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papadouce81 is asking: (3 answers)
Everytime i try to make homemade mayo it's always watery and just a little off, like slightly bitter.Can anyone help me?

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Last updated: Apr. 2, 2013 12:17 pm
Posted: Apr. 2, 2013 7:29 am
 
Answered by: Lilcat
Apr. 2, 2013 8:02 am
Did you add the oil very slowly? I have had this happen. It has gotten a little watery but not separated plus not intergrated with the vinagar so it tasted amiss.
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papadouce81
Apr. 2, 2013 8:11 am
yes i added the oil in a slow thin stream and whisked as fast as my arm would allow. two attempts now and two mayos that were more sauce or souplike then creamy and thick. getting frustrated.
 
Patty Cakes
Apr. 2, 2013 8:32 am
Do you have a food processor? That would save your arm at least and if you have a feeder in the tube, put the oil in it( if it has a hole) to let it slowly flow through. Sorry not more helpful. good luck!
 
papadouce81
Apr. 2, 2013 8:36 am
Thanks Patty. what I'm really looking for is a recipe for thick creamy mayo from scratch lol guess I couldve been more clear.
 
Answered by: smartgirls
Apr. 2, 2013 9:02 am
What kind of oil are you using? some Olive oils have a peppery/bitter after taste. You may want to use canola, or a light olive oil, or a blend.
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AuntE
Apr. 2, 2013 9:11 am
I have successfully made mayo now for 3 mos. and wont go back to buying. I only use the VERY LIGHTEST extra virgin olive oil to cut down on the olive oil bitterness. I use a food processor so I put a tiny hole in the bottom of a plastic cup and rest it in the hopper area. So it ssssssllllooowwwwwlllly drizzles in. I blend for min. of 15 minutes. Comes out thick and wonderful.
 
papadouce81
Apr. 2, 2013 9:47 am
thank u smartgirls and aunte. i think my issue was time i was not blending for that long. I'm gonna try it in blender and take 15 to 20 mins blending and see what happens!
 
sueb
Apr. 2, 2013 11:29 am
Do you have a hand blender? I just put all the ingredients into a cup, and insert the blender. It comes out perfect every time! By the time the blender starts at the bottom and pulls to the top, it is finished. I doubt if the blender is in there for 30 seconds!
 
papadouce81
Apr. 2, 2013 11:43 am
ok but what recipe are u using?
 
Answered by: Patty Cakes
Apr. 2, 2013 12:17 pm
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/whole-egg-mayonnaise/detail.aspx
 
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