Balsamic Vinegar Recipes and Tips

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Balsamic Vinegar Tips and Hints

  • When using balsamic vinegar, do not use aluminum pots or containers. The pan or marination container should be non-reactive.
  • Balsamic vinegars are not recommended for pickling or herb infusion purposes.
  • Check the label if you are allergic to sulfites. Not all balsamic vinegars have sulfites, but many less expensive choices do.
  • Heat sweetens balsamic vinegar and boils out acidity. If you want to mellow out the flavor, heat it. If not, use it without heat or add at the very end of the cooking process.
  • A teaspoon or two of balsamic vinegar can wake up the flavor in a bland sauce or soup.
  • If you must, substitute sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar for balsamico. It won't be the same, but it will give you a hint on how good it could be if you used balsamic vinegar.
  •  A sprinkle of balsamic vinegar on fresh sliced or raspberries with a bit of sugar really brings out the flavor of the fruit and will have you addicted.

Balsamic Vinegar Recipes

•  Apple Balsamic Syrup
•  Apricot Carrots
•  Balsamic Barbecue Spareribs
•  Balsamic Vinaigrette
•  BBQ Bacon Brisket in the Oven
•  Beef Brisket with 40 Cloves of Garlic
•  Beet, Red Onion and Horseradish Relish
•  Best Coleslaw
•  Black Bean Cakes
•  Blue Potato Honey Mustard Salad
•  Chicken Breasts with Peaches
•  Chinese Duck Sauce (Plum)
•  Cornish Hens with Apricot, Port and Balsamic Sauce
•  Cranberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
•  Crawfish-Stuffed Artichokes with Lagniappe
•  Creamy Shrimp Asparagus Pasta
•  Crockpot Cranberry Dijon Pork Roast Recipe
•  Easy Baked Spareribs
•  Eggplant Caponata with Chives 
•  Chicken Grand Marnier®
•  Green Beans with Bacon and Sweet Red Peppers (Haricot Vert)
•  Grilled Hamburger Salad
•  Grilled Mozzarella Bundles
•  Grilled Peaches with Peach Walnut Chutney
•  Grilled Salmon with Nasturtium Vinaigrette
•  Gruyere Quiche
•  Harvard Beets
•  Honey Spiced Cornish Game Hens
•  Italian Bean and Tuna Salad
•  Lime Dipping Sauce
•  Low-Fat Chicken Cordon Bleu
•  Lychee Glazed Pork Chops
•  Mexican Fajita Kebabs
•  Mignon Salmon with Roulade Corn and Black Bean Relish
•  Mixed Salad With Pears and Raisins
•  Orange Balsamic Asparagus
•  Orange Braised Fried Chicken
•  Orange Dressing
•  Papaya Pineapple Salsa
•  Perciatelli Pasta with Shiitake Mushrooms & Fresh Ginger
•  Pickled Shrimp
•  Pomegranate Lamb Lollipops
•  Poppyseed Cabbage
•  Pork with Figs and Balsamic Vinegar
•  Pork Tenderloins Braised with Red Cabbage
•  Roasted Sausages and Grapes
•  Potato and Caramelized Onion Frittata with Gorgonzola
•  Red Cabbage Christmas Salad
•  Raspberry Cream Fruit Salad Dressing or Dip
•  Roasted Asparagus with Orange Sauce
•  Roasted Sausages and Grapes
•  Salmon with Citrus-Balsamic Vinaigrette
•  Sausage with Red Cabbage
•  Slow-Roasted Balsamic Tomatoes
•  Smoked Fish Pate
•  Spicy Cornish Hens
•  Stuffed Mozzarella Spirals Salad
•  Sun-Dried Tomato Walnut Pesto
•  Sunflower Seed-Crusted Lamb Loin
•  Tangy Pineapple Sauce (Crockpot)
•  Tequila Tri-Tip
• Teriyaki Chicken Wings
•  Turkey Salad with Cranberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
•  Watermelon BBQ Sauce

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