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How to Make a Basic Vinaigrette

Watch more Sauces, Dressings, & Condiments videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to make a basic vinaigrette and you'll have a tasty dressing for any salad. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Season the vinegar Pour the vinegar or lemon juice into the bowl. Add the salt and pepper, and whisk to combine. Tip For variety, experiment with different types of vinegar, such as red wine, cider, or balsamic vinegars. Step 2: Add the oil Slowly drizzle the oil into the vinegar mixture, whisking briskly. This will create a smooth mixture, called an emulsion, that won't separate. Tip You can drizzle the oil into the vinegar using a blender at low speed. Step 3: Serve Serve on salads, raw or grilled vegetables, fish, or cold meats. Did You Know? The word _salad_ comes from the Latin word for salt, since the ancient Romans ate raw vegetables dressed with oil, vinegar, and salt.
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