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Presented by Mississippi Market Chef Partner Kristin Hamaker of Goosefoot Kitchen

Making your own salad dressings is simple and easy using staples you may already have on hand. Shake all ingredients well in a jam jar, taste for seasoning, and you’re ready to go!

Maple & Mustard Dressing

Makes 1 cup (lasts awhile in the fridge)

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup (or slightly less) Dijon or whole-grain mustard
  • ¼ cup red wine or apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup real maple syrup (preferably local)

Lemon & Honey Dressing

Makes about ¾ cup

  • Juice from 1 large lemon
  • Zest of ½ lemon (if you adore lemon)
  • 1 tablespoon honey (preferably raw and local)
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small shallot, minced (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped herbs, such as mint or thyme
  • 1 good pinch of sea salt
  • Twist of freshly-ground black pepper

Buttermilk & Herb Dressing

Makes about ¾ cup

  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup mayo or sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice, cider vinegar, or white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped herbs, such as mint, chive, or parsley
  • 1 good pinch of sea salt
  • Twist of freshly-ground black pepper