1/2 cup sour cream

    1/4 cup mayonnaise

    1/4 cup milk

    1/2 to 1 teaspoon minced garlic

    1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

    pinch sugar

    pinch ground white pepper

    cayenne pepper to taste


    3 large heads butter lettuce – torn, washed and dried

    1 small Vidalia sweet onion, peeled and sliced into thin rings

    1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained

    6 ounces fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced

    salt and pepper to taste


  Prepare the dressing by whisking together the sour cream,

 mayonnaise, milk, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, sugar,

 white pepper and cayenne pepper. Store in an air-tight container

 and refrigerate.

  Prepare the salad in a large bowl by combining the lettuce, onion,

 oranges and mushrooms. Add enough dressing to coat and toss.

 Sprinkle with salt and pepper and add croutons if desired.