Grocery lists can seem endless (and pricy), since the list doesn't stop at bread, milk, and cheese. Because you can make it at home, vinaigrette is one less thing you'll need to buy at the store. For a perfect summer salad, you can easily mix up a vinaigrette with ingredients you probably have on hand. Here's how to make homemade vinaigrette.
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Vinaigrette is simply vinegar and oil, which acts like oil and water. The ingredients just won't stay together, even if you shake, whisk, and stir. To keep vinegar and oil from separating, use what is known as a binder. Binders include mustard, roasted garlic, or anchovies. These ingredients will marry the vinegar and oil together for a delicious vinaigrette to drizzle over an arugula salad.
From your pantry, you can use different seasonings, like a high-quality salt or fresh-ground pepper, to flavor the vinaigrette. You can also add honey or