Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

My grandmother, Mama Ann, has always made her own mayonnaise. Imagine the savings! She says it’s the homemade mayo that makes her Pimento Cheese so delicious. Probably so, but I think it also has to do with just her making it and me getting to enjoy it.
Homemade mayonnaise in mixer www.hodgepodge.me
She shared her homemade mayo recipe with me:
Homemade Mayonnaise and oil www.hodgepodge.me

Mama Ann’s Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

Everything chilled. Place in a blender:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tsp red pepper
  • 2 tsp vinegar (this ‘cooks’ the egg)
Blend well then add 16 oz chilled olive oil – slowly – while blending.
She stores her homemade mayonnaise in the fridge in her antique crock.
VIOLA!!
With love…Mama Ann
Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe - eggs www.hodgepodge.me Note: My friend Brandy reminded me about this recipe I shared about five years ago on our old Hodgepodge site. She also asked:
Q: Do you use an olive oil that you can taste like extra virgin? Or more flavorless kind?
A: Mama Ann’s recipe calls for Wesson oil, but I use the Kroger store brand of canola.  I know that you can use olive oil, the more “virgin” the less of a heavy taste.  Yum, finest kind of mayo is homemade!!
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Tricia faces a daily dose of chaos homeschooling five children. The biggest lesson she’s learned? At the end of the day – when the dishes are put away and the children are tucked in bed – truly what matters is each child’s relationship with the Lord. Raising children is a God-given privilege and, folks, the time is short.

Comments

  1. Like we talked about, my husband made some homemade mayo, and it was just too olive-oil-y. (this,coming from a woman who uses it to cook with almost every day!)

    We’ll give it a whirl with the EVOO, or has anyone tried it with coconut oil? I’m thinking that wouldn’t work either, since it becomes solid when chilled. Hmm.
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