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Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing mix in a large jar

greygarious Jul 15, 2013 04:21 PM

I noticed and bought this at Costco recently, though I have no idea how long they've carried it. It makes a good topping for popcorn and, when mixed with yogurt or sour cream, for baked potatoes. I can see it becoming a standby for me when I am turning pan drippings into gravy/sauce, and to season plain breadcrumbs or biscuit batter.

  1. greygarious Jul 17, 2013 03:47 PM

    16 oz container, $8

    1. j
      Jenny Ondioline Jul 17, 2013 09:25 PM

      It's also handy for small households that don't mind a bit of ranch dressing now and then but prefer their salads underdressed: no more mixing up an entire packet then throwing half of it away three weeks later.

      1. Firegoat Jul 18, 2013 06:52 AM

        My BF swears by it. Now there is a big jar in my spice cabinet. I think he got his at Sam's Club. But it is a 16 oz. container. He has some sort of ranch dressing fetish I think.

        1. t
          truman Jul 18, 2013 10:53 AM

          Also good for breading chicken breasts - mix with corn flake crumbs (google "hidden valley ranch chicken" for details).

          I am anti-mayo and so I can make my own ranch dressing using milk and yogurt. Yay!

          1. b
            Bakersfield Hound Jul 20, 2013 10:26 AM

            Easy to mix with sour cream for dips. It allows you make it to your taste.
            Danny

            1. mucho gordo Jul 20, 2013 11:04 AM

              The grandkids like when Mrs G. adds the mix to ground beef for hamburgers.

              1. Kris in Beijing Jul 26, 2013 09:17 PM

                I also just sprinkle a bit of the powder over a salad-- no fat/white sauce carrier at all-- and let the salt in the mix break down the veggies a bit.

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