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Oil and Vinegar Dressings

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Oil and Vinegar offers a healthy alternative to salad dressings and toppings. With spring in mind, create delicious salad dressings to complement abundant fresh local produce.

Oil and Vinegar Dressings

With the advent of the season of spring, stores and markets will be displaying a vast array of fresh produce. This is a time to make best use of these seasonal fruits and vegetables and to address dietary needs. Fresh delicious salads and grilled fish, meat and poultry can be substituted for the type of cuisine normally enjoyed when the weather is cold. If your quest is to start and maintain a healthy diet there is no better way than to prepare salad dressings at home. By creating and preparing your own recipes as opposed to shop bought varieties you can ensure that there are no harmful ingredients invading your food and your fat and sodium intake can be easily controlled.

classic vinaigrette

Creating a dressing from your own recipe has many benefits and allows you to enjoy the flavors that you enjoy most and is a healthy way to use the ingredients that you prefer. Making a dressing for salad is simple and to start you on your way to creating your favorites try mastering a classic vinaigrette.

One Response to “Oil and Vinegar Dressings”

  1. Nigel
    June 20th, 2008 12:58
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    Oil and vinegar works well with more than just dressings. A vinaigrette is great as a vegatable dip, a marinade, and also a baste. Use quality olive oil that is cold pressed and usually imported from Spain or Italy. For a balsamic, use a Modena produced vinegar for best flavor and taste.

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