Homemade Mayonnaise

(makes 1 cup)

1 egg yolk                      1t Dijon mustard
1t vinegar or lemon juice       1C oil (peanut, olive, or other)
salt and freshly ground pepper

Beat egg yolk, mustard, salt, pepper and vinegar (or
lemon juice) for a few seconds with wire whisk or beater.

Add oil gradually and continue beating to correct consistency.