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Tuna fish question

Stillwondering May 28, 2014 06:24 PM

I still want to know why the sauce in the tuna we had at the high school local deli was WHITE not yellow like mayo. What was the sauce? Some one knows the answer.

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    sedimental RE: Stillwondering May 28, 2014 07:53 PM

    What kind of mayo is yellow?

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    1. re: sedimental
      ahuva RE: sedimental May 28, 2014 08:00 PM

      I'm so glad you asked. it was on my mind.

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        Ttrockwood RE: ahuva May 28, 2014 09:39 PM

        Yeah..... I yellow mayo sounds like one of those "i left it on the counter......." threads!

    2. Cheese Boy RE: Stillwondering May 28, 2014 11:23 PM

      Sour cream or plain yogurt mixed in with the mayo will whiten it.

      1. coll RE: Stillwondering May 29, 2014 03:12 AM

        The cheapest mayo money can buy, is my guess. They left the eggs out of it!

        1. carolinadawg RE: Stillwondering May 29, 2014 03:16 AM


          1. C. Hamster RE: Stillwondering May 29, 2014 05:52 AM

            I am stillwondering about yellow mayo.

            In the sauce at the high school deli.

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            1. re: C. Hamster
              treb RE: C. Hamster May 29, 2014 05:54 AM

              Maybe they put some tumeric in it.

            2. JTPhilly RE: Stillwondering May 29, 2014 07:05 AM

              perhaps the OP is in search or Miracle Whip ?

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                Puffin3 RE: JTPhilly May 29, 2014 07:19 AM

                There's no such thing as any real mayo without having eggs in it. Mayo therefore is always to some degree yellowish.

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                  fldhkybnva RE: Puffin3 May 29, 2014 12:16 PM

                  I was going to point this out but you beat me too it. Mayo is usually just a tiny bit yellow though when mixed in tuna salad it looks white to me.

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                sedimental RE: Stillwondering May 29, 2014 07:27 AM

                I have decided this is really a haiku, not a question....

                What is the color of yellow mayo
                If it is white?

                1. boogiebaby RE: Stillwondering May 29, 2014 12:29 PM

                  Your high school had a deli? Fancy school.

                  Did you ever just ask them what's in the tuna salad (Assuming you're talking about tuna salad since you didn't actually say what you're talking about.)

                  1. foodieX2 RE: Stillwondering May 29, 2014 12:38 PM

                    Welcome to CH! When did you graduate, any chance you can call and ask? Better to go to the source, if it still exists, rather having random people on a web site guessing.

                    My guess is it was low quality mayo as I have never seen mayo that is truly "yellow" to the point you would call it such.

                    1. Ttrockwood RE: Stillwondering May 29, 2014 03:02 PM

                      I've actually heard of places that add crackers or white bread to tuna to stretch it further- maybe that made it look more "white"....

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