Monday, March 29, 2010

brit's creamy cranberry dressing, with a couple of salad options:)...

i was called to be on a committee for a commemorative dinner last month & i was honored! i am not going to lie though, i am glad that the dinner is over & was a success! we started the night with this salad dressing that i made. even though everyone thought it was a raspberry dressing, it was actually cranberry. i have made it a few time since & tried it with a couple of different salad ingredients. give it a try & get creative with the greens & things:) Enjoy!

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{brit's creamy cranberry dressing}

1 cup sugar
2 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. salt
2/3 cup vinegar
2 heaping TBSP mayo
2/3 cup Craisins
1 1/2 - 2 cups vegetable oil

measure all ingredients, except oil, in the blender or food processor. blend until combined. with the blender or processor on medium, pour in the oil in a slow & steady stream until the dressing emulsifies.** store in an air tight container, i prefer a canning jar, in the fridge

like I said, for the salad I have done a few different types. I will list them seperately below. They common thread is the craisins:)

salad #1-

fresh baby spinach
sliced fresh mushrooms
roasted & salted shelled sunflower seeds
grated mozzerella cheese
sweetened dried cranberries

salad #2-

spring mix lettuce
red grapes, halved
crumbled gorgonzolla cheese
roasted shelled pistachios
sweetened dried cranberries

either would be a great option for your Easter dinner!


Anonymous said...

"comity" is spelled committee.

brit said...

Thank you! I knew it was wrong, but I was too lazy to look it up:). You don't have to be anomymous, I'm not offended by the correction. I really do appreciate it!