Dips, Spreads & Sauces

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayo – Worth the Effort!

There’s a sporting chance your refrigerator has a jar of mayonnaise on the shelf. A staple spread for sandwiches, its creamy tanginess has many uses besides slathering between slices of bread. Recipes for potato salad, deviled eggs, dips, pimento cheese, and even creamy chocolate cakes include mayonnaise as an essential ingredient. So why would you make your own mayo when there’s an open jar already in the fridge? It all comes down to taste. Store-bought mayonnaise is fine for sandwiches, but you’ll find homemade mayonnaise is a sauce unto itself. Use it as a dip for pommes frites, a topping… Read more

peanut butter

Make Your Own Nut Butter

Peanut butter spread on a piece of toast is a satisfying breakfast or a protein packed post-workout snack. You can make healthy nut butters in just a few minutes with the Wolf Gourmet blender. Making homemade nut butter allows you to customize the ingredients based on your taste, and avoid added stabilizers or preservatives. The variations are endless. We have a few suggestions below, but feel free to experiment with your own ideas. Just starting out? Try peanut butter. You can make it as smooth or crunchy as you like. We like using honey-roasted nuts for a bit of added… Read more

Confidence in Every Step: Hollandaise Sauce | Wolf Gourmet

Confidence In Every Step: Hollandaise Sauce

Using the Wolf Gourmet blender turns sauce making into fast and easy work. The emulsion cup works well with dressings and helps you drizzle melted butter into notoriously finicky sauces like the classic Hollandaise at the exact right rate. Hollandaise is a luscious, creamy sauce often served over eggs Benedict. One of the five French mother sauces, it is an emulsion of melted butter and egg yolks with some acidity from lemon juice and a touch of cayenne pepper. Emulsions can be tricky endeavors, with just the right ratio needed to achieve perfection. Too much heat or adding the butter… Read more