Hereвs an all-purpose vinaigrette that has a perfect balance of flavors.

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

2 cloves garlic, minced

Вѕ cup olive oil

Salt to taste

Freshly ground pepper to taste

Put all of the ingredients into a jar with a screw top and shake well. May be kept covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.