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A type of thick white salad dressing made with sour cream or buttermilk.
- ‘The restaurant's ranch dressing has a bright, tart tang that turned the tomatoes into a roadhouse classic.’
- ‘For my part, I think I'll try some cheese fries with ranch dressing.’
- ‘I'd use Italian dressing because you need less Italian to spread over your salad compared to ranch dressing.’
- ‘They don't have ranch dressing or Baco Bits, so don't even ask.’
- ‘No wonder people have to slather their salads in ranch dressing.’
- ‘My kids will eat broccoli happily if they can dip it in ranch dressing.’
- ‘Tonight, I even cut up a little side salad and enjoyed it with buttermilk ranch dressing.’
- ‘My wings have been seasoned with barbecue sauce and served with a side of ranch dressing and celery at some bar and grill in New York City.’
- ‘The sampler came with melted cheese, ranch dressing, and sour cream.’
- ‘If you're packing your child's school lunch, include high-calorie options like ranch dressing and peanut butter crackers in the lunch bag.’
- ‘Toss with spices and ranch dressing.’
- ‘It had cherry tomatoes, garlic croutons, and ranch dressing, and was quite tasty.’
- ‘Yes, the white stuff was ranch dressing.’
- ‘I try not to get into them too often, but what I will nibble on are pretzels dipped in ranch dressing.’
- ‘I pledge allegiance to grilled sandwiches dipped in Denny's ranch dressing!’
- ‘"We just like iceberg lettuce with ranch dressing."’
- ‘This will be topped by a homemade buttermilk ranch dressing, grilled chicken, and a sprinkle of chow mein noodles.’
- ‘They have individual little snack-size packs of ranch dressing now.’
- ‘They come in flavors ranging from root beer to bacon to ranch dressing.’
- ‘The pizza was so terrible, the only way to choke it down was to coat each bite in ranch dressing’
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