ranch dressing

[ ranch dres-ing ]
/ ˈræntʃ ˌdrɛs ɪŋ /


a creamy salad dressing made with mayonnaise, buttermilk, and seasonings that typically include garlic, chives, and parsley.

Origin of ranch dressing

First recorded in 1960–65; developed and named by the owners of the Hidden Valley Ranch, a dude ranch in Santa Barbara County, California
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