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Robert St. John

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

Creamy Garlic Salad Dressing

Mix thoroughly in a blender until all is incorporated. Refrigerate and store in an airtight container.


1 cup               Mayonnaise

2/3 cup          Sour Cream

1/2 cup          Buttermilk

5 tsp               Sugar

2 tsp               Garlic, minced

1 1/4 tsp         Paprika

1 tsp                Dry Mustard

1 tsp                Creole Seasoning

1 tsp                Salt
2 tsp               Black Pepper, freshly ground


I dozed off for a few minutes and Ranch dressing was crowned the king of all American condiments.

Recent Recipes

RSJ’s Smoked Yellowfin Tuna Dip

The smoked tuna dip at Harbor docks is, by far, the best in the area. Actually, it’s the best I have ever tasted. Over the years I have taken a few stabs at recreating a Harbor Dock’s version, but always come up short. After several failed attempts, and facing a cookbook deadline, I finally worked up a recipe for smoked crab dip, which is excellent, though my wife still prefers Harbor Docks smoked tuna dip.

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Basic Muffin Mix

(This can be substituted with a white cake mix) Makes 12 each Sift together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.…

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Pulse the brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, butter, salt, and vanilla in a food processor. Add the flour and pulse…

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