salad

Use Sour Cream Instead of Oil for a Creamier Salad Dressing

Use Sour Cream Instead of Oil for a Creamier Salad Dressing

The formula for a good homemade salad dressing is simple: You need some sort of oil, more acid than you probably think, a sweetener, and some mustard (for emulsifying purposes). Add a pinch of salt, and whatever other seasonings you desire, and you have a lovely, punchy vinaigrette.

I Hope You Are Milking Your Corn Cobs

I Hope You Are Milking Your Corn Cobs

Winter is drawing to a close, which means “Claire talking about corn season” is similarly on its way out the door and into the sunset (but only for one calendar year). But, until then, the corn is still plentiful and sweet, and I will continue to eat it, cook it,…

Use This Template to Make a Perfect Vinaigrette Every Time

Use This Template to Make a Perfect Vinaigrette Every Time

A good vinaigrette should punch your tongue with a potent combination of salty, sweet, and acidic flavours. Err too much in one direction or another, and your salad will suffer. Making a great tasting vinaigrette isn’t hard, however, and using the template above (and below) can help you nail it…