Blue Cheese Dressing

Makes 3/4 cup - enough to dress about 10 cups of loosely packed greens, serving 4


2 1/2 ounces crumbled blue cheese (about 1/2 cup 3 tablespoons buttermilk
3 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder (we sometimes use a clove of fresh garlic very finely minced) salt and ground black pepper
Mash blue cheese and buttermilk in a small bowl with fork until mixture resembles cottage cheese with small curds. Stir in remaining ingredients. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

Add a splash of Tabasco to brighten the dressing.

Can be covered and refrigerated up to 14 days.