Flavored Vinegar

Recipe by gemini08
READY IN: 1080hrs 15mins
SERVES: 25-30
YIELD: 1 quart




  • Collect the number of bottles necessary, with sound corks to fit.
  • Wash the bottles in soapy water, rinse first in very hot then in cold water, drain, dry and heat in a slow oven.
  • Scald the corks in boiling water.
  • Pour vinegar into an enamel lined or stainless steel pan and over low temperature slowly heat, do not let boil.
  • Add shallots, garlic, seeds and/or sprigs of herbs to the warm bottle.
  • If using tarragon, use a long sprig, twice the hight of the bottle, bend it double and push it down the neck of the bottle.
  • Fill up with warm vinegar, cork down tightly, place on a sunny window sill to mature for 4 - 6 weeks before using.