ranch dressing


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ranch dressing

n.
A creamy salad dressing typically made with buttermilk, mayonnaise, green onion, garlic, parsley, and other seasonings.

[After the Hidden Valley Guest Ranch, a dude ranch located near Santa Barbara, California, and run by Steve and Gayle Henson, where the dressing was first prepared and served in the late 1950s and early 1960s.]

ranch dressing

- A creamy buttermilk-based dressing with garlic and other spices and herbs, developed at Hidden Valley Ranch in Santa Barbara in the 1950s.
See also related terms for ranch.
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