This is the vinaigrette I grew up eating. Improvisation is the name of the game with this recipe. Taste as you go, and adjust the seasonings to your taste. Stores covered in the refrigerator 3-5 days.
Many well-known chefs work with food scientist Harold McGee, author of Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Foods and Recipes. McGee explains why thawing small cuts of meat in 100-degree water is perfectly safe.