Ranch-dressing meaning

A creamy salad dressing typically made with buttermilk, mayonnaise, green onion, garlic, parsley, and other seasonings.
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A creamy salad dressing containing buttermilk.
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A condiment made of buttermilk or sour cream, mayonnaise, minced green onion, garlic powder, and other seasonings mixed into a sauce.
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Origin of ranch-dressing

  • 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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition