ranch dressing


Definition of ranch dressing

: a creamy salad dressing usually containing milk or buttermilk and mayonnaise

Examples of ranch dressing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If desired, serve with a sauce of ½ cup ranch dressing combined with 1 tablespoon Parmesan and ½ teaspoon garlic powder. Judy Walker, NOLA.com, "Fast, hot and crisp, air frying delivers flavor while cutting the oil and calories," 21 Oct. 2020 Instead of piling your next batch of tuna salad — try our version loaded with avocado and spicy ranch dressing for a flavorful change — onto a couple slices of bread, reach for a head of lettuce instead. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "What today’s cooks can learn from the 1950s kitchen, from leftovers to lettuce wraps," 16 Sep. 2020 The spice blend Shake Shack created for its Hot Chick'n was also used to create the restaurants own ranch dressing, which is on the menu permanently. Josh Rivera, USA TODAY, "After two years, Shake Shack brings back spicy chicken sandwich with new heat level and accompanying items," 1 Sep. 2020 Don't forget the fun options like croutons, sunflower seeds, shredded cheese and, of course, ranch dressing. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here are some ways to make school lunch special, in the classroom, in the socially distant cafeteria or at home," 22 Aug. 2020 These are good with a little ranch dressing on the side. Judy Walker, NOLA.com, "Judy Walker's Roux Believer: Ways with okra, a hot-weather Southern staple with lots of history," 12 Aug. 2020 Garnish with celery sticks and carrots with ranch dressing. ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Chuck’s Smoked and Grilled Buffalo Chicken Wings," 3 Aug. 2020 Fruity Pebbles cereal, pimento cheese sandwiches, chicken spaghetti, deviled eggs, and ranch dressing. Jackie Frere, Redbook, "Joanna Gaines Opens Up About Her Unusual Pregnancy Cravings," 9 Feb. 2018 The variety of cucumber recipes out there prove the veggie can be more than just a vehicle for ranch dressing (no shade) or a garden salad topping. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "33 Cucumber Recipes That Aren't All Salads," 10 July 2020

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First Known Use of ranch dressing

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Ranch dressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ranch%20dressing. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of ranch dressing

US : a creamy salad dressing

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