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At Dirk's
we carriy many additional items to complete and complement your favorite recipe such as:
- Select Fresh   
- Fresh Breads
- Fresh Chips &
- Parchment Paper
    (by the sheet)
- Seafood Utensils
and more.....

  • This aioli is fantastic on grilled or sauteed fish and vegetables of any sort!
  • Aioli should be made a few hours ahead of time to allow the flavors to blend. It can be kept for a couple of days in the refrigerator.

  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup extra  virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Soak the saffron in a small bowl with warm water about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Combine egg yolks, garlic, and salt in food processor, combine about 20 seconds. Slowly, drizzle in oil while food processor is running until thickened.
  • Remove to a bowl and stir in saffron liquid and pepper. Enjoy!
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