Buttermilk Ranch Mix

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Are you a ranch dressing enthusiast? If yes, then you know that this creamy concoction is the unsung hero of dressings, transforming mundane meals into delicious experiences. But have you ever considered making your own buttermilk ranch mix? If not, then you’re in for a delightful culinary adventure. Here are some scrumptious reasons to whip up your own batch.

Customizable Flavor Like No Other

When you make your own buttermilk ranch mix, you become the master of flavors. Are you a garlic aficionado or prefer a pronounced dill presence? Do you crave extra tanginess or a subtle herb-infused taste? Adjusting spices and herbs in your homemade mix allows you to create a personalized ranch that hits all the right notes for your palate.

Say Goodbye to Unwanted Additives

Commercial ranch mixes often come with a side of preservatives, added sugars, and artificial flavorings. By choosing the DIY route, you take control of what goes into your body. A homemade mix means the freedom to select high-quality, natural ingredients—your body (and taste buds!) will thank you.

Economical and Environmentally Conscious

Making your ranch mix at home can be incredibly cost-effective. Purchasing individual spices may seem pricier upfront, but they yield multiple batches, offering more bang for your buck in the long run. Plus, by reducing packaging waste associated with store-bought mixes, you’re doing your part for the environment.

A Shelf-Stable Staple at Your Fingertips

Ranch emergencies? They’re real. Having a jar of your homemade mix ensures you’re always just a few stirs away from creamy perfection. With a longer shelf life than pre-made liquid dressings, a homemade buttermilk ranch mix stands ready whenever the ranch craving strikes.

Gifts That Keep on Giving

A jar of homemade buttermilk ranch mix tied with a ribbon makes for a thoughtful and unique present. It’s a charming way to share your love for cooking while giving friends and family an opportunity to enjoy a tastier, healthier version of their favorite dressing.


Embarking on the journey of making your own buttermilk ranch mix is not just about crafting a tastier dressing—it’s an exploration of flavors, a step towards healthier eating habits, a savvy economic choice, and an eco-friendly practice. So why not give it a whirl? Your salads, dips, and taste buds are in for a treat!

Buttermilk Ranch Mix

Creating your own buttermilk ranch mix at home allows for a customizable, preservative-free flavor experience while being cost-effective and environmentally friendly.
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Prep Time 6 minutes


  • 1 cup dry buttermilk
  • tablespoons dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons dried chives
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill
  • teaspoons garlic powder
  • teaspoons onion powder
  • teaspoons dried onion flakes
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne



  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, or plain nonfat greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix
  • 2/3 to 1 cup buttermilk, or water, to thin out as desired


  • 1 cup sour cream, or plain nonfat greek yogurt
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix
  • buttermilk, to thin out as desired
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