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Picture yourself biting into a crispy, fresh salad coated in a rich and creamy blue cheese dressing made with the finest Rogue Creamery blue cheese. That’s what I call heaven on earth! As a home chef and party enthusiast, I can attest to the fact that there is no better way to elevate your salad game than with the perfect dressing.

Allow me to introduce you to my latest obsession; the Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe. This velvety dressing has an irresistible tang from Worcestershire sauce, a distinct smokiness from Rogue Creamery’s signature smokey blue cheese and an aromatic kick from fresh garlic. Every mouthful is bursting with flavors that will leave your taste buds singing.

Writing this recipe article brings back great memories of bygone days when I would grill up some meats or bake a pie for friends visiting our Oregon farm. As much as I adore those memories, nothing quite compares to the sight of my guests nodding and smiling in appreciation as they savor the heavenly bites of freshness that have been graced by my Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe. Trust me when I say it will be the highlight of your party platter.

Join me as we embark together on this glorious journey of creating the ultimate salad dressing and transforming simple ingredients into culinary magic. Let’s create history in our own kitchens with this straightforward yet spectacular Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe, which is about to become your new favorite dressing recipe ever!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing
Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

Listen up, foodies! I’m here to tell you why this Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe will absolutely blow your taste buds away. First of all, let’s talk about the star of the show: the blue cheese. Not just any old blue cheese, mind you – we’re talking about the one and only Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese, hailing all the way from my home state of Oregon.

But enough about where it comes from, let’s talk about how it tastes. This cheese is strong, bold and absolutely packed with flavor – in other words, it’s what dreams are made of. And when you mix that blue cheese with tangy sour cream, rich mayonnaise, and refreshing buttermilk, well, let’s just say it’s nothing short of magical.

Now, if you’re a fan of garlic (and let’s be real, who isn’t?), you’re really going to love this recipe. We add both fresh garlic and garlic powder for an extra punch of flavor. And don’t forget about the Worcestershire sauce and sherry wine vinegar – they give this dressing a depth of flavor that will have your taste buds doing cartwheels.

But here’s where things get really exciting: this Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe is incredibly versatile. Sure, it makes an amazing dressing for a classic wedge salad or a plate of raw veggies. But why stop there? Use it as a dip for chicken wings or French fries, drizzle it over grilled steak or roasted vegetables, or even toss it with pasta for a unique twist on mac and cheese.

If all that doesn’t convince you that you need to try this recipe ASAP, then maybe the fact that it can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for up to a week will seal the deal. Trust me when I say that once you make this dressing – which I’ve dubbed “the best blue cheese dressing ever” – you’ll want to put it on everything. So what are you waiting for? Head to your kitchen and get ready to experience some serious flavor explosions!

Ingredient List

 This dressing is a creamy dream come true!
This dressing is a creamy dream come true!

Here’s what you’ll need to make this Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing recipe:

  • Blue Cheese: 1 cup crumbled Oregon Blue cheese from Rogue Creamery, or any blue cheese of your choice
  • Sour cream: 1/2 cup
  • Mayonnaise: 1/2 cup
  • Buttermilk: 1/4 cup
  • Garlic: 1 clove, minced, or 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Lemon Juice: 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed
  • Worcestershire Sauce: 1 tablespoon
  • Sherry Wine Vinegar: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

All of these ingredients can be found in your local grocery store. Craving for a smokey blue cheese flavor? You may substitute Rogue Creamery’s Smokey Blue cheese for the Oregon Blue.

The Recipe How-To

 Get ready to elevate your salad game.
Get ready to elevate your salad game.

Get ready to be transported to flavor town because this Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe is going to take your taste buds on a journey.

Here is how you can whip up this tantalizingly creamy concoction:


It’s time to gather all of the delicious ingredients you’ll need. You’ll need:
Blue cheese: This is the star of the show, so make sure you get good quality blue cheese. Rogue Creamery’s Oregon Blue or Rogue River Blue is our top choice.
Mayonnaise: Use your favorite brand or make it homemade
Sour cream: Make it tangier with more sour cream or less tangy with less
Buttermilk: You can use whole milk or any other kind of milk if buttermilk isn’t available for an equally creamy result
Worcestershire sauce: This savory sauce adds some umami flavor
Sherry wine vinegar: Use either red wine vinegar or lemon juice if vinegar isn’t available
Garlic powder: For convenience, use powdered garlic instead of fresh garlic cloves
Salt and pepper: A touch of salt and pepper add seasoning


  1. In a bowl, whisk together 1 cup Mayonnaise (Mayonnaise), 1/2 cup Sour Cream (Sour cream), and 1/2 cup Buttermilk (Buttermilk) until well blended.
  2. Add 4 oz crumbled Blue Cheese (Blue cheese), 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce (Worcestershire sauce), 1 tablespoon Sherry Wine Vinegar (Sherry wine vinegar), and ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder (Garlic powder).
  3. Mix all the ingredients gently.
  4. Season dressing with Salt and Pepper (Salt and pepper).
  5. If the dressing is too thick, thin it out by adding more buttermilk.

And now, you have a tangy, creamy salad dressing that would leave you licking the bowl clean!

Substitutions and Variations

 This blue cheese dressing is the MVP of salads.
This blue cheese dressing is the MVP of salads.

Now, let’s talk about some substitutions and variations that will take this Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe from good to great.

First off, while I highly recommend using Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese for the best flavor, you could use any blue cheese you like. Another option is to try their cave-aged or smoked blue cheese for a unique twist on the traditional recipe.

If you prefer a milder dressing, you could reduce the amount of garlic or Worcestershire sauce. On the other hand, if you want an extra punch of flavor, try adding a splash of red wine vinegar or swapping out the mayonnaise for sour cream.

For a thinner dressing dip consistency, add more buttermilk or olive oil until it reaches your desired texture. And if you’re looking to make it even more versatile, try turning this into a cheese sauce by heating it up and pouring it over veggies or your favorite pasta dish.

If you’re looking for a different salad idea, try making a wedge salad and drizzling this dressing over top. It’s the perfect complement to crispy bacon and fresh lettuce!

The possibilities are endless with this recipe – feel free to experiment and make it your own.

Serving and Pairing

 Say goodbye to boring salads with this dressing!
Say goodbye to boring salads with this dressing!

Let me tell you something, when it comes to pairing this Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe, nothing beats a fresh and crispy wedge salad. It’s like the dressing was specifically created with the sole purpose of elevating the flavors and textures of a good ol’ wedge salad.

To create this masterpiece of a meal, simply cut a head of lettuce into four wedges, drizzle them with some olive oil, and then top them off with generous dollops of the Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing. Trust me; it’s not difficult to create heaven in your mouth with this combination.

If you’re feeling extra adventurous, try pairing the dressing with some crunchy vegetables or as a dipping sauce for chicken wings. The possibilities are endless when you have such an impressive cheese dressing recipe at your disposal.

Now, let’s talk serving sizes. This recipe yields about 2 cups of creamy goodness, which should be just about enough for any party. But listen closely, friend, make sure you keep some extra on hand because people will be coming back for seconds and thirds.

All in all, this Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing is so versatile that it goes well with almost everything you can imagine. Be it for a fancy dinner party or casual BBQ gathering; this dressing will always take the center stage and leave people craving for more. So go ahead; spread love and happiness by serving up this deliciousness at your next event – trust me; they won’t regret it!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 One taste and you'll fall in love with this dressing.
One taste and you’ll fall in love with this dressing.

Ah, the conundrum of storing your glorious Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing! You may ask yourself, “Will it keep? And if so, for how long?” Fear not, brave reader, for I’ve got the answers you seek.

First off, this dressing is a champ in terms of staying power. It can be made ahead of time and stored in an air-tight container for up to 2 weeks in the fridge. Yes, two weeks, I’m not fooling with you! Just give it a good shake or stir before using it again.

Reheating the dressing is not advised as heating it up can cause separation and ruin the consistency you remember so fondly. But that doesn’t mean you have to suffer through the cold blues when you’re craving some tangy goodness on your salad.

Pro tip – before serving chilled Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing, allow it 15 minutes to warm up to room temperature. Alternatively, add a dash of olive oil or a bit of buttermilk to thin it out and bring back its creamy texture.

If you find yourself blessed with an abundance of this irresistible dressing, why not use it as a dip or sauce for other dishes? It’s perfect for drizzling over roasted vegetables or crispy chicken wings. The possibilities are endless!

In summary, this blue cheese dressing is more than just a one-trick pony – it’s a versatile star that shines in different roles. Whether as part of your signature salad, dip or sauce – now you know how to handle storage and reheating like a pro.

Tips for Perfect Results

 The perfect balance of tangy and creamy.
The perfect balance of tangy and creamy.

Cooking is an art, and creating the perfect dish requires not only the right ingredients but also some culinary skills. To achieve a creamy, flavorful, and balanced blue cheese salad dressing recipe using Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese, here are some of my top tips for perfect results.

Firstly, make sure to use high-quality ingredients. The flavor of your blue cheese dressing will depend on the quality of the blue cheese you use. I recommend using Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese, which has won several awards for its rich and tangy flavor. Also, use fresh lemon juice and sherry wine vinegar to brighten up the dressing’s flavors.

Secondly, balance out the pungent and strong flavor of blue cheese with other ingredients. Using a blend of sour cream, buttermilk, mayonnaise in your dressing will provide a smooth texture and tangy flavor to counterbalance the strong taste of blue cheese.

Next, use freshly minced garlic instead of garlic powder. Fresh garlic adds an extra layer of complexity and bite to your dressing. When incorporating the minced garlic into your dressing recipe, let it rest for 10-30 minutes before using it in the recipe as this releases more allicin from compounds in garlic.

Fourthly, don’t forget to add Worcestershire sauce as another key ingredient in this dressing recipe as it brings earthy umami flavors that will complement your blue cheese dressing perfectly.

Fifthly, for those looking for a smokier cheese flavor or depth in their dressing or dip recipe, try adding Rogue Creamery Smokey Blue Cheese (a smoked blue cheese). This adds an even more savory flavor profile with notes of sweet caramel on top of sourness from the blue cheese.

Sixthly, when it comes to storing your homemade blue cheese salad dressing recipe, keep in mind that it maintains freshness best when stored covered in the fridge for up to two weeks. Lastly, be creative in how you serve your blue cheese salad dressings–, whether drizzled over a classic wedge salad or used as a dip for grilled chicken or vegetables.

By following these simple tips for perfect results, you can create a Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe that is sure to please even the most discriminating palate!


As a home chef, I understand that you may have some burning questions about the Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe. Well, I’ve compiled some perfect answers to the most frequently asked questions in this section so that you can clear up any doubts and create a mesmerizing dressing for your salad. Just keep on reading!

Is blue cheese dressing just ranch with blue cheese?

Many people may believe that blue cheese dressing and ranch dressing are the same, just with different cheeses. However, this is not the case. Blue cheese dressing is a distinct salad dressing that uses mayonnaise and sour cream to achieve a tangy flavor, while ranch is milder and incorporates buttermilk, parsley, dill, garlic, onion, and onion chives into its taste profile. It is important to note the differences between the two dressings to ensure you are using the correct one for your recipe.

What are the ingredients in Rogue River Blue?

For this recipe, we will need some high-quality organic ingredients such as pasteurized whole cow milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, and Penicillium Roqueforti. In addition, we will also be using organic pear liqueur and grape leaves to give the dish a unique and delightful flavor.

What is blue cheese dressing made of?

Blue cheese dressing is a well-known sauce that can be used as a dip or dressing for salads. There are many different recipes for this popular dressing, but it typically contains blue cheese, buttermilk, mayonnaise, sour cream, milk, vinegar, and various seasonings that add a burst of flavor.

How do you serve Rogue River blue cheese?

For the most enjoyable experience, it’s recommended that cheese be served at room temperature. So before you serve your cheese, make sure you take it out of the fridge and remove its wrapping about half an hour beforehand. This will help to both soften its texture and elevate the aroma and flavors of the cheese.

Bottom Line


If you’re a fan of tangy, zesty, and creamy salad dressings, then the Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe is a must-try for you. This recipe is packed with flavor due to the use of fresh garlic, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and of course, the star of the show – Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese.

Not only is this salad dressing perfect for salads, but it also makes a great dip or sauce for grilled meats like chicken or steak. Make it ahead of time or store any leftovers in the fridge for later use.

Give this dressing a try and taste the creamery’s best blue cheese that Oregon has to offer. With just one tablespoonful, you’ll be transported to a world of flavors that will leave your taste buds craving more. Trust me; this is not something you would want to miss out on.

So, what are you waiting for? Gather all the ingredients and get ready to make the best-ever blue cheese dressing ever! I assure you that this recipe will become a staple in your kitchen and will be your favorite go-to salad dressing recipe.

Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Recipe

This small creamery in Southern Oregon recently added to their many awards by winning a gold medal at the World Cheese Awards in London for their "Rogue River Blue" blue cheese. If you can find it in a speciality store give it a try. You can find them on the Internet. Their salad dressing recipe was published several years ago in the newspaper and is just plain good!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cup
Calories 1109.4 kcal


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 lb oregon blue cheese
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or 1 clove garlic powder
  • 3 -5 drops lemon juice or 3 -5 drops sherry wine


  • Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, cheese, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and lemon juice together and beat until smooth.
  • Refrigerate overnight.

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Serving: 232gCalories: 1109.4kcalCarbohydrates: 36.7gProtein: 29.1gFat: 96gSaturated Fat: 41.9gCholesterol: 166.2mgSodium: 2481.6mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 8.3g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beginner Cook, Easy, High In..., Salad Dressings
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