|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), unpeeled|
|Dijon style mustard||1 Tablespoon (Prepared)|
|Balsamic vinegar||3 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||To Taste|
|Olive oil||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Best Quality)|
Cut garlic clove into halves and rub the cut sides over the inner surface of a small bowl.
Reserve the garlic.
Whisk mustard and vinegar together in the bowl.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Dribble oil into the bowl in a slow steady stream, whisking constantly, until dressing is creamy and thickened and all the oil has been incorporated.
Taste and correct seasoning.
Add reserved pieces of garlic; cover the bowl and let the dressing stand at room temperature until you need it.
Remove garlic and rewhisk the dressing if necessary before using.