Homemade salad dressing is where it's at. The simple combination of oil and vinegar is easy to manage and the resulting dressing is completely customizable from the ground up. Just add some herbs, garlic, and a little citrus, and suddenly you have a fresh, high-quality salad dressing that is tuned to your appetite. No matter how delicious your dressing may be, the final product still needs to find its way actually on to your greenery.
I like salads. I can't think of any meal that is more customizable. Basically, you cut a bunch of stuff up and throw it in a bowl. Which as a definition for salad suits me just fine. Whether I decide chunks of meat constitute a salad or opt for a vegetable-based ensemble, as long as it's in a bowl, I call it a salad. (As long as it's not soup, that is). More often than not, as a final touch, I reach for oil and vinegar.
Oil and vinegar are a classic combination and offer even more … Read more
Just because there are robots that clean pools, dispense tissues and make omelettes (badly), you may have thought that they've come up with one for pretty much everything. But we're willing to bet you hadn't thought of this: a bot that's an expert on vinegar.
That's right, in Japan--land of the future human-free society--the Tamanoi Vinegar Corporation has just hired a robot made by Buildup to make presentations about its namesake product. The inspiringly named Tamanoi Vinegar Robot "has a mouth that moves in sync with its voice, as well as a fiber-reinforced … Read more