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Blue Cheese Dressing

This creamy, rich, and decadent blue cheese dressing is perfect on everything from salads to baked potatoes to crudite party veggies.

The Backstory: Okay, okay, blue cheese isn’t exactly Jewish–I get it. But let’s face it–the kids these days–they eat everything and blue cheese is a popular dressing for salads and dips. So, I guess I’m changing with the times. But the truth of the matter is that I’ve had a recipe for blue cheese dressing for a good 35 years. I got it from a neighbor when I lived in Staten Island. I lost touch with the neighbor, but the recipe survived. More of the Backstory after the recipe

Blue Cheese Dressing as seen on The Jewish Kitchen website

Blue Cheese Dressing

Course: Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people
This is a tangy dressing with a lot of attitude. The cheese and the little bit of vinegar gives it its robust flavor. It's perfect for salads or as a dip for veggies, pretzels or crackers.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup salad oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder to taste
  • 1/2 cup Blue Cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Put all the ingredients in to a blender. Process until smooth. Serve with salads, veggies, and fish.

…The Backstory continues: This is a tangy dressing/dip that works nicely with raw vegetables (carrots, celery, cucumbers and tomatoes) and is good on iceberg lettuce and sturdy vegetables. It’s got a lot of kick to it (like me), so it needs something just as strong to stand up to. Now, I’m a nice Jewish girl at heart, so in my heart of hearts, I have to tell you that I can’t look at this when it’s paired with things like chicken wings. I know it’s the fashionable way to eat blue cheese (but to me, not Jewish), but I just can’t do it.

So, if you like blue cheese dressing, and let’s face it, it’s pretty tasty (and what’s not to like?), I recommend it as a dip or as a salad dressing. And that’s my two cents on blue cheese.

 

 

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Blue Cheese Dressing as seen on The Jewish Kitchen website
Blue Cheese Dressing as seen on The Jewish Kitchen website
Blue Cheese Dressing as seen on The Jewish Kitchen website
Blue Cheese Dressing as seen on The Jewish Kitchen website
Blue Cheese Dressing as seen on The Jewish Kitchen website
Blue Cheese Dressing as seen on The Jewish Kitchen website
Blue Cheese Dressing as seen on The Jewish Kitchen website

Myrna Turek

I'm a domestic goddess who got my 'PhD' in Home Ec in the early 1960s. I was married for 52 years and have six grandchildren. If it were up to me, everything would be fried. Including chocolate.
Blue Cheese Dressing as seen on The Jewish Kitchen website

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