Lessons > Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics (Plant-Based)

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Lesson Overview

All chefs and seasoned cooks make their own vinaigrettes and dressings. They are extremely easy to make and most importantly, the cook is in complete control of what goes into them.

Most manufactured vinaigrettes and dressings contain a long list of unnatural ingredients and preservatives. Wh…

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • identify commonly used oils and acids used to make vinaigrette
  • describe the difference between stable and unstable emulsions
  • make a basic vinaigrette and learn how to vary it

Course Syllabus

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1. Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment
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3. Unstable vs. Stable Emulsions
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4. Oils for Vinaigrettes & Dressings
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5. Acids for Vinaigrettes & Dressings
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6. How to Make a Basic Vinaigrette
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7. How to Vary a Vinaigrette
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8. Matching Oils & Vinegars to Greens
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9. Practice Activities & Recipes
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10. Lesson Quiz
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Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

Prerequisites & Related Lessons

Please consider these additional lessons to support your learning and discovery. Some of these lessons are prerequisites that may help contextualize what you are learning and form a baseline of knowledge and skill. Other lessons are related and may help you explore next steps or dive deeper on a learning topic.

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20 Videos | 10 Tasks
Task 1: Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: Unstable vs. Stable Emulsions
Task 4: Oils for Vinaigrettes & Dressings
Task 5: Acids for Vinaigrettes & Dressings
Task 6: How to Make a Basic Vinaigrette
Task 7: How to Vary a Vinaigrette
Task 8: Matching Oils & Vinegars to Greens

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