Here's a clone for the instant dressing mix you buy in the little .7-ounce packets. When added to vinegar, water, and oil,
you get one of the best-tasting instant salad dressings around. But what if you can't find the stuff, or it is no longer sold
in your area, as I've heard from so many? Or maybe you want to save some money and make a bunch of your own? Just use the
recipe below to make as much dry mix as you want, and save it for when you need instant salad satisfaction. I've used McCormick
lemon pepper in the recipe here because it contains lemon juice solids that help duplicate the taste of the sodium citrate
and citric acid in the real thing. The dry pectin, which can be found near the canning supplies in your supermarket, is used
as a thickener, much like the xanthan gum in the original product.