Jiffy BBQ sauce & French dressing recipes (1955)

Barbecue the Wesson way… make jiffy sauce and 1-minute dressing

Wesson 1-minute French dressing

1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 cup vinegar
3/4 cup Wesson Oil

Combine and shake well in a covered jar. Shake again before serving. Makes 1 cup. Enjoy this light, tempting dressing over your favorite tossed greens or mixed vegetable salads — or try this enticing variation:

Blue cheese French dressing

To 1/2 cup Wesson Dressing, add 2 tablespoons crumbled Blue Cheese.

Wesson jiffy barbecue sauce

1/2 cup Wesson Oil
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup tomato ketchup
3/4 cup water
1/3 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Cook onion till soft in hot Wesson Oil. Add other ingredients. Simmer 15 minutes. Enough sauce to baste and serve with 2 chickens. Also good with hamburgers, hot dogs, and other favorites.

>> Also see: Recipe for the best-ever barbecue sauce (1973)

For barbecuing chicken outdoors:

Brush sauce on halves of broiler chickens before and during broiling. Broil 30 to 45 minutes — 12 to 14 inches from coals. Start with inside of chicken down facing coals and turn to finish with skin side down. Serve with remaining sauce.

For barbecuing chicken indoors:

Brush sauce on chicken as above and broil 30 to 45 minutes, 5 to 7 inches from heat. Start with skin side down on rack and turn to finish with skin side up.

Easier, indoors or outdoors… pour Wesson Oil for fresh-tasting sauces and salad dressings

You make the lightest, freshest salad dressing in just 1 minute with pure, delicate Wesson Oil. It dresses fresh greens lightly to taste best with spicy barbecued meats. It suits your family because you season it to please them.

For fresh, savory barbecue sauce — you pour Wesson Oil and save the fuss of measuring and melting solid fat. You save money, too, when you make your own. And where could you ever buy a sauce or salad dressing to equal the flavor of yours — freshly made. Give your barbecues a real headstart to compliments with delicate Wesson Oil. There’s no finer, fresher salad oil in all the world.


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Source publication: Woman's Day

Source publication date: August 1955

Filed under: 1950s, Chicken recipes, Condiment recipes, Vintage advertisements

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