Jalapeno Lime Vinaigrette
Most vinaigrettes will have you combine one part acid with two parts oil and then flavor as you’d like. Oil and vinegar can be great but this combo can also produce a really bitter dressing, especially if you’re using a strongly flavored olive oil.
My secret fix to this is honey! And from there you can go wild. I decided to blend a jalapeno into this dressing as well as some cumin, making this the perfect dressing to top a taco salad or any southwest themed dishes.
But the big thing with making vinaigrettes is you have to taste and adjust. My perfect vinaigrette might not be yours and learning to taste what’s missing will make you a better cook than any cookbook, youtube channel or food network show out there. So how do you accomplish this? Check out Managing Your Flavor Profiles. But the biggest thing that will help you is doing it several times yourself, even if it doesn’t come out the first time. So give this puppy a try and comment with any vinaigrette questions!