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Homemade Mayonnaise

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This homemade mayonnaise is a creamy and peppy mayonnaise. Flavored with lemon juice and mustard to taste along with a hint of paprika, the homemade mayonnaise is rich, creamy and savory for any vegetable or meaty salad of choice.
  Egg yolks 3
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 2⁄3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Dash
  Hot sauce 3

Beat egg yolks in a deep, narrow bowl at high speed of an electric mixer until thick and lemon colored.
Stir in water, and pour into top of a double boiler.
Cook over hot, not boiling, water, stirring constantly with a wire whisk, 8 minutes or until thermometer registers 160°.
Return mixture to bowl.
Add oil, 1 tablespoon at a time; beat until mixture begins to thicken.
Gradually add lemon juice, beating until thickened.
Add remaining ingredients, stirring well.
Spoon mayonnaise into a glass or plastic container; cover and chill.
Do not store mayonnaise in a metal container.

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Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe