Houlihan's Homemade Mayonnaise

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  • 1 3/4 cups pasteurized egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp plus 2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp plus 2 tsp dry mustard
  • 3 quarts plus 2 cups salad oil
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice


Combine egg yolks, sugar, salt and dry mustard in mixer bowl; mix for 1 minute on low speed with balloon whip. Scrape down sides with spatula; make sure all dry ingredients are dissolved.

With mixer on high speed, alternate slowly, drizzling oil and vinegar into mixture. Alternate oil and vinegar 4 times throughout mixing.

With mixer still running, add lemon juice. Cover, label, date and refrigerate.

Makes 1 gallon

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