3 Easy Homemade Salad Dressings with Alli Kelly of Longbourn Farm

3 Easy Homemade Salad Dressings with Alli Kelly of Longbourn Farm

September 21, 2019

3 Easy Homemade Salad Dressings with Alli Kelly of Longbourn Farm

On Friday, September 13, 2019, we had the opportunity to sponsor a cooking demonstration at the Utah State Fair with Alli Kelley of Longbourn Farm.  Alli is a food blogger that also shares information about her hobby farm and animal care.  She has a masters degree in animal nutrition and is a great source for caring for your homestead animals.  She also makes delicious recipes–including these 3 easy salad dressings in a mason jar!

Kate Hansen and Alli Kelly in Kitchen at the Utah State Fairgrounds.

 At the cooking demonstration Alli shared 3 easy salad dressings that can each be made in a mason jar.  She makes all of these recipes for her family and shared how easy they can be, particularly with an Ergo Spout® to serve them.

HOW TO MIX SALAD DRESSINGS IN A MASON JAR

Salad dressings are super easy to mix in a mason jar.  Just place all of the ingredients in a jar, screw on a metal lid and band, and shake to emulsify the ingredients.  Alli suggested holding the lid of the jar with a kitchen towel to prevent any unwanted leaks.

LEMON SALAD DRESSING 

Greens in bowl with mason jar and Ergo Spout at the side.

The first dressing that Alli shared was a simple lemon salad dressing.  This tangy dressing is perfect for simple salads.  She used it to dress mixed greens and onion.  Use this dressing when you are in a hurry or are looking for a salad without much fuss.  You can get the recipe for lemon salad dressing HERE.

POPPY SEED SALAD DRESSING  

Bowl of greens with White Ergo Spout and mason jar to the side.

The second salad dressing Alli shared was a poppy seed dressing.  This was my favorite because it uses honey to add some sweetness.  It pairs well with salads that contain fruit and nuts.  You can get the recipe for poppy seed salad dressing HERE.

BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE 

Bowl of greens with balsamic dressing in mason jar and red Ergo Spout to the side.

The last dressing Alli shared was a balsamic vinaigrette.  This dressing had the richest flavor of the three, and works well with spinach salads and red onion.  With the deep flavors of balsamic vinegar, this dressing is sure to impress at any feast.  You can get Alli’s Balsamic Vinaigrette recipe HERE.

THE ERGO SPOUT® IS PERFECT FOR SERVING SALAD DRESSINGS

While making salad dressing in a mason jar is easy, serving it can be a bit messy.  No one likes greasy dressing dripping down the side of the jar.  That is where the Ergo Spout® shines!  The Ergo Spout® allows you to easily serve salad dressings from a mason jar without the mess.  Once you are done serving your dressing you can store it in the refrigerator with the Ergo Spout® still on, or if you are looking for a more air tight seal, you can put the lid and band back on.

 

Cookie sheet with salad dressing ingredients and Ergo Spout.

ONE MORE SALAD DRESSING TIP

One of the tips Alli shared is that all three of these dressings can be used as marinades!  Just mix the dressing and pour it over your meat of choice to add flavor to any meal.  I love that these easy recipes can serve a double purpose.

THANKS TO ALLI OF LONGBOURN FARM

We are grateful to Alli for including us in her cooking demonstration and sharing these recipes.  We hope you’ll check her out at Longbourn Farm.




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Blog

5 Facts About Mason Jars
5 Facts About Mason Jars

January 15, 2022 2 Comments

First created in Vineland, New Jersey, in 1858, the mason jar was brought into existence by a man by the name of John Landis Mason. The humble mason jar is found throughout fridges, cupboards and lunch bags around the world thanks to its millions of uses. In fact, with so many uses, perhaps the mason jar could stand to be a little less humble. To honor these jars which have served society through the ages, we have put together some facts about the jars we know and love.

Continue Reading

Apple Cinnamon Syrup In A Mason Jar
Apple Cinnamon Syrup In A Mason Jar

November 22, 2021

This apple cinnamon syrup is tasty on basic buttermilk pancakes, but would also be delicious on a pumpkin pancake or a cornmeal waffle.  Try sautéing some chopped apples in butter and adding it to the syrup for an impressive topping for ice cream or cake.  Apple cinnamon syrup also makes a great glaze for baked ham.  However you use it, we’re sure you will love it.  Just make sure to pour it from a mason jar with your Ergo Spout®.

Continue Reading

HOW TO TRAP FRUIT FLIES WITHOUT VINEGAR
How To Trap Fruit Flies Without Vinegar

March 25, 2021

Wondering how to trap fruit flies without vinegar?  There are lots of options!  Let us show you 5 different kinds of bait to use with our Fruit Fly Funnel.

Continue Reading