Great ingredients make for great meals. Whenever you can, use the highest quality supplies for your recipes. The flavor difference will always come through in your finished dish.
If there is an ingredient that you are not familiar with, check our Ingredient section. There are pages and pages of information about the ingredients used in my recipes.
Buttermilk works great in salad dressings. It adds the same tartness as sour cream but without the fat. When a recipe calls for mayonnaise and sour cream use low-fat mayonnaise and buttermilk or yogurt and buttermilk.