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Making Infused Vinegars

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Making Infused Vinegars - LivingHomegrown.com

Making Infused Vinegars - LivingHomegrown.com

I think flavored vinegars (also known as infused vinegars) are very under-appreciated in our kitchens.

I want to change that! So let me give you the scoop on these flavorful beauties.

They are incredibly easy to make and they provide seasonal flavor combinations from your garden (or from the farmer’s market) all year round.

It is just a matter of steeping your herbs, fruit or veggies in the vinegar to impart flavor.

Just think of all the great combos you can create!

You can make savory vinegars like:

  • Rosemary/Garlic
  • Chive Blossom
  • Hot Pepper
  • Mixed herb

Or you can make sweet vinegars like:

  • Peach/Cinnamon
  • Strawberry/Mint
  • Raspberry/Thyme

In this post and in this week’s podcast, I show you how to make infused vinegars that will add pizzaz to your kitchen. (They make great holiday gifts too!)

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Perfectly Pickled Asparagus – Say That 10 Times, FAST!

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Okay – I am rolling out the spring recipes! My farmer’s market had beautiful asparagus this week, so I indulged and whipped up a batch of perfectly pickled asparagus....

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Three Lemony Ways to Infuse Vodka

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“When life gives you organic lemons, make infused vodka!” Oh Baby! It’s fast and it’s easy. Infused vodka makes killer martinis or takes a simple vodka tonic to a...

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Rhubarb Means Spring!

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Creating Incredible Sauces with JAM

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Using Jam as Sauce: Okay – I know what you are thinking…Why would I condone slathering refined sugar on a perfectly good meal? Well first of all – most...

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More Fast & Fabulous Recipes for Using Leftover Jam

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I make a lot of jam each year. I mean A LOT! With all the fruit growing at my small homestead and my family’s 18-acre farmstead, I have no choice....

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Steal This Canning Jar Trick and Share It!

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I’m on a mission to use up the last of my previous season’s jams over the next few months. For me, that means a lot more jam salad dressing....

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Day 29: Secrets to a Good Marmalade

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I love a good homemade marmalade – not the overly sweet, artificially flavored junk you find in the grocery store. No. I’m talking about an honest-to-goodness homemade marmalade where...

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Making Low Sugar Peach Jam

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We have this peach tree at the farmstead that is KILLER!  When you bite into one of those peaches, the juice just runs down your chin, your hand, your...

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