There's no need to spend money on packaged salad dressing when making your own, preservative-free version is easy. Jess Dang at CookSmarts offers this handy infographic that will help you make a variety of dressings.
To make a vinaigrette, the simple formula is: 60 per cent oils, 30 per cent acids and 10 per cent other flavours. It helps to know how emulsification works too, but this formula may be all you need to whip up a balanced, delicious dressing for your salad. Here's the full graphic (click to expand or right-click to save):
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