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Homemade Mayonnaise

A lot of things that we are accustomed to just reaching off the supermarket shelf and buying, the Amish have traditionally made themselves.  Pancake syrup in Amish homes, for instance, is often a homemade concoction of brown sugar or molasses. Ice cream is homemade using a mix of eggs, rock salt, sugar, and winter ice.  Mayonnaise is something else the Amish have traditionally made themselves.  SIGH, I guess I'm a Miracle Whip man.  I'm used to that.  Some swear by Hellman's mayonnaise, other's Miracle Whip.  I can't really tell much of a difference, to be honest.  Anyway for those adventurous ones who don't want to reach for the supermarket jar, here is Lovina's recipe for homemade mayo. This tastes great on sandwiches or in salads.

HOMEMADE MAYONNAISE

2 hard-cooked egg yolks

1 egg yolk (uncooked)

1 /2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1 /2 teaspoon dry mustard

1 /2 cup olive oil

2 1 /2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 teaspoons cider vinegar

Combine hard-cooked egg yolks, mashed and worked smooth, uncooked egg yolk, salt, parika, and mustard in a bowl. Work smooth. Add the oil by tablespoonfuls beating vigorously after each addition until half of the oil has been used. Then beat in small amounts of the remaining oil alternately with the lemon juice and vinegar. Store in sealed container in refrigerator. Makes 1 cup.


Re: Homemade Mayonnaise

I thought about that, but I tried to hand beat it like the recipe said. I probably either did not beat it hard enough or long enough. I did tried to beat it with the mixer toward the end, but I guess it was too late.Undecided

Also, having 1/2 tsp of paprika in the recipe makes it orange instead of with. I guess it would be more like a store bought sandwich spread minus the relish...

I may try it again using a blender. I'll let you know how it comes out. I'm really trying to figure this out, because a friend of mine found out that she is allergic to soy and can know longer eat store bought mayo.Frown

Pam

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Re: Homemade Mayonnaise

"Aspire to inspire before you expire"

It is funny how ingredients show up in certain foods when you would never guess they were there.  I am lucky not to have anyone in my family with food allergies.  However, my best friend found that her little girl is allergic to apples, of all things!  Apples are in sooo many things!  She has a very hard time buying juice because most of the juices (like Juicy Juice) have appe juice as the main ingredient, no matter what flavor it is.

Help with Homemade Mayonnaise

I tried to make this recipe, but it came out as a liquid rather than a spread? Does anyone have any suggestions on what I did wrong?

Pam

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Re: Help with Homemade Mayonnaise

"Aspire to inspire before you expire"

I have never made it, but I have seen it made on tv/food shows.  Did you try making it in a blender?  You have to emulsify the oil by adding it in a steady stream while blending...maybe that would help (??)

mayonaise

does anyone have the recipie to make mayonaise taste like miricle whip?

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