Episode 710

Homemade Mayonnaise

Makes about 1 cup 2 large egg yolks, at room temperature Pinch of cayenne 1/4 teaspoon table salt 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 cup vegetable oil, preferably grapeseed Freshly ground black pepper Combine the yolks, cayenne, salt, lemon juice, and mustard in…


Tomato, Chicken and Tortilla Soup

Serves 4 12 plum tomatoes (about 2 1/2 pounds) 2 ears corn, husks removed 2 small unpeeled onions, halved 6 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon chili powder Kosher salt 4 (6-inch) corn tortillas 2 cups shredded cooked chicken (from rotisserie chicken or two 6-ounce packages roasted…


Asian Chicken Salad

Servings: 4 1/2 cup slivered almonds 3 tablespoons sesame seeds 4 ounces sugar snap peas 2 medium carrots One 3-inch piece fresh ginger 4 medium scallions 1/3 cup vegetable oil 3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 2 teaspoons soy sauce (low sodium, if you prefer) 3/4…