How To: Make mayonnaise from scratch

Make mayonnaise from scratch

You've never had mayonnaise like this before. Watch this video to learn how to make homemade mayonnaise from scratch. The secret ingredient is a few drops of hot sauce, to add a nice, fresh spicy kick to your sandwiches or potato salad.

Yields: Approximately One Cup

Ingredients:
1 egg yolk
½ teaspoon dry mustard
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon sugar
½ of fresh lemon, juiced
1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 cup safflower or refined olive oil (light)
4 drops Hot Sauce (Texas Pete or Tabasco)

Method of Preparation:

Whisk together egg yolk and dry ingredients
Combine lemon juice and vinegar in a separate container
Then whisk half of the vinegar mixture into the yolk mixture
Start whisking quickly then add the oil a few drops at a time until liquid lightens in color
Now you can add the oil in a thin stream while you are whisking continuously
Once half of the oil has been blended with the yolk mixture add the remainder of the vinegar mixture
Finish blending oil while whisking
Add drops of hot sauce, whisk to mix
Leave at room temperature for one hour to set emulsification, keep in refrigerator for no more than one week.

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