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Hollandaise or Bernaise?

It's my understanding that once you add any herbs to Hollandaise that it is no longer Hollandaise but Bearnaise? Is this a correct assumption?
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What is the emulsification power of 1 egg yolk?

How much oil (fat) can one egg yolk hold safely before you risk the sauce breaking?
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How to rescue a Hollandaise with too much lemon

I accidentally doubled the amount of lemon juice in my Hollandaise recipe. The result is much too sour to be usable, but if not for that, the sauce would be okay. Could I rescue this sauce by ...
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Eggs Benedict using Goats milk butter

Hi I'm a new user to the group, having just used the Hairy biker recipe for hollandaise sauce as a treat for Sunday brunch eggs Benedict. This are the ingredients: 225g/8oz butter, cut into pieces ...
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Perfect Hollandaise every time using a blender/food processor?

I was a cook at a cafe recently that was buying in Hollandaise. I started making the sauce from scratch following the same basic procedure each time but got varying results. sometimes the Hollandaise ...
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Is there any way to store hollandaise sauce?

I've just made hollandaise sauce following Alton Brown method. I used only about 4 tablespoons and I have about 1 cup left. Using google I found that I shouldn't put it on the fridge, doesn't freeze ...
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Substituting lime juice for lemon juice in hollandaise/mayonnaise?

If I have fresh limes on hand but not fresh lemons, can I use the limes to make hollandaise and mayonnaise? Assuming it works, what effect will the lime juice have on flavor and texture?
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Can hollandaise be made with frozen lemon juice?

In my other question -- Are there any reasonable substitutes for lemon juice? -- I learned a cool technique to preserve lemon juice by freezing it in an ice tray. I'm considering making a hollandaise, ...
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How can I fix a hollandaise sauce after it has split?

I made a hollandaise sauce on the weekend and it split so I threw it out and started again but I was wondering if there is anything you can do to save it once it splits?