Basil~ mint or chive vinegar

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
Fresh basil leaves
Fresh mint leaves
Fresh chive
Cider or
Wine or rice vinegar

Using one of the herbs listed, wash leaves, dry by patting with a towel and pack in wide mouth glass jar, vinegar bottle or cruet. Use a generous amount for best flavor. Fill with vinegar to cover herbs.

Cap and store at least a week. A blend of herbs may be combined with vinegar to provide interesting flavors.

Vinegars may be used alone on salads or mixed with oil to make up a dressing. Vinegars are also excellent in marinades.

Source: Mrs. E. Leonard Posey, Jr.; Southern Living Hall of Fame; Southern Sideboards; Junior League of Jackson, Mississippi

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