The Williamsburg Cheese Shop house dressing is legendary, but the recipe remains a secret!
When I was in college in Williamsburg, VA, I had the pleasure of eating regularly at the Cheese Shop. The Cheese Shop, located in Merchant's Square in Colonial Williamsburg, makes gourmet sandwiches, but the real draw for college students was the "bread ends and house." I really miss bread ends and house.
Bread ends and house were the ends of the loaves of bread (only 75 cents for a whole bag) used to make sandwiches and the Cheese Shop house dressing. You would just dip the bread in the dressing, which was largely made of mayonnaise and dijon mustard. It was a really simple snack, but it was amazing! We were never quite sure of the rest of the house dressing recipe, but after many tries and a few suggestions from friends, I think I've gotten pretty close.
UPDATE: You can now buy the Cheese Shop House Dressing online here. (That is, if you're okay with paying $15 plus shipping for a jar of it!)
Williamsburg Cheese Shop House Dressing Recipe Hack
Here's what you will need:
1/2 cup of real mayonnaise (not Miracle whip or low fat mayo)
1.5 tablespoons of worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon of dijon mustard
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
To make the dressing, just mix all the ingredients together. In an attempt to be healthier, I have forgone the bread ends today and instead opted for a salad. Do you ever make your own salad dressing?