11 Things to Know About Mayonnaise

11 Things to Know About Mayonnaise

1. The three building blocks of mayonnaise are (1) raw egg yolks (!) (2) vegetable oil (3) vinegar ¬† ¬† ¬†Seasoning, mustard, and lemon juice may be added for flavor. 2. The source of the word “mayonnaise” is unknown, but … Continue reading

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Egg Beaters and Cholesterol Confusion

Egg Beaters and Cholesterol Confusion

One of the problems with nutrition science is that it changes every once in a while when new research come in, but it takes the public a long time to readjust its mindset. The result is mass confusion regarding what’s … Continue reading

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Inside the Label: Ranch Dressing

Inside the Label: Ranch Dressing

We wrote about the huge US salad dressing industry in a previous post. Today we’ll look inside the label of one of the most popular – Hidden Valley The Original Ranch. This dressing comes with some history. In the late … Continue reading

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7 Egg Facts

7 Egg Facts

Image via Wikipedia Happy Easter! In case you were wondering about all those eggs: 1. They are a cheap and reliable source of protein, especially for vegetarians. 2. Eggs are one of few foods naturally containing vitamin D. 3. They … Continue reading

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11 Things You Didn’t Know about Mayonnaise

11 Things You Didn’t Know about Mayonnaise

We have recently covered two of the three “condiment triumvirate” – Ketchup and Mustard. Today, a look at mayo. 1. The three building blocks of mayonnaise are raw egg yolks, vegetable oil, and vinegar. Seasoning, mustard, and lemon juice may … Continue reading

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