There are some great sub dressings out there, but few of them are as good as the Blimpie Special Sub Dressing. It’s a delicious blend of spices and is the perfect addition to your favorite sandwich. Read on to learn how to make your own version of this sensational sauce.
After doing some testing, this is the closest I could come to the delicious special dressing. If you can do a better job I’d love to hear about it. Here’s my take on the Blimpie special sauce recipe:
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup Miracle Whip salad dressing
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1. In a small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients until well blended.
2. Pour the dressing into a resealable plastic bag.
3. Cut off one corner of the bag to create a small opening.
4. Squeeze the dressing onto your sandwich, starting at the center and working your way out.
Why Did Blimpie Subs Go Out of Business?
First of all, Blimpie did not go out of business. There are still active Blimpie Subs chains all over the United States. That said, they have declined greatly.
Blimpie was a franchise that specialized in submarine sandwiches. It was founded in 1964 and had its heyday in the 1980s and 1990s. However, the chain began to decline in the 2000s, and by 2017, there were only 85 locations left in operation. In 2018, Blimpie was acquired by Kahala Brands, and the company has since been trying to revitalize the brand.
There are several reasons for Blimpie’s decline. One is that they failed to keep up with changing trends. For example, in the early 2000s, there was a trend towards healthier eating, and Blimpie didn’t really embrace that. Another reason is that their franchise model was not very sustainable. In order to open a Blimpie franchise, you had to pay a hefty up-front fee, which deterred many people.
It’s also worth noting that the submarine sandwich market is very competitive. There are a lot of other chains that do similar things, and so it can be hard for Blimpie to stand out.
Despite all of this, Blimpie is still around, and there are people who remain loyal to the brand. Who knows, maybe with some changes, they can make a comeback.
What Kind of Oil and Vinegar Does Blimpie Use?
Blimpie uses a variety of oil and vinegar in their dressings, depending on the specific recipe. Some of the most common oils used include olive oil, canola oil, and vegetable oil. Kinds of vinegar that are used include white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, and red wine vinegar.
What Happened to the Blimpie Pink Sauce?
Unfortunately, the Blimpie pink sauce is no longer an option. It was confirmed in a social media post that their manufacturer no longer creates the pink sauce, making many of us sad.
In closing, the Blimpie Special Sub Dressing is a great way to add flavor to any sandwich on the Blimpie menu. It’s a delicious blend of spices that will leave you wanting more. Give it a try next time you’re looking for something new to add to your sandwich. For all of you spicy food lovers, this isn’t Dave’s Insanity Sauce, but it is awesome! Thank you for reading!
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