Some Make At Home Clones

Brown Derby Old-fashioned French Dressing

1 Cup Water
1 Cup Red Wine Vinegar
1 Tsp Sugar
Juice Of ½ Lemon
2½ Tsp Salt
1 Tsp Ground Black Pepper
1 Tsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 Tsp English Mustard
1 Clove Garlic, Chopped
1 Cup Olive Oil
3 Cups Salad (vegetable) Oil

Blend Together All Ingredients Except Oils. Then Add Olive & Salad Oils & Mix Well Again. Chill. 

Shake Before Serving. 

This Dressing Keeps Well In The Refrigerator. Can Be Made & Stored In  A 2 Quart Mason Jar.

Makes About 1½ Quarts.

Big Boy’s Tomato & Spice Dressing

½ Cup Miracle Whip Salad Dressing
2 Tbsp Ketchup
1 Tbsp Heinz 57 Sauce
1 Tbsp Light Syrup

Combine Salad Dressing, Ketchup, Heinz 57 & Corn Syrup With A Rubber Spatula Until Thoroughly Blended.

Keeps Refrigerated Up To 30 Days.

Chi Chi’s Mild Salsa Recipe

1 – 14 Oz Can Sliced-style Stewed Tomatoes, Chopped
2 Lg Green Onions, Chopped
1 Lg Ripe Tomato; Cored & Diced
½ Tsp Salt
½ Tsp Black Pepper
1 Dash Tabasco Or To Taste

Combine Stewed Tomatoes With Onions, Fresh Tomato, Salt & Pepper In A Saucepan. Bring Just To A Boil. Boil Hard 1 Minute & Remove At Once From Heat.

Put Half Of Mixture Through Blender Just To Mince Fine But Not To Fine. Return To Remaining Half Of Mixture.

Cool & Refrigerate In Tightly Covered Container To Use With A Few Weeks. 

Freezes Well To Use Within 6 Months.

Can’t Get This In Canada. Never Even Heard Of It Before…

Campbell’s Soup Casserole Sauce Mix Recipe

2 Cups Non-fat Dry Milk
¾ Cup Cornstarch
¼ Cup Instant Chicken Bouillon
2 Tbsp Dried Onion Flakes
1 Tsp Crushed Dried Thyme
1 Tsp Crushed Dried Basil
½ Tsp Pepper

Combine All Ingredients & Store In Airtight Container. To

Substitute For One Can Condensed Soup: Mix 1/3 Cup Of Dry Mix
With 1 ¼ Cup Water In Saucepan.

Cook & Stir Until Thickened. Add Cheese, Mushroom Bits Or

Celery To Duplicate The Canned Soup In The Recipe.

Good Season’s Italian Dressing Mix Recipe

1 Tbsp Garlic Salt
1 Tbsp Onion Powder
1 Tbsp Sugar
2 Tbsp Dried Oregano
1 Tsp Black Pepper
¼ Tsp Dried Thyme
1 Tsp Dried Basil
1 Tbsp Parsley – Freeze-dried
1/8 Tsp Mustard Powder
1 Env Lipton’s Cup-a-soup Cream Of Chicken*
¼ Tsp Celery Salt
2 Tbsp Seasoned Salt, Or Mrs. Dash
1 Tbsp Dried Grated Lemon Peel

* Or Use 1 Envelope Of The Soup Mix Or 2 Square Soda

Crackers Well Crushed- Plus 1½ Teaspoons Chicken Bouillon Powder Plus 1 Teaspoon Non Dairy Creamer Powder

Mix All Ingredients Together & Force Through A Fine Mesh Sieve With Back Of A Large Spoon. 

Store Covered & Use Within 4 – 5 Months. 

To Use; Combine 2 Tablespoons Of Mix With ¼ Cup Vinegar, 2/3 Cups Oil, 2 Tablespoons Water. 

Shake Mixture  Vigorously.

Makes 1 Cup.

Haven’t Heard Of This Either. What’s This Like? The Only Durkee’s That I’m Familiar With Is There Hot Sauce. This Doesn’t Have Any Heat At All.

Durkee’s Famous Sauce

½ Cup Cold Water
4 Tbsp Cornstarch
½ Cup Plus 2 Tbsp Dark Vinegar
2 Tbsp Salt
½ Cup Sugar
1 Whole Egg (?? – Not Too Sure About That)
4 Tbsp French’s Prepared Mustard
4 Tbsp Margarine, Cut Into Tiny Bits

Place All Ingredients As Listed In Blender On High Speed Until

Smooth (2 Minutes).

Transfer To Top Of Double Boiler & Cook Over Gently Boiling Water, Stirring Often For 12 - 15 Minutes Or Until Thickened & Smooth. 

Once More Put Mixture Back Through Blender 30 Seconds Or Until Smooth, Using High Speed. 

Refrigerate In Covered Container 24 Hours Before Using. 

Keeps Refrigerated For 3 Months.

International House Of Coffee Flavoured Coffees

To Make Coffee Use Rounded Teaspoons Of The Following Mixes To Taste.

Cafe Bavarian Mint:

¼ Cup Powdered Creamer
1/3 Cup Sugar
¼ Cup Instant Coffee
2 Tbsp Powdered Baking Cocoa
2 Hard Candy Peppermints

Process In A Blender On Liquefy Until Well Blended. 

Store In An Air Tight Container.

Café Cappuccino:

¼ Cup Powdered Creamer
1/3 Cup Sugar
¼ Cup Instant Coffee
1 Orange Flavoured Piece Of Hard Candy

Process In A Blender On Liquefy Until Blended. 

Store In An Air Tight Container.

Café Swiss Mocha:

¼ Cup Powdered Creamer
1/3 Cup Sugar
¼ Cup Instant Coffee
2 Tbsp Powdered Baking Cocoa

Process In A Blender On Liquefy Until Well Blended. 

Store In An Air Tight Container.

Café Viennese:

¼ Cup Powered Creamer
1/3 Cup Sugar
¼ Cup Instant Coffee
½ Tsp Cinnamon

Process In Blender On Liquefy Until Well Blended. 

Store In An Air Tight Container.

Now This, I’d Really Be Interested In Knowing What It’s Like. Can’t Get The Packages Here In Canada. How Much Mix Would Equal 1 Package? DOES THE AMOUNT OF PARSLEY LOOK HIGH TO ANYONE ELSE?

Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing

15 Saltines
2 Cups Dry Minced Parsley Flakes
½ Cup Dry Minced Onion
2 Tbsp Dry Dill Weed
¼ Cup Onion Salt
¼ Cup Garlic Salt
¼ Cup Onion Powder
¼ Cup Garlic Powder

Put Crackers Through Blender On High Speed Until Powdered. 

Add Parsley, Minced Onions, & Dill Weed. Blend Again Until


Dump Into Bowl. Stir In Onion Salt, Garlic Salt, Onion

Powder, & Garlic Powder.

Put Into Container With Tight-fitting Lid.

Store Dry Mix At Room Temperature For 1 Year. 

Makes 42 – 1 Tablespoon Servings.

To Make Salad Dressing Combine 1 Tablespoon Mix With 1 Cup Mayonnaise & 1 Cup Buttermilk.

Makes 1 Pint.

I Won’t Be Making Any Of These. Can’t Stand The Stuff. Made It Once Over 20 Yrs Ago. Tossed It Out. Have Never Looked At It Since. Make My Own Version.

Hamburger Helper

Brown One Pound (more Or Less) Of Ground Beef In A Skillet.

Stir In 2 Cups Pasta Or 1 Cup Rice Or 2 Cups Slices Potatoes (dried Is Fine) & 2 Cups Water (use One Cup If Using Fresh Potatoes), 

¼ Cup Butter Or Margarine, & One Of The Sauce Mixes Below:

Cheeseburger Macaroni

Use Macaroni & ¼ Cup Of This Mixture:

4½ Cups Dehydrated Cheese
2 2/3 Tbsp Powdered Milk
2 2/3 Cups Flour
2 Tsp Onion Powder


Use Noodles Or Potatoes & 1/3 Cup Of The Following Mixture: 

4 Cups Powdered Milk
4 Cups Flour
2 Cups Minced Onion
1 Cup Beef Bouillon
¼ Cup Onion Powder
4 Cups Dried Mushrooms
2 Tbsp Celery Salt

Stir In ¼ Cup Sour Cream Just Before Serving. (¼ Cup Fresh Or Canned Mushrooms May Be Used Instead Of Dried, But Put Them In When You Cook, Not When Preparing The Mix For Storage)

Pizza Spins

Use Wheel Shaped Pasta, One Can Tomato Sauce & 2 Tablespoons Of Italian Seasoning Or 2 Tablespoons Of The Following Mixture:

¼ Cup Crushed Basil
¼ Cup Ground Oregano
2 Tbsp Garlic Powder
½ Cup Parsley

Ponderosa’s Steak Sauce

1/3 Cup Heinz 57 Sauce
1/3 Cup Worcestershire Sauce
1/3 Cup A-1 Steak Sauce
2 Tbsp Light Corn Syrup

Combine As Listed & Funnel Into Bottle With Tight Fitting Cap.

Keep Refrigerated To Use In A Few Months. 

Shake Well Before Using.

Pizza Hut’s Creamy Italian Dressing

2 Tsp Dried Oregano
2 Tsp Dried Basil
½ Tsp Dried Thyme
½ Tsp Dried Rosemary
1 Tsp Salt
½ Tsp Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
¼ Cup Red Wine Vinegar
1 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
¼ Cup Mayonnaise
¾ Cup Extra-virgin Olive Oil
1/3 Cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese

Crumble The Oregano, Basil, Thyme & Rosemary Into A Medium Bowl. 

Stir In The Salt, Pepper, Vinegar & Lemon Juice. Whisk In The Mayonnaise & Then The Gradually Whisk In The Olive Oil. 

Stir In The Parmesan Cheese. 

Transfer To A Jar With A Tight-fitting Lid & Store In The 

Refrigerator. Shake Well Before Using.

Miracle Whip

4 Egg Yolks
1 Tsp Salt
2 Tsp Dry Mustard
6 Tbsp Vinegar
3 Cups Salad Oil
3 Tbsp Flour Or Cornstarch
1 Cup Boiling Water
2 Tbsp Sugar
¼ Cup Vinegar
1 Tbsp Salt

With Mixer Blend Egg Yolks, 1 Teaspoon Salt, 2 Tablespoons Sugar, & 2 Tablespoons, Vinegar. Very Slowly Add 1 Cup Oil, A Few

Drops At A Time, & Mix Thoroughly.

Add Remaining Oil, A Little Faster But Be Careful To Blend Each Addition Before Adding More Oil. 

When All Oil Has Been Added, Add 4 Tablespoons Vinegar. 

Now Put Remaining Ingredients In A Saucepan & Cook To A Smooth Paste. Add This Hot Mixture To The Mayonnaise & Blend Well. 

Pour In A Container & Cool In The Refrigerator. 

Makes Slightly More Than 1 Quart.

Mcdonald’s Big Mac Sauce

Mcdonald’s Hot Mustard Sauce

1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
2 Tbsp French’s Prepared Mustard
2 Tbsp Heinz 57 Sauce
¼ Cup Mayonnaise
¼ Cup Sour Cream

Mix All, Cover & Refrigerate To Use Within 30 Days.

Mcdonald’s Sweet & Sour Sauce

Lawry’s Seasoned Salt

2 Tbsp Pepper
1 Tbsp Chicken Bouillon Powder
1 Tsp Onion Salt
1 Tsp Onion Powder
1 Tbsp Garlic Salt
1 Tsp Cumin Powder
1 Tsp Dry Marjoram Leaves
1 Tbsp Minced Parsley
1 Tsp Paprika
½ Tsp Curry Powder
1 Tbsp Chili Powder
1/3 Cup Salt

Mix All Ingredients Together Thoroughly, Or Put All Ingredients In 1 Quart Mayonnaise Jar With Tight Fitting Lid, Shaking Until Blended Well. Keep At Room Temperature. 

Use Within 3 Months.

Makes About 1 Cup.

Lipton’s Onion Soup Mix

¾ Cup Minced Dehydrated Onion
1/3 Cup Beef Bouillon
4 Tsp Onion Powder
¼ Tsp Crushed Celery Seed
¼ Tsp Sugar

Combine All Ingredients & Store In Tight Fitting Container.

About 5 Tbsp Of Mix Are Equal To 1 – 1¼ Ounce Envelope.

Kraft Thousand Island Dressing

Orange Julius

1 Cup Orange Juice
1 Cup Water
2 Egg Whites
¾ Tsp Vanilla Extract
¼ Cup Sugar
1 Heaping Cup Ice

Combine All Of The Ingredients In A Blender Set On High Speed For 15 – 30 Seconds. 

Makes 2 Drinks.

Orange Julius #2

2/3 Cup Orange Juice Concentrate
1 Cup Water
1 Cup Milk
½ Tsp Vanilla
¼ Cup Powdered Sugar
6 Ice Cubes (approx 1½ Cups Ice)

Put All Ingredients In A Blender, Cover & Blend Until Smooth. 

If You Already Have Premixed Orange Juice, Use 1 2/3 Cups Of That Instead Of The Concentrate & Water. 

If Your Ice Cubes Are From A Tray, You May Want To Pre-crush Them A Bit As The Ice Blends Better If It Isn't In Too Large Of Pieces. 

Makes 2 Drinks.

Taco Bell’s Hot Sauce