Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Julia Child's Vinaigrette Recipe

1 tablsepoon Shallots, minced
1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
2 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
1 teaspoon Fresh Lemon Juice
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
1/4 cup Olive Oil
Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix with a wire-whip, or put in a bottle and shake vigorously. Voila! It's as simple as that!
NOTE: You can omit the Shallots if you like. Also you can increase the amount of vinegar to your liking for a zesty dressing.
This is Julia Child's recipe for her Classic Vinaigrette which can dress a multitude of ingredients from a simple Salad, to Leeks or Asparagus Vinagrette to Mussels Vinagrette or Artichokes. You can make the vinagrette in a bowl, mixing it with a wire-whip or just a fork. Or get a jar, put all the ingredients in througha a funnel, shake it up, and Voila, you've got the Classic Vinagrette alla Julia Childs. Enjoy!

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