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National Ranch Day

Celebrate National Ranch Day in the tastiest way possible - with a delicious homemade ranch dip, or your favorite store-bought dressings!
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March 10
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United States
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Celebrate National Ranch Day on March 10th with a delicious and creamy ranch dressing! This special day was created to honor one of the most popular salad dressings in America. Ranch is loved by many people all over the world, from kids to adults and everyone in between. It's also been around since 1954 when it was invented by Steve Henson at his dude ranch in California.

History of National Ranch Day

National Ranch Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1954</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ranch Dressing Invention</div><div class='timeline-text'>Steve Henson invents the original ranch dressing while working as a contract plumber in Alaska.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1956</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Hidden Valley Ranch Establishment</div><div class='timeline-text'>Steve and Gayle Henson open Hidden Valley Ranch, a dude ranch in Santa Barbara County, California, popularizing their original ranch dressing.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1972</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ranch Dressing Commercialized</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Clorox Company purchases Hidden Valley Ranch and commercializes the ranch dressing throughout the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1992</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>America's Favorite Dressing</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ranch dressing surpasses Italian dressing to become the best-selling salad dressing in the US.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Ranch Day Establishment</div><div class='timeline-text'>Hidden Valley Ranch declares March 10 as National Ranch Day to celebrate the beloved salad dressing and its iconic American history.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Ranch Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own ranch dressing</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a few minutes to whip up a batch of ranch dressing from scratch. All you need is mayonnaise, sour cream, buttermilk, garlic, onion powder, and other herbs and spices.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a ranch potluck</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your friends and family together to enjoy a day filled with delicious dishes featuring ranch dressing. Ask each guest to bring their favorite recipes made with ranch.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for ranch</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Search for restaurants that feature dishes with ranch in them. From salads and sandwiches to tacos and burgers, there's no shortage of yummy options.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Ranch taste test</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Try different brands of ranch dressing and compare the flavor profiles. Have fun rating each one on a scale of 1 to 10.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake something with ranch</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>From savory snacks like ranch crackers and pretzels to sweet treats like ranch cookies and cupcakes, there are endless possibilities when it comes to baking with ranch!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Ranch Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Ranch is versatile</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Ranch dressing is the perfect accompaniment to almost any dish. It can be used as a dip for vegetables, or as a topping on salads, sandwiches and burgers. You can also use it in recipes like macaroni salad and potato salad for added flavor and creaminess!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Ranch is easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>If you're feeling adventurous, why not try making your own ranch dressing? It's surprisingly simple and requires just a few basic ingredients like mayonnaise and buttermilk. Plus, you can customize it with whatever herbs or spices you have on hand!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Ranch goes with everything</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Ranch isn't just limited to salads or vegetables - it pairs well with almost anything you can think of! French fries, pizza, tacos...the list goes on and on! So if you're looking for something new and exciting to spice up your meals, give ranch dressing a try - you won't be disappointed!</p></div></div>

5 Unveiled Facts for National Ranch Day

National Ranch Day FAQs

When is National Ranch Day?

National Ranch Day is celebrated on March 10th every year. In 2024 National Ranch Day will occur on a Sunday.

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