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This recipe for CREAMY BACON DRESSING, by , is from The Standley Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Pat Simmons
Added: Thursday, June 11, 2009


1/2 lb. bacon
1 onion (finely chopped)
1 Tbsp. prepared mustard
1 tsp. worcestershire sauce
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 1/2 c. mayonnaise
1/8 tsp. hot sauce
1/2 c. buttermilk
1/4 c. tarragon vinegar
2 Tbsp. honey
1 1/2 Tbsp. fresh parsley (chopped)

Cut bacon crosswise into thin strips. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp, reserving 3 tablespoons of drippings in skillet. Set bacon aside. Saute onion and garlic in drippings over medium heat until tender. Combine sauteed onion mixture, reserved bacon, mayonnaise, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Stir with a wire whisk until well blended. Cover and chill. Yield: 3 1/3 cups.




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