Mustard Vinaigrette


1/4 cup balsamic, champagne, or red-wine vinegar
2 to 3 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
1 clove garlic, finely minced
2 to 3 teaspoons light-brown sugar
3/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Combine the vinegar, mustard, garlic, and brown sugar in a bowl and whisk well. Add the olive oil in a slow, steady stream, while whisking. Add the salt and pepper, to taste, continuing to whisk.


Makes about 1 cup.

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