Dressings

ITALIAN DRESSING

Preparation time: 5 minutesTotal time: 5 minutes1 cup 1/4 cup red or white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon chopped pimento, drained2 teaspoons jarred minced garlic (or 1 large garlic clove, peeled and minced)1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3/4 cup CRISCO Oil 1 can (8 ounces) chick peas, drained and rinsedSalad greens, rinsed and torn into bite-sized piecesCombine vinegar, pimento, garlic, oregano, sugar, salt and pepper in jar with tight-fitting lid. Shake well. Add Crisco Oil. Shake well again.Marinate chick peas in 1/2 cup dressing for 15 minutes. Toss with salad greens. Add extra dressing as needed. Use your favorite Crisco Oil...

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LEMON DILL SAUCE

Makes 1 cup 2 tablespoons Butter Flavor CRISCO Stick or 2 tablespoons Butter Flavor CRISCO all-vegetable shortening 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel 1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup half-and-half or milk1 egg yolk, beatenIn 1-quart saucepan melt Butter Flavor Crisco. Remove from heat. Stir in flour, lemon peel, dill weed and salt. Blend in half-and-half. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and just comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Blend small amount of hot mixture into egg yolk. Blend back into hot mixture, stirring to combine. Cook and stir until mixture just comes to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute longer. Serve with...

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LEMON DRESSING

Preparation time: 5 minutesTotal time: 5 minutes1 cup 3 tablespoons lemon juice 3 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2/3 cup CRISCO Oil Combine lemon juice, orange juice, sugar, salt and pepper in jar with tight-fitting lid. Shake well to dissolve sugar and salt. Add Crisco Oil. Shake well...

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MIXED GREENS WITH HONEY DIJON DRESSING

Preparation Time: 5 minutesTotal Time: 10 minutesMakes 1-1/2 cups 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 3 Tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup white vinegar 1 cup CRISCO Oil Place the Dijon mustard, honey, salt, pepper and vinegar in blender and slowly add the Crisco Oil while the blender is running on medium speed. If dressing is too thick, add a little water to make the consistency of heavy cream. Serve over mixed...

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MORNAY SAUCE

Makes 1-1/4 cups 2 tablespoons Butter Flavor CRISCO Stick or 2 tablespoons Butter Flavor CRISCO all-vegetable shortening 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon white pepper Dash ground nutmeg 1/3 cup water 1/2 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon granules2/3 cup half-and-half 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese In small saucepan melt Butter Flavor Crisco. Remove from heat. Stir in flour, salt, white pepper and nutmeg. Slowly blend in water, bouillon granules and half-and-half. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and bubbles. Stir in cheese until smooth. Serve with vegetables or...

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BLUE CHEESE DRESSING

Makes 2 cups 4 ounces blue cheese 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened2 cups mayonnaise 1 clove garlic, minced1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 to 1/3 cup milk Place blue cheese in medium mixing bowl. Crumble with fork. Blend in cream cheese. Add mayonnaise, garlic and pepper. Mix well. Blend in enough milk to make desired consistency.Cover and store in refrigerator. Stir before...

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