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Blue Cheese Salad Dressing


1 large garlic clove, finely minced

1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar

Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

1/3 cup olive oil

1/3 cup sour cream

3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese, plus additional to taste

2 tablespoons water

1.      In a blender or small food processor blend together garlic, mustard, lemon juice, vinegar, salt and pepper to taste.

2.      With the motor running add the oil in a slow stream and blend until mixture is combined.

3.      Add the sour cream, 3/4 cup blue cheese, and water, or enough to obtain desired consistency. Blend dressing until it is combined well; transfer to a bowl. Stir in the additional blue cheese.

Makes about 1 1/3 cups.