|1 quart||White wine vinegar|
|1 cup||Nasturtium petals|
|1 teaspoon||Cracked peppercorns|
|4 cups||Red wine vinegar|
|12||Sprigs fresh parsley|
|2 teaspoons||Thyme leaves|
|1 teaspoon||Rosemary leaves|
|1 teaspoon||Sage leaves|
|4 cups||Cider vinegar|
|¼ cup||Chopped onion|
|½ teaspoon||Crushed red pepper|
|½ teaspoon||Coarsely ground black pepper|
|1 quart||White vinegar|
|1 medium||Orange, orange peel from (orange portion only)|
|2 pints||Fresh strawberries|
|1 quart||Cider vinegar|
PARSLEY, SAGE, ETC
SPICY CIDER VINEGAR
NASTURTIUM VINEGAR: Warm 1 quart white wine vinegar to lukewarm. Place 1 cup nasturtium petals, 1 chopped shallot and 1 tsp. cracked peppercorns in a jar; crush gently with the back of a wooden spoon. Add vinegar and cover tightly. Do not use a metal lid. Let stand in a warm place about 4 weeks.
Strain into a clean, sterilized bottle. Makes 1 quart.
PARSLEY, SAGE, ROSEMARY AND THYME VINEGAR: Start with clean dry or thoroughly washed fresh herbs. In a medium saucepan, place vinegar, parsley, thyme, rosemary and sage; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 5 minutes. Pour mixture into a 1-quart jar, cover and set aside for 2 weeks, shaking occasionally. Strain out herbs. Pour vinegar into bottles with tight fitting covers, adding a sprig of parsley if desired.
Use in salad dressing, marinades for beef or sprinkled over vegetables.
Makes 1 quart.(Vinegar Institute) SPICY CIDER VINEGAR: In a 1-quart jar, place vinegar, onion, garlic, red pepper and black pepper. Cover and shake vigorously. Set aside for 2 weeks, shaking occasionally. Strain out seasonings. Pour vinegars into stertilized bottles with tight fitting lids. Use in salad dressings and marinades for meat or fish. Makes 1 quart. (Vinegar Institute) ORANGE VINEGAR: In a large sauce pot place vinegar, sugar and orange peel.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 20 minutes. Transfer vinegar and orange peel to a 1 quart jar. Cover tightly. (Vinegar Institute)
STRAWBERRY VINEGAR: Remove stems from strawberries; halve strawberries, set ¼ cup aside. In a large bowl, place remaining strawberries. Pour vinegar over strawberries. Cover and set aside for 1 hour.
Transfer vinegar and strawberrie to a large saucepot. Add sugar, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 10 minutes. Strain out strawberry mixture, pressing out as much liquid as possible. Pour vinegar into a 1½ quart jar. Add reserved strawberries. Cover tightly. Makes 1 ½ quarts (Vinegar Institute)
Posted to EAT-L Digest 16 Sep 96 From: Cheryl Miller <csmiller@...> Date: Mon, 16 Sep 1996 19:29:34 +0000
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