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Homemade Mayonnaise

Yield about 2 cups


  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Dash of red pepper
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 cups vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

How to Make It

  1. Combine salt, mustard, paprika, and pepper in a deep, narrow bowl. Add egg yolks, and beat at high speed of an electric mixer until thickened. Add vinegar; beat well.

  2. Add 1 1/2 cups oil, 1 tablespoon at a time; beat at high speed until mixture begins to thicken. Add remaining 1/2 cup oil, alternately with lemon juice, 1 tablespoon at a time. Spoon into a glass or plastic container; cover and refrigerate. (Do not store mayonnaise in a metal container.)

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