A question about a recipe: Asparagus with Crispy Prosciutto and Tarragon Aioli

I don't have a food processor, can I just use a mixer?

  • Posted by: jlm086
  • March 27, 2012
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5 Comments

TasteFood March 27, 2012
Yes, I second the whisk and some good old fashioned elbow grease.
 
Miranda R. March 27, 2012
A blender maybe, but I really wouldn't mess around with the mixer - i just doubt it would work and you'll be left with a broken emulsion. I'd say just go for the whisk, bowl and elbow grease. More control, and super satisfying too!
 
BurgeoningBaker March 27, 2012
Would a mixer not work if she has the whisk attachment for it? I would imagine the egg yolks and garlic would need to be minced or processed (in some way) first.
 
HalfPint March 27, 2012
I think a blender would work too.
 
Miranda R. March 27, 2012
Not to make the aioli, but you can use a whisk and a good amount of elbow grease! You have to create an emulsion and a mixer won't work for that. Here's a great video from our site about making aioli! it should help a lot : http://www.food52.com/blog/2140_aioli_two_ways
 
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