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Greatgrandmother's Salad Dressing

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“This is a recipe that has always been part of family gatherings and it has never had any other name that I know of. We usually serve this with a simple salad of leaf lettuce, avocado, mandarin orange, and sweet onion. Posting it mostly so that I don't lose it.”
2 cups

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion juice (use the finest side of a box grater to create)
  • 14 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup (optional, but if you decide to use it, use the real stuff)


  1. In a blender, mix all dry ingredients.
  2. Mix in onion juice.
  3. With blender on low speed, add oil and vinegar. Alternate between the two ingredients and add small amounts at a time.
  4. Add maple syrup.

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