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9 Delicious Dressings That Make Anything Taste Awesome

04/12/2015 07:24 am ET | Updated Jun 05, 2015

It's all about the dressing. These homemade salad dressings are so delicious, you'll want to eat them with a spoon.

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Cool, creamy, tangy and garlicky, this homemade ranch dressing tastes so much better than the mass-produced bottled stuff in grocery stores. Try it over a crispy romaine salad or as a dip for chicken wings. GET THE RECIPE

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This creamy peanut dressing is so good, I guarantee you'll want to put it on everything! Here, it's tossed with Napa cabbage, crisp veggies and edamame. GET THE RECIPE

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Tangy and a touch sweet, this is a great all-purpose vinaigrette. The secret is a spoonful of Dijon mustard, which acts as an emulsifier and makes the dressing nice and thick. GET THE RECIPE

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This classic oil and vinegar dressing is easy to make and the whole family loves it. A few "surprise" ingredients make it special, like Worcestershire sauce and maple syrup. GET THE RECIPE

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I love Chipotle's Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette so I came up with this copycat version by fiddling around with the ingredients listed on the Chipotle website. It tastes almost identical to the original. Enjoy it in my Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad. GET THE RECIPE

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There are many versions of Caesar salad dressing, but this one is perfect: rich, creamy, not too garlicky, not too fishy, just right. GET THE RECIPE

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Perfect for entertaining, this vinaigrette has that salty-sweet-tangy flavor combination that everyone loves. In this recipe, it's drizzled over delicate mesclun greens with goat cheese and maple-glazed pecans. GET THE RECIPE

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This soy, ginger and peanut dressing packs a lot of punch, and is delicious tossed with soba noodles in this Asian Chicken Noodle Salad. GET THE RECIPE

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Think of this dressing as a much, much improved version of that bottled Italian dressing sitting in your fridge door. It only takes a few minutes to make, yet is ten times better and healthier for you. Fresh herbs make it a beautiful and vibrant green. GET THE RECIPE