I use this recipe and like it very much. DH who does not like store bought Ranch, likes it too.
Ranch-Style Dressing and Dip Mix
Make a basket up with 4-ounce jars of this mix, a decorative bag
of croutons or crackers, and holiday napkins.
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons dried minced garlic or garlic powder
3 tablespoons dried minced onion or onion powder
2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
2 teaspoons sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons paprika
2 1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
Combine ingredients; blend well. Store in an airtight container.
Give in decorative jars with directions below for dressing and dip.
Makes 1/2 cup of mix, or 8 portions for dressing or dip.
In a bowl or jar combine
1/2 cup of mayonnaise and
1/2 cup buttermilk.
Add 1 tablespoon mix and blend well.
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup sour cream
Add 2 tablespoons of mix and blend well.