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Recipes from your herb garden: Divine Green Goddess Dressing

This unctuous, full-of-flavor dressing has to be one of our all-time favourites. It works with almost everything, especially with seasonal white or green asparagus, and it takes full advantage of the abundant herbs that bloom outside our kitchen door (or on the grocery store shelf). My husband adapted this from an old recipe book we picked up near Toronto almost 30 years ago. He increased the amount of herbs and upped the tanginess. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it as much as we do! Green Goddess Dressing Makes about 2 cups Ingredients 2 tbsp anchovy paste (2 anchovy fillets) 2 small, fresh “new” garlic cloves, finely chopped (use dried garlic if fresh is unavailable) 2/3 cup light mayonnaise (we prefer Thomy 60% light mayo). (Don’t use a sweet mayonnaise.) 1/3 cup full-fat mayo (e.g. Thomy à la française) 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp tarragon vinegar 2 tbsp each of finely chopped shallots, flat-leaf parsley, chives and tarragon Salt, pepper and red or green Tabasco to taste Aromat to taste (Aromat is a salt-based powdered condiment from Knorr) 1/3 cup low-fat sour cream To serve …