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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

Comeback Sauce

Whether it’s used as a salad dressing, an accompaniment for onion rings, a condiment for cheeseburgers, a side sauce for fried pickles, or as a dip for saltine crackers, comeback sauce is a true Mississippi original.


1 cup mayonnaise
½ cup ketchup
½ cup chili sauce
½ cup cottonseed oil
½ cup yellow onion, grated
3 Tbl lemon juice
2 Tbl garlic, minced
1 Tbl paprika
1 Tbl water
1 Tbl Worcestershire
1 tsp pepper
½ tsp dry mustard
1 tsp salt


Combine all ingredients in a food processor and mix well.

Yield: 3 ½ cups

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