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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Morning Coffee: Rescuing a broken emulsion

I've made various versions of Zankou Chicken's fabulous garlic spread, but when I made it yesterday, the emulsion of oil and lemon juice broke! I found only suggestions for fixing an emulsion for mayo (add another egg yolk), but not for other emulsions. I was desperate (and couldn't bring myself to start over again), so I added some cannellini beans to the blender and got a nicely textured spread that tasted like the garlic-lemon flavor I was going for, just with extra protein. Whew!

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  • At 5/17/11, 6:32 AM, Anonymous Jennifer B said…

    I don't know what Zankou Chicken's fabulous garlic spread is, but it sounds delicious! Can you point me to/share a recipe for it?

  • At 5/17/11, 11:04 AM, Blogger Chief Family Officer said…

    Jennifer - I have a post just for you coming this afternoon!


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