Recipe for {Wicked Good} Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is a permanent emulsion made by suspending tiny drops of oil (any kind) and water (usually lemon juice or vinegar) in an emulsifying agent (egg yolk which contains lecithin) using a whisk. It’s an easy at-home condiment to make, tastes so much fresher than store-bought, and can be easily manipulated into thousands of flavor profiles with the addition of simple herbs and spices. ...more

Many people are a bit intimidated by the thought of making their own mayo at home. I think this ...more

Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette

Okay.....sorry to keep you all waiting!!  The consensus is that I need to write more and not worry about the "perfect" post, either recipe or photograph wise.  So in keeping with my new more relaxed posting style, I bring you an easy salad dressing I made for my salads last week.  And it was so tasty....it was gone before I ever snapped a picture.  Oops!Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette3 1/2 T safflower oil (or other healthy oil like sunflower....just not canola....and evoo is too strong)1 1/2 T Balsamic Vinega...more

...for the recipe. 

I'll try it for my next salad dressing and let you know.  ...more