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[Comments] (6) Mayo vs. Miracle Whip: What's the Point?: I have heard more than one argument about the various aspects of mayonnaise and Miracle Whip that make one better than the other and I have just one thing to say: Neither!

While the general idea of putting pure, flavorless (and in the case of Miracle Whip, sugar-loaded) blobs of fat on a sandwich is entirely revolting, I must admit that mayonnaise (which is what I call both of these condiments) has some good points. Well, one good point. It keeps a sandwich from becoming dry. But why add fat and no flavor just because you are too uncreative to think of a better alternative? There are so many other possibilities. One excellent example is Subway's Sweet Onion sauce, which is entirely fat-free. Oil and vinegar, vinagrette dressings, even Ranch dressing will add some flavor in with its calories. European Connections offers cranberry sauce as a dressing for their savory crepes.

In closing, I would just like to say, give a try to some of those wonderous possibilities out there, and let me know what you find.


Posted by John at Tue Dec 28 2004 09:48

I've still never made Portuguese salad for you, with bacon, chicken, apples, mayo, and potato sticks. It's actually quite tasty!

Posted by Leonard at Tue Dec 28 2004 18:59

If you make your own mayonnaise it will be yummy and not disgusting or flavorless.

Posted by John at Wed Dec 29 2004 07:15

How, exactly, does one make their own mayo?

Posted by Susie at Wed Dec 29 2004 09:21

Egg, lemon juice and oil.

Posted by Kristen at Fri Dec 31 2004 12:00

I love European Connection...why did it close in Riverwoods?

Posted by Susie at Sat Jan 01 2005 19:49

Nothing survives long there.

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