Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Granny's Magic Mayonnaise

Making Baby Burp cloths...


towelling and backed with some nice soft muslin


My mum used to tell me that her mother-in-law would always change a recipe slightly if she gave it out - or leave something out so no-one could ever make it like she did.....

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I inherited my mum's genes and consider it a great compliment when someone asks for my recipe....

...  so due to popular request ....
(and with no changes to the original recipe!!)

Easy peasy to make (you know I only cook easy peasy)
it is a bit sweet.. so not to everyone's taste...

GRANNY'S MAGIC MAYONNAISE

1 tin condensed milk
2 egg yolks
1 tsp salt
2 tsp mustard (any will do - my favourite is 1 tsp of hot english, and 1 tsp of seeded)
1/2 cup white vinegar
1 cup oil (I used olive oil but any nice vegetable oil will do)
cayenne pepper (I like a hefty shake)

Put all in a bowl and whisk till it thickens.

Keep in fridge....

Nice with salad, nice with cold meats, nice to dip your toastie in...... I haven't eaten it straight out the jar but that's probably nice too!!


Linking up with Melody's Tuesday Treasure .....

I love my family and bloggiefriend favourite recipes - I have some others HERE - all easy peasy

22 comments:

  1. The burp cloths are so cute...and I don't think a mom can have enough of those! The mayonnaise sounds very yummy, indeed. I'll have to get Jeff to make up some...he loves doing things like that, and I really enjoy a nice mayonnaise on my sandwiches! :o) Thanks for sharing your recipe!

    XOXO,

    Cyndi

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  2. Those burp cloths are darling! And thanks for the yummy recipe! I like easy peasy too...

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  3. How cute are those burp cloths......thanks for the recipe Bubz...

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  4. Love those cute burp cloths. Such a great idea. Thanks for the recipe. Hugs,

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  5. Those burb cloths are really cute and the mayonnaise sounds yummy - I remember mum made a condensed milk mayonnaise, perhaps a similar recipe. I loved your previous post, I hope all was forgiven with a delicious cake, lol!

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  6. Burp cloths are so funny and they look great,thankyou for recipe i have already printed it out ready to use

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  7. Yum... might give this recipe a go too! Thanks!
    LoVe the burp cloths...FuNNy !

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  8. cute burp cloths - have to make some for Jess and the twins. I have never made mayonnaise, but this seems simple even I could do it.

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  9. love those burp cloths!
    I hope you managed to locate your special tupperware mayonnaise keeper this time?

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  10. Great burp cloths. That sounds like the mayo my Grandma used to make.

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  11. Thanks for the recipe; might try it none day:-) Love reading your blog. Oh,yes,men are the same all over,I`m sure. Your star block looks perfect and glad you found the TupperWare bowl!

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  12. Fabulous burp cloths what an excellent idea, never saw anything as lovely as those when my older son was a baby.

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  13. Those burp cloths are adorable. Thank you for sharing the mayo recipe. I'm looking forward to trying it.

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  14. The recipe is something very similar to the 'salad dressing' my mother used to make when I was a little kid. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  15. Thanks for the recipe Fiona, I love homemade mayonnaise.Cute burp cloths!

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  16. Thanks for that! Might have to try it, when summer finally comes.

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  17. Fiona:
    I love those burb cloths. Thanks for the inspiration. I happen to have new baby girl a friend is having to sew up something for and this will fit in the basket just great.

    glad you found your recipe sounds good.

    cathy

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  18. Burp cloths are adorable!! Magic Mayo made by you!! Wow, you have so many talents. Hugs, Kim

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  19. Cute cute burp cloths. I wonder if my hubby would like that recipe. I might have to try it.

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  20. Your mayonnaise sounds yummy. And easy to make too.

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  21. Yummy mayonnaise Fiona, gorgeous burp cloths...

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  22. Have you ever made it with the homemade version of condensed milk??? you might be able to reduce the sweetness a little that way. I will besure to try it your way first, and use it with toasted tomatoe sandwiches.

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