Are Eggs Emulsifiers?

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The emulsifying agent in an egg yolk is lecithin. An emulsifier or emulgent as is sometimes known refers to a substance that stabilizes an emulsion by mounting its kinetic stability.
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Egg yolk is a good emulsifier because of the protein and fat content found in the egg. Other good emulsifiers are milk, mustard, and honey. These work best with an oil and water base
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Many proteins in egg yolk can act as emulsifiers because they have some amino
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To make mayonnaise you need to mix oil and vinegar. Normally the oil would float on top of the vinegar and the two liquids would not mix because vinegar contains water. There are
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1. Put the eggs in a pot in a single layer. 2. Cover the eggs with an inch of cold water. 3. Add 1 tsp. of vinegar to peel the eggs easier. 4. Put the pot over medium heat and cover
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