Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
This how-to, works for the frugal, the conservationists and the seekers of tasty among us. You need nothing special to make wine vinegar, not even "the mother."
Homemade vinegar may seem daunting but all you need is some wine, something wild to infuse it, such as wild rose hips, a dark cupboard and a good mother.
Alice Waters walks you through the process of transforming a little leftover wine into the makings of a big, bold vinaigrette. via Good Eggs.
It's apple season and I'm swimming in peels! Instead of just composting your scraps, put them to work in this recipe for fermented apple peel vinegar.
Making wild vinegar is really neat, but what happens when you use that up and it's not cider pressing season yet? I tested out a theory using store-bought, pasteurized cider and the "gunk" left in my raw cider jar. Did it work? "Mother" says yes!
This is the perfect season to start a batch of homemade red wine or apple cider vinegar. Following some basic steps, you'll never go back to buying vinegar again!
Homemade red wine vinegar is crisp, fruity and has a depth of flavor not found in store-bought varieties.
A step by step tutorial teaching how to make your own apple cider vinegar from scratch.
Use those preserving & pie scraps for a delicious science experiment.
Vinegar practically makes itself. It makes your food taste better. And the possibilities are limitless.