The History of Ranch Dressing

Tasting Ranch for the first time was a transcendent experience in my young life. I totally remember my first taste. It was at a family get-together and my uncle’s then-girlfriend brought Ranch dip. I was instantly hooked and wanted to taste EVERYTHING Ranch. The problem that stood in my way was my mother who was … Continue reading The History of Ranch Dressing

The History Of Green Goddess Dressing

I weirdly remember exactly how I learned about Green Goddess dressing. It was during an episode of Rachel Ray's 30 Minute Meals though for the life of me I can't remember what else was made in the episode. I do remember her talking about it being popular in the 1970s and it was not unusual … Continue reading The History Of Green Goddess Dressing

McCall’s Great American Recipe Collection

In the mid 1970s, Bicentennial fever swept the nation which celebrated the 200th anniversary of the United States becoming an independent nation. There were special quarters, half dollars and dollar coins minted between 1975 and 1976. Cities around the country had celebrations and fireworks. Museums such as the Smithsonian had special exhibits.  Even Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading McCall’s Great American Recipe Collection