This homemade ranch dressing is miles ahead of the store bought kind, with much greater flavor, and the advantage of being able to adjust the seasonings to your preferences.
It’s an eternal truth of American cuisine that ranch dressing works well with just about anything, but it tends to work much better if it’s this homemade version. Sure, you can buy a seasoning packet from the supermarket, but then you can’t up the garlic if you’re a garlic fiend, or tone down the dill if you’re not such a big fan. The dried parsley in this recipe provide a nice, herbal base, with the other spices adding layers of flavor on top, and the combination of buttermilk and mayo makes it perfectly tangy. When you taste this recipe, you’ll understand what ranch is really supposed to taste like, and you might find it hard to go back.
Makes around ½ cup. Adapted from Power Vegetables.
A Chesapeake Bay spin on the classic Cobb Salad, featuring smoked trout and a Vanns Chesapeake Bay Seafood Seasoning spiked ranch dressing.
Vanns Quebec Steak Seasoning is the secret ingredient that makes the flavor of these burger patties shine.
Rice bowls are starting to be a big thing these days, and there's a good reason. Take something a little saucy, something with some great texture, something with protein or some bite to it, arrange on top of rice, add the condiments of your choice, and enjoy your healthy, delicious, and filling meal!
A lighter take on a taco salad, featuring ground turkey spiced with Vanns Taco Seasoning, and a homemade pico de gallo salsa.
Maybe you have your grilling recipes all set for this weekend. Maybe you're letting someone else do the grilling. Either way, don't forget about the sides! This coleslaw hits all the right notes.
Vanns Fajita Seasoning doesn't need to stay inside of a tortilla - it makes for a great fajita-inspired turkey burger as well!
A quick shirmp dish that builds flavor through the use of Asian aromatics, earthy turmeric, and spicy chili flakes. Combined with a refreshing slaw, it just needs a side of rice to make a complete meal.
A homemade version of the delicious garlic and herb cheese found in the cheese aisle of just about every grocery store, this version is much more economical and allows you to adjust the flavors to suit your preferences.
It's almost Memorial Day, and you know what that means -- time to take the cover off your grill, stock up on the charcoal and propane, and fill your grocery cart with your favorite pieces of meat and grillable vegetables.