Nine Fabulous Salad Dressing Recipes

I asked some of my friends if they had any favorite salad dressing recipes that they would like to share with me and we came up with a list of nine. I hope you will enjoy these homemade tried and true recipes from some great home cooks.

9 salad dressings collage

The first two are mine. The third one was given to me from my friend MaryAnn and the fourth is from my sister who created a wonderful blog at

The last five were shared by some wonderful gardening blogger friends.


For the detailed recipes simply click on the image.

ranch dressing recipe ~

Homemade Ranch

Herbal Vinaigrette Dressing

Herbal Balsamic Vinaigrette

Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette courtesy of my friend Mary Ann

Carrot Ginger Dressing ~

Carrot Ginger Dressing ~


Cucumber dressing


Pine Needle Dressing


Winter salad


Honey Mustard Dressing ~

Ceasar Salad Dressing ~


About Patti Estep

Patti is the creator of Hearth and Vine, a home and garden blog filled with projects to inspire your creative side. She loves crafting, gardening, decorating and entertaining at her home in Pennsylvania. When she is not working on a project at home or searching for treasures at nurseries and thrift stores with her girlfriends, you’ll probably find her with family and friends, at a restaurant, or home party enjoying new and different food adventures.

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  1. Can’t wait to try them all!!! Thanks for featuring my Caesar salad recipe.

  2. There’s nothing in a bottle that can surpass the taste of a homemade dressing! Can’t wait to try some of these, Patti, and thanks for including our cucumber dressing.

    • Thank you for sharing your cucumber dressing Jane. I’m also excited to try some of them including yours. Maybe I can pretend it’s summer and I have fresh greens from the garden. 😉

  3. They all look so delicious! I eat a lot of salads and am always looking for a way to change them up and these dressings would do that. Thanks for posting them!

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