Here's one of many weird things about me: I don't like ranch dressing, unless it's used as a dip. I can't handle it on a salad. Or even on sandwiches, or other ways I've seen it used. It's not like I would refuse it if I went to your house and you told me that was the only salad dressing you had, but I definitely don't prefer it.
But, for a dip, I think it's fabulous. Right out of the bottle works for me, but you can also get creative with bottled ranch dressing. I've got two ranch dip ideas