Questions tagged [vinegar]

Vinegar is a dilution of acetic acid. Versions used in cooking include white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, and rice wine vinegar.

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Added too much White Wine Vinegar

I have added a good slosh of white wine vinegar to a dish by accident (it was meant to be white wine, not vinegar) and now all I can taste is a nasty vinegary taste. I don't have any actual white ...
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White wine vinegar query

How long does white wine vinegar last if kept in a sealed bottle? Does this apply to the age of all vinegars kept in a sealed bottle?
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Need Help Identifying Characteristics of Vinegar in a Carolina BBQ Sauce

A year ago I made my first Carolina-style BBQ sauce (specifically a Piedmont-style sauce). It was perfect, exactly what I was looking for in every way. I've never been able to replicate it. The first ...
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Acid content of wine vs. vinegar?

I'm making bone broth, and the recipe says to add 2 tablespoons of vinegar or lemon juice (to 5# bones and 5 qts. water) to help draw the minerals out of the bones. I'm wondering about using verjus ...
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How to deal with mold on pickle?

I made a pickle by placing cucumber in a solution of water+vinegar+salt, and left it for 3 weeks. When I opened it, it was covered with white mold all over the solution. Can I skim the mold from the ...
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Is it safe to store oils, vinegars and other sauces in reused gourmet oil tins?

I'm trying to find a solution to counter-top storage of oils (olive, sesame, fish) and other sauces (balsamic, soy) that I use frequently. I was thinking of reusing some of the tin containers that ...
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French dressing will not blend or mix to be creamy

I make a french dressing > I blend using a milk shake mixer. Usually as I add the oil, sugar and vinegar it mixes up to a very nice creamy thick dressing. Lately it will not thicken up and stays very ...
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Mother Vinegar very brown

Hi I was given this bottle of apple vineger dont know how long they had it for but it was under my clients sink saw it had mother in there it has a very chocolate dark one and a white one very thick ...
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Why did my apple cider vinegar hiss when I opened it?

I opened a bottle of apple cider vinegar and it made a hissing sound when I opened it (like beer). I thought it was okay and poured it on my salad but it did smell a bit yeasty. I put the salad in the ...
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What should I do with mold on my scoby? [duplicate]

I'm making vinegar by adding all natural apple juice to all natural apple cider vinegar with mother. A scoby formed on top. Mold is now growing on top of the scoby. It's stuck on top of the scoby, ...
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Making vinegar - alcohol and sugar tolerance

I am wondering if my latest batch of vinegar is either too sweet or too alcoholic for the acetobacter to flourish. Are there well known thresholds for alcohol and sugar that acetobacter will tolerate? ...
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Is there anything wrong with keeping oil, salt, and vinegar together? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Need to refrigerate vinaigrette? I am curious if there is anything wrong with keeping oil, salt, and vinegar together. A month ago, I made a small mixture of those and ...
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Why did a jar of vinegar destroy this metal lid and turn it black (see pic)?

About a month ago, I filled a thoroughly-cleaned-out glass salsa jar with vinegar and hand-tightened the lid. Specifically, I filled the jar with generic white distilled vinegar ("diluted with water ...
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vinegar pickles safety

I recently made a large batch of mixed vegetable pickles (cucumber, onion, carrot, peppers, cauliflower, garlic) with a brine of 1 cup white vinegar to 3 cups water and 1/4 cup salt. I used a clean, ...
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Does vinegar need to be refrigerated after being opened?

So while wandering around our local Asian supermarket here in San Diego, my wife and I found some Wan Jia Shan red vinegar. My wife loves the taste of vinegar, and so we have about 9-10 different ...
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Mircowave does not work after I used vinegar without water to clean it [closed]

I forgot the water with the vinegar. I heard a pop. Now it does not work. Can I do any thing, or did I blow it up?
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Does adding vinegar to soup make it spoil faster?

I have heard that if vinegar is added to the pot of soup, it will spoil after 2-3 days even in a fridge. Is there any truth to that?
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When i marinate pork with spices and vinegar , can i also add the sauted onion paste overnight with it?

When making pork vindaloo the recipe says to marinate the pork OVERNIGHT with a mix of spices ( fried and made into a paste with a tablespoon Vinegar ) , the second part is to saute onions till they ...
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What all spices and herbs can be used to flavor vinegar? [closed]

What all spices/herbs can be included to flavor vinegar. Also want to know which spices/herbs can be paired together in this case.
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Using white vinegar in all types of cooking

I'm curious if I use white vinegar in almost all types of cooking is there any problem? Deodorising fish and meat can I use vinegar while they are on heat? Can I use white vinegar while cooking ...
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canning a mustard vinegar sauce

I canned a mustard vinegar sauce that contains granulated sugar and brown sugar plus ketchup. I washed the jars in my dishwasher and cleaned the lids in water and vinegar. Do I need to do anything ...
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Can I use apple cider vinegar instead of white wine vinegar for cooking? [duplicate]

Can I substitute apple cider vinegar for white wine vinegar in a pasta and chicken dish?
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Softening meat with the vinegar / lemon / onion / pineapple etc. How does it work? [duplicate]

And why does acid make the meat softer?
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Is vinegar just vinegar - even with a different flavor

Is vinegar simply just that - vinegar? If one were to keep every type of vinegar called for in recipes from around the world then there would be a lot of different types. Surely the basic chemical ...
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Preserving bread with vinegar

If you use vinegar to preserve a piece of bread by pouring it over, will the vinegar affect the bread's taste?
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Were are they? Are there even any? [closed]

Were are the steps to make yogurt? I've been looking for 5 hours and ended up being late for making yogurt for lunch! I won't be back on this website again, Thats for sure