Dijon Horseradish Sauce

I was just looking to create a sauce for roasted potatoes and broccoli to jazz them up a bit. Some kind of potato salad twist type thing.

I landed on a mustard based sauce since I had a fresh bottle of dijon. You know what they say, use what you have. That advice applies now more than ever, under current circumstances.

This is super easy to put together. Whisk together a few ingredients and you're all set. Keep those potatoes moist and delicious. A lighter, fresher variation on classic potato salad. And, of course, vegan.

2 tbls dijon mustard
2 tbls apple cider vinegar
2 tbls hot sauce
1 tbl horseradish
2 tsps salt
1 tsp garlic powder
2 tsps turmeric
2 tbls olive oil

Whisk together all ingredients except olive oil.

Drizzle in the oil while whisking until a nice emulsion is formed.

I created this for roasted potatoes and broccoli, but this sauce has endless possibilities. It's tangy, spicy and a little bit creamy. Go nuts with it!

False Advertising

This whole cage free bullshit really pissed me off. Yet another way to dupe the consumer. And people really buy into it. They think they're doing something good. They pay extra for the extras believing they are being kind. And the evil corporations laugh and continue thinking up new ways to make their vicious cruelty sound palatable.

Cage free indicates only that chickens are not stored in tiny singular cages. Instead they are housed in large, dark, communal cages full of many other chickens. Where they wade through each other's shit and peck at each other and generally enjoy a life devoid of sunshine and happiness.

Don't even get me started on 'free range'. Access to the outdoors. If their disproportionately skinny little legs can carry their hormonally over sized bodies to the exit through a sea of other deformed chickens. And if they manage to get there, it's just some barren dirt. And they have exactly 15 minutes per day chance to reach this false sanctuary.

What really baffles me is why these obvious marketing ploys even work. 98% of people have no problem eating tortured pigs, cows, lambs, calves, chickens, turkeys, etc. So why is it they require that they are turned on by ersatz humane eggs?

I'd love to know the logic behind guiltlessly eating tortured animal meat and yet opting to purchase cage free eggs?

Such is the collective delusion of all humanity.