Mayonnaise

The ubiquitous mayonnaise is used in so many ways, from fresh to grilling to oven baking. It is one of the simplest emulsions, using five ingredients. Taught to make it by whisking vigorously, I was more than happy to start using my immersion blender to do the work for me. This is really incredibly easy, and will…

Potato Salad – “Mom’s”

We spent our summers on the islands surrounding Vancouver and Vancouver Island.  One thing that was always available in Howe Sound and parts of Georgia Strait was New Potatoes – cool early summers always gave us these in abundance.  Now when I see the first new potatoes of the season at a farmer’s market, it…