I always have this dressing on hand, since it yields a large jar. Italian salad dressing is versatile and compatible with many combinations of vegetables, so the cook can get creative. —Maxine Johnson
My ladies group at church printed a cookbook several years ago, and this recipe was in the book, with no name attached. I serve it over mixed greens, drizzle it over sliced tomatoes and cucumbers and even use it as a dressing for coleslaw.
-Gay Nell Nicholas, Henderson, Texas
"This dressing has long been a favorite in our family affirms Carol Underhill from her Bathurst, New Brunswick kitchen. "I go the recipe from a friend years ago, who apparently picked it up from a local restaurant.