Garlic Ranch Wing Sauce

¼ cup “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter,” Melted
2 Tbl Hidden Valley Ranch Seasoning
2 ½ Tbl Chopped Green Garlic
¼ tsp Cayenne Pepper
1 tsp Honey
1 tsp Soy Lecithin (optional)
1 tsp Xanthan Gum (optional)


Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a large mixing bowl.
Lecithin and Xanthan Gum may be left out if using immediately.
Label and store in refrigerator.


Reheat sauce in a double boiler until liquefied.
Toss Fried Chicken Wings or other desired snack in sauce until coated thoroughly.

Courtesy of Kris Johnson, Executive Chef, Irish Times Pub & Restaurant, Knoxville, TN

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I love a good crab cake and fresh seafood, so when I saw a chance to stay at an RV park that organized crabbing trips, I signed up! Netarts Bay in Oregon is known for Dungeness Crab, as well as Red Rock Crab and many varieties of clams.

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Why Green Tea Should Be Your Cup of Tea


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