Gourmet Garlic Herb Vinegar

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘GLORIOUS GARLIC‘.

This vinegar instills wonderful flavour when used for marinating meat and fish and adds delightful spark to salad dressings. Only good quality wine vinegar should be used so as not to overpower the garlic and herbs. This vinegar will keep for several months if stored in fridge.

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 Tbsp marjoram
  • 1 tsp each chopped fresh thyme and rosemary
  • 3 black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 6 cups white wine vinegar

1) Bring vinegar to boil over high heat. Lower heat and simmer 20 minutes.

2) Remove from stove and allow to cool 10 minutes. Measure remaining ingredients into bowl and pour hot vinegar over top. Cover and let steep in cool place for 10 hours or overnight. Strain the vinegar into clean glass bottle. Store in fridge and use as needed.

Linda Gabris is an avid cook who enjoys sharing her grandmother’s old recipes and medicinal preparations as they were recorded in the handwritten journals passed down to her. Linda also enjoys gardening and foraging for edible wild foods. Over the years, she has taught cooking courses in Prince George, B.C., with a focus on healthy eating, food preparation, and International cuisine.

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