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Green Goddess Dip

I imagine this is ranch dip after it has had a good talking-to from RuPaul.  ”No no no NO.  You get out of that plastic Dixie cup; you are too fabulous for this.  Get yourself some fresh herbs–all the herbs–and anchovies.  You heard me!  Now go werk.

I have never seen her show.  Is it obvious?  Should I do something about that?

It’s the “goddess” part.  It sparks the ol’ imagination.

Anyway, green goddess dressing was REALLY created in San Francisco in the 1920s to honor the actor  George Arliss and his play, which happened to be called…  The Green Goddess.

Still, it’s really fantastic: lots of green, fresh herbs, plus anchovy, for savory depth.  It’s a multidimensional showoff.

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Homemade Buttermilk Ranch (Made from Homemade Mayonnaise)

Is Lent a good time to write a love letter to one’s vices? …  I’ll take that as a “maybe,” which works, because one of mine happens to be being inappropriate.  So here we go.

–Intervention marathons on Netflix for HOURS (time isn’t wasted if you’re knitting, too).  I love you.  Thanks for all the fun facts about drugs.
–Teen Mom.  Teenagers?  Bad decisions and even worse attitudes?  Sleveless AND sideless t-shirts?  Sold.  Sold so much.
–Jersey Shore.  30something-year-olds?  Bad decisions and even worse attitudes?  Sold again.  So hard.
–Buffalo hot sauce, you’re the most beautiful neon-colored preservative sludge I’ve ever seen.  Buffalo sauce, don’t ever change (unless the FDA tells you to).

Speaking of preservative-laden goopy things: Do you like ranch?  I enjoy it occasionally, mostly with equally terrible fried things (especially if there’s also buffalo sauce).  So, this is a science project.  We’re demystifying this stuff, by making it entirely from things that, though not quiiiite healthy, are at least recognizably food.  This is the kind of ranch you could give to Michael Pollan as a gift.

Also, as if that weren’t good enough news, it’s SO DELICIOUS!

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