(Below is an alternative to the  more simple, family-favorite, dressing, found at:  Family's Blue Cheese Dressing)

Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

1 cup Homemade Basic Mayonnaise (see recipe below)
cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon brandy
2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
Stir together all the ingredients in a medium-size bowl.   Chill several hours.

  Homemade Basic Mayonnaise

2 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 cup olive oil

In medium-size bowl, beat egg yolks, mustard, lemon juice, salt and pepper with a whisk.  Whisk in oil a few drops at a time, until the mixture thickens and begins to look like mayonnaise.  Then beat in the remaining oil in a thin stream.  Add a little more lemon juice if mixture is too thick. 

Yield:  1 cup.

DO NOT USE HELLMAN'S or SOME OTHER STORE BOUGHT, NON-HOMEMADE MAYONNAISE. THESE ARE DIFFERENT ANIMALS AND STORE BOUGHT, i.e., HELLMAN'S. etc., ARE NOT OKAY SUBSTITUTES FOR HOMEMADE!

 

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