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The Art of Dressing

Posted by Alayne Gardner-Carimi on

The Art of Dressing

Many of us think salad dressing as a thing, a noun. However, the art of salad dressing is also a verb: it’s a process. There is a whole world of dressings, from the pour of pure olive oil and a drizzle of vinegar with no whisking or measuring involved — to the most complex, the blended kinds with multiple ingredients. There’s a place for all of these in the world of salad. However, the one most often used, the most depended upon, is the mother of all dressings, the vinaigrette. To properly dress a salad, only three ingredients are needed: an acid (like vinegar – traditional, balsamic,...

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