Vinegar Recipes & Techniques

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Spicy, sweet, and tangy – this isn’t a cocktail you’ll sip absent-mindedly.  Its devious deliciousness demands your attention. Ingredients:                Makes 1 Drink 2 oz Silver Tequila (we used Milagro Silver) 5 Sprigs of Fresh Cilantro 2 Green Thai Chilies ¼ oz
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In The Mayflower the bite of gin is mellowed with honey and brightened with vinegar.  The bitters add body, and the soda water smooths everything together to create a drink that’s light and delicious. Ingredients:                       Makes 1 Drink 1 oz
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Vinaigrettes aren’t just for salad.  Here we’ve used one as a dipping sauce/condiment for roasted potatoes.  This side dish/appetizer couldn’t be easier and offers a welcome change from the usual spuds. Wine Pairings: Chardonnay or Gruner Veltliner Ingredients: ½ lb
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Colorful, light and refreshing, this is the perfect light dessert for spring or summer. You’ll have leftover hibiscus sugar, which is beautiful and can be used to rim cocktail glasses or as a finishing sugar for almost any dessert (especially
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Eaten all your jam?  Don’t wash that jar yet!  You’ve got the makings of a delicious vinaigrette. Consider this a technique rather than a hard recipe, you can easily scale it up to make more as long as the proportions
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Adventurous imbibers everywhere, this cocktail is for you. You’ll get an unexpected mix of flavors and a refreshing bite from the fresh grated ginger. This cocktail is concentrated heavily on the citrus-y & tangy side because there is no added
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This extra-light salad features ingredients with textures showcasing a range of crispness. Its flavor is playful, yet satisfying – intensely nutty hazelnuts balanced with fruity, light pear. Wine Pairings: Sauvennières or Riesling Ingredients: Makes 4-6 Servings 1 Asian Pear 3
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Simple, but still unusual & exciting, this balsamic vinegar champagne cocktail is an easy way to shake up the champagne routine. Adding balsamic vinegar gives the champagne a beautiful amber hue, and the flavor is a mellow mix of tang
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Softened peaches caramelized on the grill & served with fluffy mascarpone cheese and fruity, tart balsamic vinegar. Yum! Ingredients: Fresh Peaches Mascarpone Cheese (could substitute Whipped Cream) Vigna Oro Balsamic Vinegar (could substitute other aged balsamic vinegars) Directions: 1. Halve
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So very simple, so very tasty.  Try this and you may never steam broccoli again. Ingredients: Broccoli Crown(s) Olive Oil Salt Aged Balsamic Vinegar (we used Vigna Oro) Directions: 1. Cut the florets off of the crown. Toss them with
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If you’re looking for a celebratory drink with an unusual twist, you’ll love this balsamic bellini with fresh blackberries. The color is a lovely deep purple, and the distinctive tang & bite from the vinegar is balanced by the sweetness
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How to Choose Which Balsamic Vinegar to Buy

Below you’ll find a guide to several of our balsamics with tips to help you pick the best one for your needs: Vigna Bordo Every Day Upgrade         Cost: $ Made from Trebbiano & Lambrusco Grapes • Traditionally aged in
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