Surprise! There’s Mayo In That Dish

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Mayonnaise is a very sensitive and tricky subject when it comes to using it in the kitchen. Either you like it or you totally abhor it. Hopefully, this article will help lovers become more obsessed with its creamy flavor and haters to reconsider its luscious taste. This condiment is commonly used for sandwiches, salad dressings or dipping sauces. However, a lot of people, both haters and lovers, fail to see and underestimate the versatility of this particular ingredient. Little do they know that replacing certain ingredients in recipes like butter and oil can make a whole lot of difference to their dishes. So as not to miss out on the goodness of this versatile ingredient, here’s a taste of how the unexpected flavors of mayonnaise can put a delicious spin on traditional recipes.

chocolate cake

Chocolate Cake

Who doesn’t like chocolate cake? And who wouldn’t want their chocolate cake to be moist and tender? Well if moist chocolate cake is something that you would crave for, try substituting the oil in your recipe with mayonnaise. This will help make your cake a lot more moist and give that tender crumbly touch to it.

grilled cheese

Grilled Cheese

A lot of people swear by this secret technique in making the perfect grilled cheese sandwich. And it does not involve using the best slice of bread or the highest quality of cheese. All you need is a jar of mayonnaise and you’ve got for yourself the best grilled cheese you’ll ever bite into. Try spreading some mayonnaise on each slice of bread for that perfectly brown, crispy and not burnt crust.

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Taking its cue from the moist chocolate cake, mayonnaise can also be the perfect partner for your chocolatey and gooey brownies. Who would have thought that chocolate and mayonnaise would go hand-in-hand?

mashed potato

Mashed Potato

If you think about it, it actually makes sense to be using mayonnaise in your mashed potato recipe. Out goes the butter and in goes the creamy mayonnaise for an ultra luscious and silky mashed potatoes.

mac n cheese

Mac ‘N Cheese

Similar to creamy mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese will find the use of mayonnaise in good taste. It not only helps make the dish a lot creamier, it also gives it that smooth texture we all crave for in our Mac ‘N Cheese.


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