The aging ranch dressing on supermarket shelves is full of preservatives and MSG. Stroll over to the refrigerated produce aisle for preservative-free Marie's Creamy Ranch. The second and third ingredients listed are real buttermilk and whole eggs – naturally producing a rich and creamy product. The oil, vinegar, salt, sugar, spices, onion, parsley, and garlic all give it a complex, herbal flavor that places it close to homemade. [$5 for 25 fl oz; maries.com]
The 2014 Adventure Issue
From Iceland's Highway 1 to Utah's Canyonlands, an epic itinerary for modern explorers.
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