31, 2011 at 7:19 pm

Homemade vinaigrette with Italian spices, garlic, season salt and liquid aminos. Yum!

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Sydney January 31, 2011 at 7:28 pm

Angelo Pietro Ume Dressing is pretty good!

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stacey January 31, 2011 at 7:34 pm

Green Goddess or the homemade buttermilk ranch dressing from a local eatery :)

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Mary Zamboldi January 31, 2011 at 7:34 pm

Raspberry vinaigrette

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sarah January 31, 2011 at 8:38 pm

a sprinkle of salt is what I dress my salads with. the true flavors of the ingredients really shine.

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Marisa January 31, 2011 at 8:55 pm

It’s a tie! Japanese sesame & balsamic!

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Glenna January 31, 2011 at 9:04 pm

Homemade Hidden Valley Ranch. Okay, technically not homemade, but made at home with the seasoning packet and mayo and buttermilk.

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vicki January 31, 2011 at 9:04 pm

Thousand Island

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Tanitra January 31, 2011 at 9:51 pm

Green Goddess

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Deb Crabb January 31, 2011 at 10:08 pm

Ginger cilantro asian vinaigrette!

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Baking and Mistaking January 31, 2011 at 10:40 pm

Ceasar.

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Julie January 31, 2011 at 11:47 pm

honey mustard!

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Karla B. January 31, 2011 at 11:53 pm

I like huckleberry vinaigrette…and maple fig…ginger pear…pear gorgonzola…and raspberry walnut. Consorzio made a great Mango Fat Free Dressing but I don’t think they make it any more. If they do, it sure is hard to find. My kids make a curry vinaigrette that is pretty good too. (uh…was I supposed to pick just one???)

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Paola February 1, 2011 at 12:33 am

Raspberry vinaigrette

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codruta popa February 1, 2011 at 12:48 am

Balsamic vinaigrette.
Yogurt with garlic and herbs.

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klara February 1, 2011 at 1:00 am

I love it classic: apple vinegar + pepper + salt and a hint of herbes-de-provence

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LeeAnne February 1, 2011 at 1:00 am

French

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Ana B. February 1, 2011 at 1:16 am

Balsamic vinaigrette :)

greetings,
a.

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Jeanene February 1, 2011 at 2:12 am

I’ve never found a bottled dressing that really does it for me, so I’ll have to say my homemade balsamic vinaigrette–light, simple, and delicious!

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Angela T. Macleod February 1, 2011 at 2:21 am

My fav: olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, lemon juice, and a dolop of Dijon mustard, S & P! Yummy, thanks fingers crossed!

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martia February 1, 2011 at 2:58 am

honey mustard and balsamic

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Carla February 1, 2011 at 6:21 am

Honey Mustard

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Denise February 1, 2011 at 6:35 am

Blue Cheese

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Laurel February 1, 2011 at 7:02 am

Caesar all the way!

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Cathy Fort February 1, 2011 at 8:27 am

Lite version of Creamy Ceasar!

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Allison February 1, 2011 at 9:29 am

Balsamic! Yum!!

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Alexandra February 1, 2011 at 9:52 am

I’ve got to go with a yummy Balsamic as well…num num num num num

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Jenna February 1, 2011 at 9:54 am

A mixture of french and bleu cheese dressing. It sounds silly, but it is absolutely wonderful. And if the french dressing is light, it cancels out all the calories in the bleu cheese, right? Right?!

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emily February 1, 2011 at 9:57 am

Just balsamic vinegar!

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Erin February 1, 2011 at 9:57 am

My homemade caesar salad dressing with roasted garlic and anchovy.

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Jessica M. February 1, 2011 at 9:58 am

I’m not a big fan of dressing, but I really love the ginger dressing you sometimes get at Japanese restaurants. Sometimes they have a peanut like dressing too that’s really tasty.

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Kirsten February 1, 2011 at 9:59 am

My local vegetarian cafĂ© makes an amazing maple-balsamic vinaigrette that goes well with a goat cheese and apple salad… mmmm :)

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Kara Olson February 1, 2011 at 10:02 am

I still love Hidden Valley Ranch!

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Leah February 1, 2011 at 10:03 am

Raspberry vinaigrette…on the right salad, it’s perfect!

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Danielle February 1, 2011 at 10:03 am

roasted garlic balsamic vinaigrette

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Melinda February 1, 2011 at 10:06 am

It’s a toss up between balsamic vinaigrette, sun dried tomato vinaigrette and ranch..I can never say no to a classic!

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sarah February 1, 2011 at 10:06 am

miso+tahini+lime. so tasty!

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Kathy Altman February 1, 2011 at 10:06 am

Auntie Lilikoi’s Passion Fruit Wasabi Dressing!

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Rosco February 1, 2011 at 10:08 am

lime, fish sauce and chilli!

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Patricia February 1, 2011 at 10:09 am

Raspberry vinaigrette!

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Sarah February 1, 2011 at 10:09 am

Girard’s Champagne Vinaigrette…I always “accidentally” pour too much on..yumm

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joy February 1, 2011 at 10:09 am

Balsamic, of course!

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liza February 1, 2011 at 10:11 am

from a friend of mine who is a chef, i gleaned a dressing recipe that is easy and my all-time favorite:
olive oil
dijon mustard
cooking sherry
honey

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julialikesred February 1, 2011 at 10:13 am

Ranch mixed with Tabasco. Lordy it is delish.

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Brian February 1, 2011 at 10:14 am

Lucini makes a Fig & Walnut Vinaigrette that is really delicious. Yum!

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Jackie February 1, 2011 at 10:14 am

My favorite is a white balsamic vinaigrette. I find white balsamic to be lighter than regular!

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Kate February 1, 2011 at 10:15 am

i don’t care how bad it is for me, or how many times i’ve tried to deny how good it is – i love ranch!!

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Roland February 1, 2011 at 10:16 am

My favorite is a yogurt based Cucumber Dill salad dressing

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Jandee February 1, 2011 at 10:16 am

Ranch

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Tritia Tang February 1, 2011 at 10:16 am

Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette =]

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Jessica February 1, 2011 at 10:16 am

I love Balsamic vinaigrette!

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Ginny February 1, 2011 at 10:19 am

Raspberry Vinaigrette

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Jenn February 1, 2011 at 10:20 am

Lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. maybe a little shallot in there.

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Dan February 1, 2011 at 10:22 am

Caesar Salad dressing

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Caitlin February 1, 2011 at 10:22 am

Homemade Green goddess, and lots of it.

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Catarina February 1, 2011 at 10:22 am

Balsamic vinagrette

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lillian February 1, 2011 at 10:22 am

Honey mustard poppyseed dressing

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casketsalesman February 1, 2011 at 10:27 am

the best for me is not very light, it’s just Wishbone Blue Cheese, I know, not exactly low in calories

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Megan February 1, 2011 at 10:27 am

Champagne vinagarette- it just makes me feel fancy

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Jean February 1, 2011 at 10:28 am

Homemade vinaigrette – olive oil, mustard, maple syurp, some diced onion! YuM!

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Danielle February 1, 2011 at 10:28 am

My favorite dressing is sesame ginger. Though to be honest, I’m not such a big fan of dressings. A squirt of lemon usually is enough for me!

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Paige February 1, 2011 at 10:29 am

Love Balsamic Vinaigrette!!

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Brigitte February 1, 2011 at 10:30 am

My usual dressing is simply olive oil, lemon juice, a few herbs, salt and pepper.

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Christine February 1, 2011 at 10:31 am

Balsamic, Olive Oil, Salt and Pepper… I keep it simple from my years in Italy.

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Nick Semenza February 1, 2011 at 10:31 am

My favorite is my own Asian creation:

2 T Rice wine or palm vinegar
1 T dark soy sauce
1/2 t fresh grated ginger
1/4 t presses garlic clove
1 t finely chopped cucumber
juice from 1/4 lime
crushed Thai chili pepper to taste

Measurements are estimated and change on a regular basis depending on my mood :)

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Gail February 1, 2011 at 10:31 am

homemade balsamic vinaigrette

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Cherie February 1, 2011 at 10:32 am

My favorite dressing is the one they have at Korean restaurants – sugar, vinegar, sesame, a little soy, and red pepper flakes!

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Elaine February 1, 2011 at 10:32 am

I don’t think it’s possible to get better than a warm bacon vinaigrette.

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MrsWheel February 1, 2011 at 10:32 am

I use Penzey’s Italian Vinegar and Oil blend to make my own – it’s not as healthy as a simple vinaigrette, but it’s much better than the bottled stuff I was crazy about, and it tastes the same.

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Stephanie February 1, 2011 at 10:32 am

Dijon Vinaigrette!

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Courtney February 1, 2011 at 10:34 am

BBQ ranch

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Julia February 1, 2011 at 10:34 am

ginger salad dressing :) yum!

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Angela February 1, 2011 at 10:35 am

Balsamic vinaigrette w/ honey!

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Stephanie February 1, 2011 at 10:36 am

EVOO + Red Wine Vinegar + Mint + Dijon + S/P = Flavour

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Tracy Turba February 1, 2011 at 10:36 am

Raspberry or Peach Vinaigrette

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Cassy February 1, 2011 at 10:37 am

Russian!

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Aliza @ Baker By Night February 1, 2011 at 10:40 am

Parmesan peppercorn ranch!

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Maureen February 1, 2011 at 10:41 am

Blue Cheese Balsamic Vinagrette. Thanks, Maureen (jnomaxx at hotmail dot com)

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Nishi February 1, 2011 at 10:44 am

oh I love BBQ Ranch and Cilantro asian.

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Gretchen February 1, 2011 at 10:44 am

Maple Balsalmic Vinagrette

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Audrey February 1, 2011 at 10:45 am

Raspberry vinaigrette! So refreshing :)

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Catie February 1, 2011 at 10:47 am

I love a good ginger dressing!

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Brianne February 1, 2011 at 10:49 am

100% RANCH!!! I think I lost 10 lbs after the first 3 months of moving to Australia, where (sadly) restaurant style ranch is extremely hard to come by. Good news for my waistline, bad news for my midnight cravings

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*Just Fran* February 1, 2011 at 10:49 am

Smushed garlic, fresh cracked pepper, kosher salt, fresh lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil…whisk it all together. So fresh and light and Mmmmmmmmm.

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Surayya Taranum February 1, 2011 at 10:50 am

Virgin olive oil, fresh lemon juice and freshly ground black pepper

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Brooke February 1, 2011 at 10:51 am

homemade ranch… mmmmm. or ginger dressing.

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Megan February 1, 2011 at 10:52 am

Ranch and it MUST be Hidden Valley!

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Lindsay February 1, 2011 at 10:53 am

Not the healthiest :) but Litehouse Ranch!

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Summer February 1, 2011 at 10:54 am

Homemade ranch, its a classic that you can never go wrong with

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Nicole February 1, 2011 at 10:55 am

Love a house balsamic vinaigrette from Italian restaurants especially…a little creamy!

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margarida v February 1, 2011 at 10:56 am

always vinaigrette

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JMJE February 1, 2011 at 10:57 am

Balsamic Vinagrette

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Tiffany February 1, 2011 at 10:57 am

I’m all for the balsamic vinegar and olive oil combo!

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kimz February 1, 2011 at 10:57 am

Maple Grove Farms Vidalia Onion Fat Free Dressing. OOoeee, so good!

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Becky February 1, 2011 at 10:59 am

Honey mustard!
But if the salad is really really really really really good, then NONE :)

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Constance February 1, 2011 at 10:59 am

a simple balsamic vinaigrette!!!! delicious

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Siyi February 1, 2011 at 11:01 am

Sesame ginger!

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Elyssa February 1, 2011 at 11:03 am

who can say no to ranch! its good on everything!

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Kristen February 1, 2011 at 11:03 am

I love your basic balsamic vinaigrette!

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Zaneta February 1, 2011 at 11:05 am

Raspberry walnut vinaigrette! mmm

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Camilla February 1, 2011 at 11:07 am

Honey Mustard

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Jenn February 1, 2011 at 11:07 am

Ginger pear

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Kelli February 1, 2011 at 11:07 am

The type of Ranch dressing that you get in restaurants.

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AlliBLu February 1, 2011 at 11:08 am

creamy parmesan. i could eat it without the salad! just hand me a spoon, yummm!

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Andrea McCardle February 1, 2011 at 11:08 am

Well, it all depends on the kind of salad!! If I have a salad with tons of toppings (cheese, meat, olives, bacon, ect), I prefer no dressing at all so I can taste the other yummy things. I like a nice raspberry vinagrette with a salad that has some blue cheese and walnuts in it, or a nice tangy vinegar with good quality oil to dress up some nice young greens. Or a nice hommade ranch dressing with some carrots and broccolli and greens. There are so many choices, its hard to pin down a favorite, but if I HAD to pick, it would be a tangy balsalmic vinegrette.

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Brianne February 1, 2011 at 11:08 am

Homemade Blue Cheese!

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Stephanie V February 1, 2011 at 11:09 am

Feast from the East’s Chinese Chicken Salad dressing!

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Ali February 1, 2011 at 11:10 am

Classic Caesar dressing (Extra cold with chicken)! I love really cold salads… Is that weird?

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Kayleigh February 1, 2011 at 11:10 am

Honey coriander!

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Robyn February 1, 2011 at 11:10 am

Mango-Lime Vinaigrette!

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katherine February 1, 2011 at 11:11 am

the vinaigrette I use for my Thai beef salad

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Dee February 1, 2011 at 11:12 am

Honey Dijon. Can I get an amen?

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Jaime February 1, 2011 at 11:12 am

There are too many to chose from. If I had to pick the all around winner for our family, and the most used, it would be a delicious buttermilk ranch.

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Dave February 1, 2011 at 11:12 am

sesame ginger

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carrie February 1, 2011 at 11:14 am

i had no idea so many people liked balsamic vin… if you can’t beat them, join them, i guess…

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Lillie Mae Stone February 1, 2011 at 11:16 am

balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

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Kallie February 1, 2011 at 11:18 am

Red Wine Vinagrette!

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Koriann B. February 1, 2011 at 11:19 am

Apple cider/balsamic vinaigrette.

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Kelly February 1, 2011 at 11:20 am

Ranch, if it’s “good” ranch, but blue cheese is a very close second.

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Jennifer February 1, 2011 at 11:22 am

Italian!

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Casey February 1, 2011 at 11:23 am

Raspberry Vinaigrette

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Marissa February 1, 2011 at 11:24 am

Parmesan Peppercorn, Italian, and Balsalmic Vinnagrette

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LiLi February 1, 2011 at 11:26 am

cilantro-lime!

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bojj February 1, 2011 at 11:30 am

Meyer lemon vinaigrette, to be made only with fresh meyer lemons!!

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Berniece February 1, 2011 at 11:34 am

My son’s homemade bleu cheese! In the absence of that, balsamic vinegarette.

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Natalie February 1, 2011 at 11:34 am

I’m loving chipotle ranch these days! Or blue cheese.

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Jen O February 1, 2011 at 11:35 am

Raspberry or Strawberry Balsamic Vinagarette – yum!

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Nam Nguyen February 1, 2011 at 11:36 am

Papaya Seed :) YUM!

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Eve February 1, 2011 at 11:36 am

Blue Cheese!

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alyssa johnson February 1, 2011 at 11:37 am

olive oil, balsamic, oregano, salt, and pepper (the italian way)

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Tara C February 1, 2011 at 11:37 am

CEASAR!

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Debbie February 1, 2011 at 11:37 am

Brianna’s Creamy Ceaser

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Brian February 1, 2011 at 11:39 am

Neuman’s Own Poppyseed – yum!!

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natasa petrovic February 1, 2011 at 11:40 am

Honey mustard

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jasmine February 1, 2011 at 11:40 am

poppyseed dressing! omnom!

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NancyO February 1, 2011 at 11:42 am

Blue cheese… with big chunks.

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slickmickey February 1, 2011 at 11:43 am

i actually do not eat salad dressing! just plain ol’ veggies for me thank you!

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Cassie February 1, 2011 at 11:44 am

Wendy’s has a FANTASTIC dressing: lemon garlic cesar! mmmm

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Liz M February 1, 2011 at 11:48 am

Mmmm poppyseed dressing! Caesar is a close second though.

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Angelia February 1, 2011 at 11:50 am

I love blue cheese dressing!~

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Arianne Frink February 1, 2011 at 11:51 am

It’s a toss up (pun!) between blue cheese and asian ginger.

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Katrina F February 1, 2011 at 11:52 am

OLIVE OIL!

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Danielle February 1, 2011 at 11:53 am

Any vinaigrette combination but currently I’m loving the mix of Dijon mustard and maple syrup!

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Delishhh February 1, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Jenn February 1, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Homemade sweet and sour Italian!

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Cathy February 1, 2011 at 12:01 pm

Soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, chili garlic paste, fresh grated ginger and sesame oil.

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Lumo February 1, 2011 at 12:01 pm

White balsamic vinegar with a drop of pumpkin seed oil

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Jodi Calhoun February 1, 2011 at 12:02 pm

my homemade chunky blue cheese

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Shannon B February 1, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Homemade Honey Mustard!
extra-virgin olive oil, rice wine vinegar, liquid honey, Dijon mustard, and a little water… delish

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Abbey February 1, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Cranberry Balsamic Vinaigrette!

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Jenn C February 1, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Bolthouse Farms Ranch – it’s made with yogurt, so it’s a lot less horrible for you than most ranch dressings, and you can actually read the ingredient list. It’s usually in the refrigerated section by the bagged salads.

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BeccaW February 1, 2011 at 12:06 pm

homemade balsamic vinagrette!

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Angela February 1, 2011 at 12:08 pm

Ranch! I have many dressings I like. I love ranch or a home made thousand island dressing. with hard boiled egg chopped in it.. mmm

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Anna February 1, 2011 at 12:12 pm

Fannie’s light Italian dressing. Perfection! Simple and delicious on e v e r y t h i n g!

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Deb Grossman February 1, 2011 at 12:13 pm

Vinaigrette with blue cheese crumbles…yummy & a bit better than the creamy version

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pam noonan February 1, 2011 at 12:14 pm

Poppyseed dressing

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Judy February 1, 2011 at 12:15 pm

My favorite dressing is made by mixing thousand island with blue cheese. It is great!

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charidy February 1, 2011 at 12:16 pm

a great italian is always my fav!

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Jess February 1, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Balsamic vinegar, virgin olive oil, dijon mustard and a pinch of salt :)

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Janet February 1, 2011 at 12:24 pm

Poppy Seed!

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Heather February 1, 2011 at 12:25 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette, particularly the one from Panera, which has the perfect amount of spice/sweet ratio.

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John D. February 1, 2011 at 12:28 pm

Salads are the perfect excuse to eat full-fat Ranch dressing, which is my favorite. :)

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Kristin February 1, 2011 at 12:30 pm

RANCH! I love that it’s creamy deliciousness is great with more than just salad! El Torito’s Cilantro Pepita Caesar is yummy, too!

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Karen February 1, 2011 at 12:33 pm

if I’m feeling healthy then balsamic vinegar, straight.

If I say to hell with counting calories, 1000 island

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CamFlo February 1, 2011 at 12:33 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Carrot-Ginger-Miso is my fave! Yummy!

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Brooke Buckett February 1, 2011 at 12:33 pm

Peppercorn Ranch

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Phyllisia February 1, 2011 at 12:33 pm

Well it really depends on what type of salad is being eaten but my favorite above all is the miso ginger dressing served in teppenyaki style Japanese restaurants.

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anna zoe dapper February 1, 2011 at 12:34 pm

i love a little balsalmic vinegar and olive oil…so basic that you taste the flavors in the salad rather than just the salad dressing!

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Maggie February 1, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Anything vinaigrette! Especially anything heavy on the herbs, such as cilantro or tarragon.

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Rinali February 1, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Balsamic Vinaigrette and blue cheese!

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melissa @IWasBornToCook February 1, 2011 at 12:36 pm

homemade (and FULL FAT) ranch!

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Janna M February 1, 2011 at 12:37 pm

Lime vinaigrette

That cookbook looks awesome! I love Cooking Light magazine.

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Allison February 1, 2011 at 12:39 pm

balsamic vinaigrette

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Rick Worley February 1, 2011 at 12:40 pm

Homemade Blue Cheese…..

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Danielle February 1, 2011 at 12:42 pm

Definitely olive oil and sea salt.

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Leah February 1, 2011 at 12:42 pm

Good Old Balsamic!

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Pamela Ver Haag February 1, 2011 at 12:45 pm

Balsamic Vinigrette

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Laura February 1, 2011 at 12:45 pm

Honey-red wine vinaigrette

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tavia malone February 1, 2011 at 12:49 pm

Ranch!

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sarah baker February 1, 2011 at 12:50 pm

homemade fruit vinegarette

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George A. February 1, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Blue Cheese

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Natanya February 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm

Honey mustard dressing…or simple balsamic vinaigrette

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Faye February 1, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Any Asian type dressing for salads and noodles

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Diana February 1, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Trader Joes Greek Feta dressing is yummy. I also love a simple balsamic vinaigrette.

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Dragana February 1, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Raspberry Vinaigrette! Dresses up simple greens or matched perfectly with fun salads with pears and walnuts…so versatile!!!

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Jil February 1, 2011 at 12:56 pm

My favorite dressing is made with fresh squeezed oranges, apple cider vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, with a little salt, pepper, and a pinch of sugar. Make sure to add cilantro, cherry tomatoes, and slices of apple to a dish with this recipe. It’s a great summer refresher. Simple never tasted better!

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Sharon February 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Hmmm, there are so many yummy dressings out there but I love the balsamic, honey, dijon mustard combo with herbs like basil or oregano!

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Katie February 1, 2011 at 12:59 pm

Such an easy homemade dressing: Olive oil, balsamic vinegar, dijon mustard, salt and pepper!

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Helena February 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Thuy February 1, 2011 at 1:07 pm

lemon juice, olive oil, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper…yum.

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Kate February 1, 2011 at 1:11 pm

Bleu Cheese!

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Steve February 1, 2011 at 1:12 pm

orange-honey champagne vinaigrette

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fooddreamer February 1, 2011 at 1:12 pm

Happy Birthday! My favourite dressing is a dijon viniagrette with walnut oil. Mmmm.

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Mary February 1, 2011 at 1:12 pm

Blue Cheese if I’m not thinking about calories, otherwise I like a nice tangy Balsamic Vinaigrette.

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Fresh and Foodie February 1, 2011 at 1:15 pm

Bolthouse Farms Bleu Cheese from the store, or homemade w/ evoo, red wine vinegar, shallot, mustard, salt and pepper.

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Simply February 1, 2011 at 1:16 pm

Love balsamic vinaigrette <3

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Abbie February 1, 2011 at 1:18 pm

I love my mom’s garlic lime mustard (powder) olive oil dressing. Throw in a little salt, pepper and sugar (!) for a perfect salad topper!

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Lindsay February 1, 2011 at 1:18 pm

Walnut oil-based viniagrette for being sensible, homemade bleu cheese for being less so.

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Jackie February 1, 2011 at 1:19 pm

not exciting but my go to… oil and vinegar

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Natalie February 1, 2011 at 1:19 pm

Mmm… I make dressings with cider vinegar – I love the tang and apple-y taste!

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pixelpu February 1, 2011 at 1:23 pm

honey mustard it is!

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kiwijax February 1, 2011 at 1:25 pm

yoghurt and cummin

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Stephanie February 1, 2011 at 1:25 pm

homemade lightened caesar…topped with extra parm :)

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Veronica February 1, 2011 at 1:25 pm

homemade honey mustard!

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morgan February 1, 2011 at 1:33 pm

i love ginger sesame dressings

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Hila February 1, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Blue Cheese! Even better if there is bacon involved! yummmmmm

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jourdan Janssen February 1, 2011 at 1:36 pm

tamarind vinegarette

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Chariklia Vasiliou February 1, 2011 at 1:37 pm

Honey, balsamic vinegar, mustard, olive oil, salt,freshly grounded pepper and pomegranate!
Happy Birthdayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! Thank you for the priceless inspiration you offer us!

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Gwynne February 1, 2011 at 1:41 pm

I’m a Ranch dressing kind of girl, but not the store-bought kind. I make my own mayonnaise, and buy fresh, fresh herbs from the Farmers Market for my ranch dressing!

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Cyn February 1, 2011 at 1:42 pm

Buttermilk dill!

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Ashton February 1, 2011 at 1:43 pm

I like trying different restaurants house dressings. I’m not picky, so anything new and different is good.

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C Burke February 1, 2011 at 1:46 pm

My favorite is a raspberry walnut vinagerette dressing.

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Emily February 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm

I’m gonna join the Green Goddess train! I LOVE that stuff!

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Julia February 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm

Peppercorn Parmesan Ranch

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Angela February 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm

Without a doubt, oriental sesame.

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Janet Robinson February 1, 2011 at 1:51 pm

I love the chipotle ranch that they put on the fiesta salad at chilis! It is amazing!!

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Lexi February 1, 2011 at 1:55 pm

Oooooohhh…wish I had thought of that! That stuff is GOOOOD!

Christine February 1, 2011 at 1:53 pm

Asian Sesame

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Lexi February 1, 2011 at 1:54 pm

Well Happy Birthday to a most delicious site!!! Favourite dressing? Probably poppyseed. :)

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Sarah February 1, 2011 at 1:55 pm

Peanut sauce.

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Tamara White February 1, 2011 at 1:55 pm

homemade Caesar for sure!

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Krista B February 1, 2011 at 1:56 pm

Catalina!

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Kylie February 1, 2011 at 1:58 pm

Simple Balsamic Vinegar and Olive Oil with a splash of Dijon Mustard. So Good!

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Cate Cranford February 1, 2011 at 1:58 pm

Homemade Cassis vinegar and olive oil dressing. Slightly sweet and wonderful with a salad of greens,apples,pecans and blue cheese

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Jamie February 1, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Poppy Seed!

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rebecca February 1, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Japanese ginger salad dressing…not ony good, but with ingredietsn like ginger, celery, garlic., onions etc., it’s also good for you

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Heather February 1, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Honey Dijon… used to be Bleu Cheese til I developed an allergy to mold…

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Katelyn February 1, 2011 at 2:09 pm

Roquefort!!! Mixed up with some sour cream, a little mayo, a slash of cream to mellow it all out, lemon juice, salt and pepper over a wedge salad with lots of fresh tomato and bacon!

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Katherine Ingui February 1, 2011 at 2:12 pm

Raspberry gorgonzola!

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Katie February 1, 2011 at 2:13 pm

French!

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Marge February 1, 2011 at 2:14 pm

Ranch.

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Erica February 1, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Balsamic Vinaigrette, made with nothing but really good aged balsamic vinegar (preferably of the thicker, sweeter variety), grassy EVOO, and a bit of salt and pepper.

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Sasha February 1, 2011 at 2:15 pm

I love raspberry vinaigrette on a nice pear & candied walnut spinach salad. My go-to is balsamic though!

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Silvia L February 1, 2011 at 2:25 pm

blue cheese and honey mustard vinaigrette

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Daisy Phillips February 1, 2011 at 2:26 pm

Poppyseed!

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Sarah February 1, 2011 at 2:26 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette all the way!

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Denise February 1, 2011 at 2:26 pm

Homemade poppyseed with a touch of lemon :)

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Kelly February 1, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Buttermilk ranch!

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Valerie February 1, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Ikari No Oil Shiso Dressing

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Paul February 1, 2011 at 2:29 pm

My favorite salad is a pear, avacado, candied walnuts salad..but for dressings it’s got to be Ranch. Homemade blue cheese is a close runner up. handful of crumbled blue cheese, buttermilk, mayo, lots of fresh cracked pepper and a little salt.

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The Poet Herself February 1, 2011 at 2:33 pm

Parmesan Peppercorn

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Amanda February 1, 2011 at 2:35 pm

Greek!

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Rebecca Griffin February 1, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Soy sesame ginger!

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Dani February 1, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Honey balsamic with a bit of dijon mustard

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alison February 1, 2011 at 2:38 pm

the ginger dressing on japanese seaweed salads…mmm!

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Elizabeth February 1, 2011 at 2:43 pm

If I’m at work and really feeling healthy, I make sure to have avocados on my salad, then I squeeze a few lemon wedges over it and sprinkle on some celery salt. If I really don’t give a crap and my day has been hell, it’s all about our housemade ranch mixed with our house made salsa, plus extra garlic. After a crappy day, nothing feels better than that, lol.

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Lisa Salvatori February 1, 2011 at 2:50 pm

Sesame Ginger hands down!!!

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Angie R. February 1, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Ginger dressing :)

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Neeta February 1, 2011 at 2:54 pm

Newman’s Own Lighten Up Raspberry & Walnut Dressing. It is SOOO good and low fat too! yummy.

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sonia mangla February 1, 2011 at 2:54 pm

Tomato-Chilly, can’t beat the bite of it !

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Cheryl February 1, 2011 at 2:55 pm

Classic ranch :)

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Donley February 1, 2011 at 2:58 pm

Raspberry Vinaigrette

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Sarah K February 1, 2011 at 2:58 pm

All time favorite dressing is (gasp!) from a bottle… Girard’s Champagne Vinaigrette. Takes me back to iceberg lettuce salads with avocado dressing at Grammy’s house!

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Boo February 1, 2011 at 3:03 pm

balsamic vinaigrette!

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Heather February 1, 2011 at 3:06 pm

champagne vinaigrette all the way

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ashley February 1, 2011 at 3:11 pm

my italian grandmother’s mixture of oil and vinegar. she never measures, but it tastes amazing every time!

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Steven February 1, 2011 at 3:11 pm

homemade chunky bleu cheese pleeze

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Josh February 1, 2011 at 3:13 pm

No dressing! I love a salad to be able to stand out on its own.

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Delia Fagundes February 1, 2011 at 3:15 pm

Honey dijon

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Leora February 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm

that perfect lemon juice, smashed garlic, olive oil and just a touch of mustard to make it all stick together. sometimes a clump of tahini for a change!

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Abie February 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm

Cesar!

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Caroline February 1, 2011 at 3:20 pm

Cooking Light appropriate answer: Raspberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

5-year-old chicken tender salad answer: full-fat Honey Mustard baby!

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TobyD February 1, 2011 at 3:20 pm

Raspberry Poppyseed!

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Lauren February 1, 2011 at 3:28 pm

balsamic!

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Johanna February 1, 2011 at 3:31 pm

Sweet Vidalia Onion!

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Ada February 1, 2011 at 3:31 pm

lemon herb vinaigrette

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Donna February 1, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Caesar, its a classic!

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Nora February 1, 2011 at 3:37 pm

balsamic with mustard, a pinch of salt, and fresh basil! mmmm!!!

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Jen February 1, 2011 at 3:40 pm

Brianna’s Asiago Caesar

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kaysee February 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm

a tie between asian sesame and classic buttermilk ranch.

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Lindsay February 1, 2011 at 3:44 pm

It’s a tie between tahini+balsamic, and dijon mustard+champagne vinegar (with plenty of EVOO with both). Yum!

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Reney February 1, 2011 at 3:44 pm

The dressing they made at La Shish.

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Amy February 1, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Roasted garlic vinaigrette

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karen February 1, 2011 at 3:54 pm

i just love a good balsamic vinaigrette.

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Dez February 1, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Good old vinegar, salt, and oil!

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Kezia February 1, 2011 at 3:57 pm

Ranch – because it goes with everything!

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Megan Delight February 1, 2011 at 3:57 pm

Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette (for a healthy tex mex salad)
or just plain balsamic vinegar for a mixed greens salad

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Stacey February 1, 2011 at 4:04 pm

It’s not very healthy, but I love creamy garlic

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Alicia February 1, 2011 at 4:08 pm

Raspberry Vinaigrette yummm! :)

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Greg Kantner February 1, 2011 at 4:10 pm

Buttermilk Bacon

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Joan February 1, 2011 at 4:10 pm

I like to use lemon juice, good olive oil and fresh herbs, with or without mustard.

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coolwater February 1, 2011 at 4:11 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette

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Julie (Bananas for Bourbon) February 1, 2011 at 4:11 pm

A spicy, sweet honey mustard. Without mayo. I hate mayo.

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Jacqueline Wu February 1, 2011 at 4:13 pm

Oops, posted as a reply but here goes: olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette. That or honey mustard. Yum!

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Laura Bennett February 1, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Hot bacon dressing is amazing!!

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Melissa February 1, 2011 at 4:21 pm

lemon olive oil and vinegar

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John February 1, 2011 at 4:22 pm

Good Seasoning Zest Italian

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Lea February 1, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Mmm salad!! I love olive oil, and lemon juice on my salads!

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Andrea February 1, 2011 at 4:26 pm

homemade honey mustard

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Maggie February 1, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Asian sesame!

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Sarah S February 1, 2011 at 4:27 pm

Good ol’ buttermilk ranch, homemade preferably.

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Victoria February 1, 2011 at 4:32 pm

Ceaser, but only if it’s nice and garlicy.

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Erin February 1, 2011 at 4:37 pm

My absolute favorite dressing was a creamy basil ranch with loads of calories, so I tried my own lightened version with plain greek yogurt (low fat so it’s a bit runnier) and pesto, with a squeeze of lemon…heavenly!

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norma February 1, 2011 at 4:40 pm

garlic…..creamy garlic, roasted garlic….garlic, garlic, garlic!

and thank you for a delightful site!

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Stacey February 1, 2011 at 4:41 pm

Blue Cheese. Single-handedly the reason why I am still fighting to lose weight, no matter how many salads I eat. ;)

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catharine February 1, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Good ol’ balsamic vinegar!

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Tanya February 1, 2011 at 4:57 pm

My favorite one these days is an apple cider vinegar/old fashioned dijon/olive oil. Yumm!

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Chin February 1, 2011 at 4:58 pm

Definitely lemon juice emulsified with good old oil. Nothing as clean tasting as tangy sharpness with smooth nuttiness. Traditionalist. :]

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Desiree February 1, 2011 at 4:58 pm

Marzetti’s Ranch Dressing.

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Krista February 1, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Trader Joe’s cilantro dressing with an extra squeeze of lemon or lime. :)

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findnoe February 1, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Soy Sauce, Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil, Fresh minced Garlic and Black Pepper. People ask me how I make it EVERY time.

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Pallavi February 1, 2011 at 5:13 pm

ohh…tried a lot…but can’t seem to choose one from these two
-creamy basil dressing and honey dil yogurt dressing. they are just soo comfy :) :)

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kath h February 1, 2011 at 5:14 pm

Canola oil and rice wine vinegar with a touch of sesame oil!

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A little bit of everything February 1, 2011 at 5:15 pm

walnut oil / olive oil

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Gina R February 1, 2011 at 5:17 pm

Balsamic Vinaigrette, it goes with everything and can be so healthy for you

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Natalie February 1, 2011 at 5:21 pm

Blue Cheese!! Love it on Cobb Salads.

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Katie February 1, 2011 at 5:21 pm

Honey mustard!

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lauren February 1, 2011 at 5:23 pm

kraft poppyseed

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Hetal Patel February 1, 2011 at 5:25 pm

dijon wasabi and balsamic vinaigrette

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Wonder Woman February 1, 2011 at 5:26 pm

dijon vinaigrette from the French Patisserie I work at.

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sally pierce February 1, 2011 at 5:26 pm

Hazelnut Vinagrette

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amy rager February 1, 2011 at 5:32 pm

honey mustard!

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Stephanie February 1, 2011 at 5:37 pm

balsamic vinaigrette.

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Janine February 1, 2011 at 5:39 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette. YUM!

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Diane February 1, 2011 at 5:42 pm

Honey Mustard!

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Jenny February 1, 2011 at 5:43 pm

Honey Mustard! (I’m eating a baby spinach salad with honey mustard dressing right now!) Yum!

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Ellen February 1, 2011 at 5:46 pm

I love salad dressing. Homemade caesar is what first comes to mind. Followed closely by olive oil and lemon juice.

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Carole Hamilton February 1, 2011 at 5:47 pm

The tingle tangle of Balsamic variations.

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molly February 1, 2011 at 5:49 pm

pomegranate vinaigrette

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CJ's Mom February 1, 2011 at 5:53 pm

Honey dijon!

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Amanda February 1, 2011 at 6:14 pm

Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette!

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Irina February 1, 2011 at 6:19 pm

Thousand Island

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Kristin February 1, 2011 at 6:19 pm

Asian style ginger dressing. Yum!

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Carrie February 1, 2011 at 6:25 pm

Orange Walnut Vinaigrette. Mmmmm….

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Judy Utsler February 1, 2011 at 6:26 pm

I have many favorites–right now, I like Pomegranate Raspberry…

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Andy February 1, 2011 at 6:29 pm

i dont normally eat salad dressing….but i do love a simple drizzle of oilve oil

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Holly H. February 1, 2011 at 6:33 pm

Asian Sesame or Wishbone’s Lighten Up Sweet and Spicy French

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Naomi Fukuda February 1, 2011 at 6:44 pm

Miso Ginger dressing

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Rene February 1, 2011 at 6:49 pm

Um, kinda lame but, the house dressing from the melting pot restaurants. It’s a honey mustard.

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tiffany February 1, 2011 at 6:52 pm

honey balsamic

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Mish February 1, 2011 at 6:56 pm

Ranch!

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malori February 1, 2011 at 6:57 pm

Ohhh honey mustard all the way! That’s what I had tonight with my rather Asian-inspired salad!

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magdalenka February 1, 2011 at 8:02 pm

Honey – mustard, love it!!!

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A Miller February 1, 2011 at 8:24 pm

crushed coriander in a balsamic and olive oil vinaigrette

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Jiaying February 1, 2011 at 8:35 pm

There is a little cafe (Hibiscus) in Portland OR that serves the most amazing dressing. The owner also sells it in bottles. Yummy yum. :)

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Carolyn February 1, 2011 at 8:35 pm

The dressing that comes with the Trader Joes Southwest Salad. I could drink that stuff!

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Lacey February 1, 2011 at 8:40 pm

I love homemade ranch with some crushed garlic. My mom used to make it when I was little and store bought ranch has never been the same!

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Nicole February 1, 2011 at 9:02 pm

Caesar dressing!

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cynthia February 1, 2011 at 9:13 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette with a bit of blue cheese

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Heather February 1, 2011 at 9:27 pm

Creamy poppyseed

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sunny February 1, 2011 at 9:52 pm

honey mustard!

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Kathleen February 1, 2011 at 10:14 pm

Orange Balsamic Vinegarette!

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jan February 1, 2011 at 10:55 pm

balsamic vinegarette- I keep some in my fridge at all times!

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CarolQ February 1, 2011 at 11:38 pm

I love a mix of garlic-infused olive oil, red wine vinegar and Dijon mustard all shaken up!

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cp February 2, 2011 at 2:25 am

maple syrup vinaigrette or a nice watercress vinaigrette

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Hanne February 2, 2011 at 2:42 am

I’d say something mustard-garlic-based, but I generally actually prefer my salads un-dressed.

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Susie February 2, 2011 at 2:52 am

Homemade Ranch! Yum

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Simone Anne February 2, 2011 at 3:09 am

Poppyseed! YUM! :D

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jesus delatorre February 2, 2011 at 3:09 am

raspberry vinaigrette

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lindsay February 2, 2011 at 3:30 am

I am such a plain Jane but my favorite is a creamy buttermilk ranch.

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Teslaca February 2, 2011 at 3:35 am

I love all sorts of dressings, but one of my favorites is a ginger-carrot Asian dressing. It’s great!

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elizabeth February 2, 2011 at 3:52 am

oh so many! hmm i usually end up concocting my own dressing which usually includes, olive oil, lemon juice, date honey and crushed oregano xp

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Leo February 2, 2011 at 3:55 am

Lemon juice, Olive oil, salt, chilli(optional). This is the easiest dressing and it goes with so many different salads. The best

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Kristin February 2, 2011 at 4:38 am

Home made French vinaigrette!

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diane d February 2, 2011 at 4:42 am

peppercorn ranch-heavy on the pepper

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Amira February 2, 2011 at 4:43 am

Mine is Balsamic vinaigrette ;)

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Amy February 2, 2011 at 4:44 am

I think they are ALL my favorite… with the exception of ranch and blue cheese. Can I do that?

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Caroline @ chocolate and carrots February 2, 2011 at 4:51 am

I have a light balsamic vinaigrette on my salad everyday. Yum!

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hannah! February 2, 2011 at 5:10 am

garlic, balsamic, olive oil, dijon!!!

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fshin February 2, 2011 at 5:13 am

raspberry vinaigrette.

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Ameixinha February 2, 2011 at 5:23 am

Portuguese olive oil with balsamic vinegar and fleur de sel :)

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Lavinia February 2, 2011 at 5:33 am

shaved parmesan cheese with a light cesar dressing …. yum

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Brian February 2, 2011 at 5:35 am

miso ginger

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Tony Wilson February 2, 2011 at 5:37 am

Simple homemade: rice wine vinegar, olive oil, dijon mustard

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Laurie Morrill February 2, 2011 at 5:40 am

Paul Newman’s Light Balsamic Vinaigrette.

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Judi Wensel February 2, 2011 at 5:42 am

My mother-in-law is from the south of France. I love her salad dressing. Everytime she makes it, it is different, but with the same ingredients such as olive oil, balsamic vinigar , mustard, and pepper. I’m sure there are secrets too, because when I make it, it doesn’t taste the same.

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jess February 2, 2011 at 5:44 am

definitely the fattiest dressings taste the best: creamy ranch or blue cheese!

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Jackie February 2, 2011 at 5:46 am

My favorite dressing is a lebanese fattoush salad dressing. yumm!

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Sarah February 2, 2011 at 6:00 am

Ceaser salad dressing!

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Lisa Marie February 2, 2011 at 6:00 am

Ranch….it’s my guilty pleasure!

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margaret February 2, 2011 at 6:09 am

Good Seasons Italian

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Lisa February 2, 2011 at 6:11 am

I like trying new combinations of things….like cranberry juice and with a splash of balsamic and olive oil on top of spinach and mandarine oranges with dried cranberries. Sometimes things work out, sometimes they don’t. The mystery is the best part.

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Erin February 2, 2011 at 6:17 am

Depends on what I’m in the mood for, but probably olive oil and balsamic vinegar or ranch.

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Linda M February 2, 2011 at 6:19 am

I’ll call it Strawberry Vinagrette. I simply blend olive oil, balsamic vinegar, a few strawberries, a touch of maple syrup, and adjust to taste.

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mcouperacer09 February 2, 2011 at 6:25 am

gotta be blue cheese…

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StacyM February 2, 2011 at 6:28 am

Zesty Thai…yum

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Anna February 2, 2011 at 6:39 am

Simple and classic: Oil & Vinegar!

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Sheryl Walter February 2, 2011 at 6:39 am

Log Cabin Salad Dressing, homemade, like a sweet red french, the only way I could get my kids to eat salad was with this dressing!!

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RebeccaG February 2, 2011 at 6:40 am

thousand island FTW

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Beccaaaa February 2, 2011 at 6:41 am

Honey Poppyseed!

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Hilary February 2, 2011 at 6:42 am

Greek Feta!

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Laura February 2, 2011 at 6:46 am

champagne vinaigrette

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Jan Hack February 2, 2011 at 6:48 am

Miso-Carrot dressing

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jennifer February 2, 2011 at 7:05 am

this is so tough but I’m going to have to say raspberry vinaigrette!!

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Lara February 2, 2011 at 7:14 am

Thousand Island from Russ’ in West MI is the best! Not just any thousand island, but the stuff from Russ’. If anyone reading this is from that area, they should try it!

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Mo Chen February 2, 2011 at 7:19 am

Balsamic vinaigrette!

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Tanja February 2, 2011 at 7:20 am

Oil & vinegar!

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Jaclyn February 2, 2011 at 7:34 am

I love almost any Newman’s Own dressings. For raw veggies like carrots and cauliflower, I love Light Ranch dressing, and for everything else Italian always works well.

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Melanie February 2, 2011 at 7:34 am

honestly, not a huge salad dressing (i.e. pre-made ones) fan, so I usually just make my own by mixing a little apple cider vinegar, honey, and dijon mustard. Yum :)

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k. February 2, 2011 at 7:37 am

simple oil & vinegar

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outoftheboxfood February 2, 2011 at 7:42 am

Ranch from Scratch!

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christina pleichner February 2, 2011 at 7:46 am

I’m a simple ranch girl. my own homemade ranch is just perfect!!!! :)

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Charlotte February 2, 2011 at 7:49 am

French dressing :-) Or olive oil, or blue cheese, just anything that adds an unusual kick of flavour :-)

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Whitney February 2, 2011 at 7:51 am

Cucumber & Leek!

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Michele Brown February 2, 2011 at 7:52 am

I make a homemade blue cheese using fat free yogurt, so right now that is my favorite.

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Stacey February 2, 2011 at 7:52 am

a nicely aged balsamic with a little olive oil and salt. sooo delicious and simple.

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joy February 2, 2011 at 7:55 am

Balsamic of course!

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Brielle February 2, 2011 at 7:55 am

Thousand Island.

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cm February 2, 2011 at 7:55 am

light balsamic vinaigrette!

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Emily Rosenthal February 2, 2011 at 7:56 am

Avocado citrus dressing from the Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, NY. Light, flavorful, delicious, and so simple to make on your own!

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Morgan February 2, 2011 at 8:00 am

Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing…yummmmmm, when eating it people always ask me, “You want some salad with that dressing?”

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Sue February 2, 2011 at 8:13 am

For every day: red wine vinegar and olive oil, salt and, sometimes, a bit of garlic and oregano. Occasional indulgence: old-fashioned-steakhouse-type creamy garlic.

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Paula Glover February 2, 2011 at 8:17 am

Caesar Dressing

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Amy February 2, 2011 at 8:24 am

Asian sesame: yum!

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Michelle February 2, 2011 at 8:25 am

Fat free ranch!

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Megha February 2, 2011 at 8:26 am

Ginger Miso – a little kick goes a long way

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Anna Flowers February 2, 2011 at 8:37 am

My mom makes an amazing grapefruit vinaigrette that’s my absolute favorite.

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Monali February 2, 2011 at 8:40 am

Italian mixed with Thousand Island! Yum!

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Marlena February 2, 2011 at 8:41 am

Tahini!

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Katie February 2, 2011 at 8:42 am

A lot of garlic, some red wine vinegar, pepper, and olive oil – so simple but always so good!

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Lucie February 2, 2011 at 8:42 am

Garlic Sensation dressing.

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Laura February 2, 2011 at 8:54 am

The really fattening kind of ranch you get at restaurants is so good but at home I usually stick with a simple vinaigrette.

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Jennifer Temple February 2, 2011 at 8:57 am

Blue Cheese

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Valentyna L February 2, 2011 at 8:57 am

Poppy seed dressing over mandarin orange salad.

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coastalvicar February 2, 2011 at 8:59 am

blood orange vinaigrette

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Kiva February 2, 2011 at 9:00 am

Extra Virgin Olive Oil + Balsamic Vinegar = yum!

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Rinku February 2, 2011 at 9:01 am

spinach with dried cranberries, blue cheese, red onions, pears, and walnuts with a balsamic vinaigrette!! Yummy!

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Lynn February 2, 2011 at 9:04 am

Olive oil, lemon juice and dijon mustard.

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Rinku February 2, 2011 at 9:05 am

rasberry vinaigrette

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Wendy February 2, 2011 at 9:06 am

Blue cheese dressing

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Susie February 2, 2011 at 9:07 am

I love me some raspberry vinaigrette!

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Connie February 2, 2011 at 9:10 am

I love ranch with a little blended chipotle chili. Puts a little spice in our life.

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Courtney February 2, 2011 at 9:15 am

Ginger dressing, without a doubt.

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Christina February 2, 2011 at 9:22 am

Cucumber Ranch

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Cooking Etcetera February 2, 2011 at 9:22 am

miso honey and my all time favorite – spicy peanut sauce

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Deborah Kang February 2, 2011 at 9:29 am

Miso ginger!

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Katie (aka Kekibird) February 2, 2011 at 9:32 am

Personally, I love a good homemade lemon mustard dressing or a simple vinegar and oil mixture.

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B February 2, 2011 at 9:32 am

Japanese ginger garlic dressing.

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Suzanne R February 2, 2011 at 9:36 am

I love a variety of salad dressings, but I tend to go for the balsamic vinegar and olive oil, salt and pepper the most. Best quality balsamic and oil, sea salt and fresh ground black and white peppercorns.

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Jenni February 2, 2011 at 9:46 am

Ranch. Bit Time. Though, really, I use it more for a dip than on salads :)

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Tara February 2, 2011 at 9:47 am

olive oil and balsamic vinegar!

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Larissa February 2, 2011 at 9:49 am

Honey mustard. Honey lime. Spicy ranch. Caesar.

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Emily February 2, 2011 at 9:50 am

oil and balsamic vinegar usually, but I love a good blue cheese sometimes too!

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Nate February 2, 2011 at 9:52 am

honey mustard

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Bryce February 2, 2011 at 9:55 am

Rice wine vinegar with lemongrass and tarragon

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Joanna Mantz February 2, 2011 at 10:00 am

Avacado lime

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Catherine Russell February 2, 2011 at 10:14 am

Three Cheese Ranch

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Kat February 2, 2011 at 10:16 am

ginger dressing from a sushi resto

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Emma February 2, 2011 at 10:17 am

seasame ginger !

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Brandon Behrens February 2, 2011 at 10:18 am

Raspberry Hazelnut Vinaigrette!

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Candice February 2, 2011 at 10:19 am

Love an orange balsamic vinegarette!

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Candice February 2, 2011 at 10:20 am

Love an orange balsamic vinaigrette!

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Lori February 2, 2011 at 10:27 am

Greek dressing!

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Chi Chi February 2, 2011 at 10:47 am

(Paul) Newman’s Own “light Balsamic Vinaigrette”…it’s delicious, my children LOVE it because it’s not too tangy and ALL PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY.

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marlene February 2, 2011 at 11:05 am

Too many favorites … but I just had honey mustard last night and it was good!

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Jennifer February 2, 2011 at 11:14 am

Favorite salad dressing- Really, any vinaigrette.

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Brittany February 2, 2011 at 11:14 am

mmmm! Definitely asian toasted sesame dressing. extra garlic!

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nickki duban February 2, 2011 at 11:16 am

my favorites are:
healthiest: wishbone balsamic
worst for you: any creamy italian
off the cuff: ginger dressing from any sushi place. nom!

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Alaina February 2, 2011 at 11:17 am

Simple Italian dressing

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Cait Dobson February 2, 2011 at 11:19 am

Homemade olive oil & balsamic vinegar, yum!

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Debbie Tegen February 2, 2011 at 11:21 am

plain non fat yogurt mixed with dijon mustard. Yum!

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Sharon February 2, 2011 at 11:58 am

Catalina

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Laura G February 2, 2011 at 11:59 am

Gotta go with the old standby- oil and vinegar!

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Adriana from Baking Powders February 2, 2011 at 12:09 pm

i’m not a big dressing person, so i usually go with italian

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Lisa Shipman February 2, 2011 at 12:12 pm

Catalina mixed with Ranch!

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Jamie February 2, 2011 at 12:18 pm

Simple olive oil and lemon… sometimes with some roasted garlic!

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Victoria S February 2, 2011 at 12:23 pm

A home made ceasar dressing that centers lemon juice more than others!

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MAV February 2, 2011 at 12:49 pm

Currently, Trader Joe’s Goddess dressing. My husband’s homemade balsamic vinaigrette comes in a close second though…

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sylvie February 2, 2011 at 12:50 pm

french vinaigrette is the only dressing at my house. oil, cider vinegar, pinch of thyme, squeeze of mustard and s&p. it doesn’t over power the veggies and is made from stuff i always have around.

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Jacob February 2, 2011 at 1:36 pm

Cooking light has a great salad recipe with barley, black eyed peas, tomato, roasted pepper, etc… The dressing for that salad is awesome! It has lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, etc… Love it!!!

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Summer February 2, 2011 at 1:46 pm

I can’t live without Ranch Dressing!

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Connie February 2, 2011 at 2:41 pm

Green Goddess

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Zoe February 2, 2011 at 2:46 pm

Balsamic Vinaigrette

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bonnie February 2, 2011 at 2:50 pm

Just a simple salt + freshly squeezed lemon + good olive oil

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Chris M. February 2, 2011 at 3:33 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette of some sort.

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Anna Coxwell February 2, 2011 at 4:07 pm

My favorite is Sesame Soy Ginger Vinaigrette from Trader Joe’s!

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Jenna H February 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Honey Mustard! I put in on everything!

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heather February 2, 2011 at 4:16 pm

A mustard and white wine vinegar dressing with extra virgin olive oil, shallots, garlic and tarragon. So light and simple. Can even be made with the leftovers in a mustard jar — add remaining ingredients and shake!

Cheers,

*Heather*

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Amy Taylor February 2, 2011 at 4:18 pm

Hidden Valley Ranch

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ButterYum February 2, 2011 at 4:21 pm

My favorite dressing….. that’s a hard one. I’m going to say caesar.

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Mike February 2, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Creamy avocado Dijon vinaigrette!

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Maggie February 2, 2011 at 4:29 pm

Blue Cheese

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Rachael odonnell February 2, 2011 at 4:29 pm

Seeds of Change Feta vinaigrette! It makes salad worth eating.

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Kath February 2, 2011 at 4:31 pm

A simple toss with olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper!

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Meryl February 2, 2011 at 4:34 pm

Asian Vinaigrette.

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Lou February 2, 2011 at 4:34 pm

Dijon Vinaigrette.

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Kate February 2, 2011 at 4:37 pm

olive oil, lemon juice, dijon mustard, minced garlic, salt and fresh ground pepper – yummy!

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Amanda February 2, 2011 at 4:37 pm

Creamy, caesar dressing is my favorite! So fattening, but so good!

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amanda February 2, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette

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L. Michelle February 2, 2011 at 4:44 pm

Oooh! Greek Salad dressing!

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Jana Baatenburg February 2, 2011 at 4:50 pm

I don’t eat it very often, but I love poppy seed dressing, especially on a salad with thin cut onions, strawberries and feta, yum!

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Gina Martinez February 2, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Italian Vinaigrette

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Rebecca February 2, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Balsamic Vinaigrette! mm salad

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Kara B February 2, 2011 at 4:55 pm

Balsalmic vinaigrette! Of the homemade variety of course :)

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Carol February 2, 2011 at 4:57 pm

Honey Mustard

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Karla February 2, 2011 at 4:58 pm

Blue Cheese!! :-D

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Maya Bush February 2, 2011 at 5:02 pm

balsamic vinaigrette

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Kathi February 2, 2011 at 5:11 pm

Blue Cheese is always my number one!

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Karami February 2, 2011 at 5:12 pm

I LOVE Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette. I would put it on everything if I could…but I’m sure it’d clash with more than a few foods =P

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katiek436 February 2, 2011 at 5:13 pm

i’m a fan of classic Italian!

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Ronda February 2, 2011 at 5:17 pm

My fave is olive oil, a little Dijon, shallots, garlic, lemon and fresh black pepper.

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Ariana February 2, 2011 at 5:21 pm

I’m a sucker for some yummy blue cheese!

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jennifer February 2, 2011 at 5:21 pm

1000 island. Gotta stay old school. :)

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ecp February 2, 2011 at 5:24 pm

miso tahini!

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Lori February 2, 2011 at 5:26 pm

Watching the waistline – balslamic vinaigrette.
Packing on the pounds – ranch.

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Lauren February 2, 2011 at 5:27 pm

Ginger-Miso!

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Cara February 2, 2011 at 5:32 pm

My low cal and easy dressing: 2 parts red wine vinegar, 1 part olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder.

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Heather F. February 2, 2011 at 5:38 pm

olive oil and balsamic vinegar

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Steve2 in LA February 2, 2011 at 5:38 pm

Miso (try it on a salad with pizza!)

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Russ February 2, 2011 at 5:45 pm

Thousand Island

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Majou February 2, 2011 at 5:49 pm

Delicious raspberry vinaigrette~! :)

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F. Plvan February 2, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Green Goddess! So retro.

F. Plvan
fsplvan@syr.edu

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Ronda February 2, 2011 at 6:02 pm

French!

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Rebecca D. February 2, 2011 at 6:02 pm

poppyseed dressing is my favorite when I am indulging, otherwise I like roasted red pepper vinaigrette

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Kim February 2, 2011 at 6:05 pm

My favorite dressing would be a classic one: dijon and tarragon vinagar!

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Chau H February 2, 2011 at 6:07 pm

I love a basic olive oil and balsamic vinegar combination with a few shakes of salt, pepper, and some choice herbs.

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Alison February 2, 2011 at 6:09 pm

My favorite off-the-shelf is Newman’s own ceasar light :)

My favorite to make is buttermilk ranch with penzey’s buttermilk dressing spice mix.

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Amy Williams February 2, 2011 at 6:13 pm

I hate to be boring but it’s Balsamic Vinaigrette. I love balsamic vinegar!

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Rochel @ barefootandcooking February 2, 2011 at 6:14 pm

sesame asian dressing. so yummy.

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Shaina February 2, 2011 at 6:19 pm

Honey mustard from Whole Foods!

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Kristina February 2, 2011 at 6:20 pm

I love my homemade dressing which has white balsamic vinegar, olive oil, dijon mustard and salt and pepper.

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Amy @ amyBITES February 2, 2011 at 6:23 pm

I’m always a sucker for a really, really good Caesar dressing. Can’t resist it!

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ailyn February 2, 2011 at 6:27 pm

Balsamic, EVOO, Garlic and Honey. So Onolicious!

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Kayla Caruso February 2, 2011 at 6:28 pm

My favorite salad dressing is a little red wine vinegar, olive oil, and oregano mixed together. Perfect on a greek salad!

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Sophia February 2, 2011 at 6:28 pm

Raspberry vinaigrette!

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Vahi February 2, 2011 at 6:31 pm

Caesar dressing. It’s a classic!

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Quinn Yang February 2, 2011 at 6:34 pm

Green Goddess!

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Lynnbo February 2, 2011 at 6:37 pm

Ooooooh, I’m salivating just reading these. A simple red wine or champagne vinaigrette or – my all time favorite bottled dressing – Sister’s Sesame Garlic Sass. Put a good vinaigrette on almost anything and I’d eat it!

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Robin February 2, 2011 at 6:38 pm

Green Goddess

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Tanya G February 2, 2011 at 6:40 pm

Sounds boring, but I have been using bacon ranch on a lot of things lately and not just salad!

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Angela Cramer February 2, 2011 at 6:40 pm

Oil & Vinegar!

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Angela February 2, 2011 at 6:43 pm

Pietro Dressing Soyu. It’s a Japanese salad dressing. It’s soooo good. It can make the plainest salad just taste so good.

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Cynthia February 2, 2011 at 7:07 pm

Italian dressing… classic favorite.

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Jenna February 2, 2011 at 7:09 pm

Ceasar dressing. Anchovies, croutons, parmesan, and that delicious dressing are where it’s at!

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Laurence February 2, 2011 at 7:13 pm

Greek Feta :)

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Erica February 2, 2011 at 7:13 pm

Tomato and cheese dressing – I had it in Norway one summer and loved it!

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MW February 2, 2011 at 7:15 pm

Citrus- esp. in the throes of winter. A quick zest and squeeze of either blood orange or Meyer lemon whisked with olive oil is my favorite way to brighten up a salad.

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kristen mitchell February 2, 2011 at 7:15 pm

Raspberry vinaigrette

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Lizzy C. February 2, 2011 at 7:20 pm

Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil…the recipe of my French homestay family! I knew I was part of the family when they let me make it!

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Carolyn Yang February 2, 2011 at 7:23 pm

poppy seed…so good!

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Brenna February 2, 2011 at 7:36 pm

A little caesar salad dressing mixed with Italian dressing and lots of crunchy things in the salad.

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Justine February 2, 2011 at 7:43 pm

Believe it or not, I like salsa on my salad!

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Carrie February 2, 2011 at 7:50 pm

Orange Walnut Dressing

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Stephanie February 2, 2011 at 7:51 pm

Southwest Ranch is deeeelightful! <3

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Lauren February 2, 2011 at 7:57 pm

garlicy mustard vinagrette!

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Michelle February 2, 2011 at 8:04 pm

Miso dressing!

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natalie February 2, 2011 at 8:11 pm

balsamic

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Rachel Elizabeth February 2, 2011 at 8:17 pm

Thai Peanut!

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Ashlei February 2, 2011 at 8:18 pm

GODDESS! So yummy!

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Megan Elizabeth February 2, 2011 at 8:23 pm

Definitely Greek :) favorite kind of salad, hands down

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Kate February 2, 2011 at 8:27 pm

Trader Joe’s Cilantro Dressing

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Freddie February 2, 2011 at 8:33 pm

I love the miso ginger salad dressing served on my campus (at cornell in the statler hotel student dining area)

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Heather February 2, 2011 at 8:35 pm

blue cheese

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Dwayne Smith February 2, 2011 at 8:41 pm

Spicy Ranch or Bleu Cheese

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Kristen February 2, 2011 at 8:41 pm

Tuscan Italian!!! It’s delicious with pears and dried cranberries in the salad :)

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Michaela Swanson February 2, 2011 at 8:42 pm

Preserved lemon vinnegrette

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Niki February 2, 2011 at 8:47 pm

Asiago Caeser!~

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Chao February 2, 2011 at 8:56 pm

a little bit of balsamic vinaigrette (:

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chelsea February 2, 2011 at 9:06 pm

mount upton garden dressing…family secret =)

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Elissa February 2, 2011 at 9:11 pm

olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper – goes with most salads, I think

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Samantha February 2, 2011 at 9:27 pm

creamy balsamic vinaigrette!!

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az February 2, 2011 at 9:28 pm

blush wine viagrette

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Kristi February 2, 2011 at 9:30 pm

honey mustard, low fat of course!

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Bethany B February 2, 2011 at 9:52 pm

greek feta vinagrette!

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Doris February 2, 2011 at 9:56 pm

Home made honey mustard dressing.

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Andrea February 2, 2011 at 10:09 pm

Anything with miso!

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Shane February 2, 2011 at 10:13 pm

Green goddess!!

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Kimba's Kitchen February 2, 2011 at 10:27 pm

Newman’s Own Parmesan & Roasted Garlic Dressing!

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Cara February 2, 2011 at 11:14 pm

Parmesan garlic! Creamy, with little chunks of flavor.

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Alison February 2, 2011 at 11:14 pm

Ginger

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Denise C February 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm

i love making my own dressing with dijon mustard, lemon juice, olive oil and pepper (and sometimes sugar)! it has just enough tang for me :]

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Amy February 2, 2011 at 11:34 pm

Champagne Vinaigrette! Perfect for any fruit salad and an easy base to be mixed with any fruit puree, in particular, raspberry puree for my second favorite, a raspberry vinaigrette :)

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Lenzie February 3, 2011 at 12:04 am

Balsamic Vinaigrette!

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Alex February 3, 2011 at 1:07 am

poppy seed vinaigrette!

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gajra February 3, 2011 at 1:50 am

EVOO,lemon juice fresh, freshly cracked black pepper, honey, crushed red chilli flakes, garlic grated, rock salt, mustard and the last fresh cilantro finely chopped mixed and whised lightly in a bowl and poured on– now that’s my salad dressing!!;))

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Katie February 3, 2011 at 5:22 am

it’s a tie between bleu cheese and asian sesame!

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Joanne February 3, 2011 at 5:39 am

White balsamic vinaigrette with blue cheese crumbles.

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K February 3, 2011 at 5:56 am

Creamy walnut mmm
For something light, I go with oil, vinegar, salt, sugar, pepper, garlic, and some spices. Very good!

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pietra February 3, 2011 at 6:57 am

Home made lavender vinegar, light olive oil, salt & pepper. TO DIE FOR!

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chris February 3, 2011 at 7:14 am

a simple vinaigrette

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Regina February 3, 2011 at 7:33 am

Ranch

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penny February 3, 2011 at 7:48 am

balsamic vinaigrette made with white balsamic vinegar.

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Sarah February 3, 2011 at 8:21 am

Creamy Caesar Dressing-if only it were calorie free!

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Diana February 3, 2011 at 8:37 am

Thousand island dressing! Although bleu cheese is getting up there…

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christine yoo February 3, 2011 at 8:44 am

my fave dressing is grainy mustard, evoo, and vinegar = yummy yummy

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nora February 3, 2011 at 9:06 am

im really a fan of any salad dressing that is homemade! i have such a hard time finding a dressing in the store that doesnt taste like preservatives! – so if you make it ill most likely like it! :)

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Jey February 3, 2011 at 9:08 am

i don’t think there’s anything better than ranch dressing!

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Fefe February 3, 2011 at 9:15 am

Creamy poppyseed

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Alana February 3, 2011 at 9:23 am

Sesame Ginger- Delicious on Salads or any main dish!

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Caitlin February 3, 2011 at 9:49 am

Sesame garlic!

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Linda February 3, 2011 at 10:08 am

Bleu Cheese with crumbles.

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June February 3, 2011 at 10:20 am

A maple vinaigrette with shallots …dee-ricious

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Sarah February 3, 2011 at 10:25 am

Maple Grove Farms Balsamic Vinaigrette w/Pure Maple Syrup Dressing.

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Catherine February 3, 2011 at 10:32 am

maple balsamic vinaigrette!

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KMJ February 3, 2011 at 11:01 am

Actually I love just a squeeze of lemon on my salads. The lettuce doesn’t wilt and it gives a bright delicious flavor to everything!

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SK February 3, 2011 at 11:03 am

Olive oil, lemon juice, dijon mustard, salt & pepper!

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Bonnie February 3, 2011 at 11:36 am

Just plain balsamic vinegar for me.

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Karri February 3, 2011 at 11:38 am

Honey Mustard!

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suzyqzy February 3, 2011 at 11:56 am

Seeds of Change Greek Feta Vinagrette. Hard to find, but I’ve been able to order online.

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Janna February 3, 2011 at 12:03 pm

Blue cheese

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Erin February 3, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Greek!!!!!

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Erin February 3, 2011 at 12:46 pm

Caesar :)

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Sarah J February 3, 2011 at 1:12 pm

Ranch and French mixed.

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Jen February 3, 2011 at 1:13 pm

Homemade Blue Cheese

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Jacki C February 3, 2011 at 1:13 pm

I make the most delicious veggie coat from an equal mixture of spicy brown mustard and balsamic vinegar (good quality). Fat free and goes with everything!

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Roakian February 3, 2011 at 1:26 pm

Raspberry vinagrette

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Jennifer O February 3, 2011 at 1:52 pm

Kraft Zesty Italian

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Danielle February 3, 2011 at 2:20 pm

CREAMY ITALIAN!

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emilie VEE February 3, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Balsamic vinaigrette!

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Anu February 3, 2011 at 4:01 pm

Palsamic vinegar with a hint of honey

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Theresa February 3, 2011 at 6:38 pm

Sesame Ginger

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VS February 3, 2011 at 6:42 pm

balsamic vinaigrette

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Jason Unterman February 3, 2011 at 7:29 pm

Blue Cheese

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mghinckley February 3, 2011 at 7:46 pm

Bleu Cheese Vinaigrette

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Dina February 3, 2011 at 8:12 pm

homemade buttermilk blue cheese

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TY February 3, 2011 at 9:55 pm

I love raspberry vinaigrette!

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Amy February 3, 2011 at 10:23 pm

I love blue cheese dressing!

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deeba February 4, 2011 at 4:42 am

Yes please…another fab giveaway.
My fave – An EVOO vinaigrette

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Tiny February 4, 2011 at 4:43 am

My favorite salad dressing is too simple with olive oil, lemon juice, pepper and salt.

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Young February 4, 2011 at 5:12 am

mix of sesame oil/ginger/soy sauce/scallion

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Becki Sue February 4, 2011 at 7:58 am

Ranch, of course!!!

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Michael V. Parker February 4, 2011 at 10:32 am

Candied bacon-bleu cheese dressing is the supreme accompaniment to any salad, thus rendering it utterly devoid of nutritional value!

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may February 4, 2011 at 11:27 am

Asian sesame!

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Marthe February 4, 2011 at 1:13 pm

My favorite salad dressing is balsamic vinegar, mixed with extra virgin olive oil, some fresh diced garlic, salt and pepper

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Sarah February 4, 2011 at 1:24 pm

Hot bacon dressing…it IS possible to make it somewhat healthy!

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Margaret February 4, 2011 at 1:26 pm

Sun-dried Tomato Vinaigrette

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Meha February 4, 2011 at 1:36 pm

Italian, without doubt!

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Maria Regina Madarang February 4, 2011 at 1:56 pm

Homemade citrus vinaigrette using mostly orange juice to cut the fat/oil.
:-)

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Samantha February 4, 2011 at 2:03 pm

Wasabi lime!

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Christina Marsigliese February 4, 2011 at 2:09 pm

Portuguese olive oil and balsamic. Can’t beat it.

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Edeline February 4, 2011 at 3:14 pm

Creamy ginger + miso vinaigrette!

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Lindsey February 4, 2011 at 6:32 pm

Asian honey vinaigrette!

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life and kitchen February 4, 2011 at 7:24 pm

Greek!

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annette February 4, 2011 at 9:25 pm

i usually make a basic vinaigrette adding whatever i have in my kitchen that sounds good.

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Diane February 5, 2011 at 12:55 am

Ginger-elli or Gorgeamous Garlic!

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Mae February 5, 2011 at 3:30 am

raspberry vinagrette

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Lemmens Frank February 5, 2011 at 8:45 am

I’m from Belgium, searching around the world to find new recipes, and did find a lot of them on tastespotting.

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sam February 5, 2011 at 10:41 am

green goddess !!! my grandmother always had this in her fridge –

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Darsh February 8, 2011 at 1:59 am

Asiago Caesar!

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Mary Lyle February 10, 2011 at 5:01 pm

Creamy Feta Red Wine Vinegar Dressing!

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How to Barbeque December 2, 2011 at 5:24 am

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