Ohio Salad Dressing , the 1923 Fanny Farmer Recipe

Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is an interesting and tasty recipe that was in my mom's collection, she got it from her aunt, who found it in a Fanny Farmer Cookbook, circa 1923. It's an oldie but goodie. So called French Dressing was developed in the early part of the 20 th century, and started with using a French vinaigrettee with ketchup added. It's a recipe that has multiple versions and keeps evolving, but it's very much American. One cooking note: This version of French dressing has a good sharp flavor, so less dressing is needed, it's something to keep in mind while tossing the salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all the ingredients, and shake in a lidded container to mix.


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I've been making this for years. Delicious.

John K. July 10, 2016

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