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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