Friday, December 12, 2014

How To Cook With Balsamic Vinegars

About  Balsamic Vinegars...........

The older the better.
Their use is not limited to salad dressings.
They may be substituted for wine when deglazing a pan.
 Joe and Son's Aged Balsamics have no added flavors, sugars or preservatives. They have 3 carbs per tablespoon and 10 calories per tablespoon....perfect if you're on a carb-controlled diet.


Balsamic Vinegar

Mix 50/50 with one of our Extra Virgin Oils to create a vinaigrette. Use the vinaigrette on anything from vegetable salads, fruit salads, or stir fry. Toss the vinaigrette with meats, fruits or vegetables before serving. You can even use certain vinaigrettes on pancakes or oatmeal. Use vinaigrette as a glaze, baste or marinade while cooking meats, vegetables or on the BBQ. Vinaigrette makes an amazing marinade or baste for many types of meats!

Balsamic reduction creates a wonderful glaze or garnish for many dishes. To reduce, heat the desired amount of Balsamic Vinegar in a non-stick sauce pan and a caramelized-glaze will be created. Use the reduction to garnish and finish!

Marinate nearly any type of meats (with or without olive oil). Balsamic
 Vinegar will help make any meat more tender and flavorful!

Desserts – drizzle a Balsamic or a Balsamic reduction over pies, cakes, ice cream and more for a healthy, taste sensation!

Sauces – use as a savory base or flavorful addition for many types of sauces. You can also reduce Balsamic and create your own special BBQ sauce by adding other spices!

Olive Oil and Balsamic Sample Pairings

Great for basting, marinades, glazes, salads & dipping!
  • Persian Lime Olive Oil + Blackberry-Ginger Balsamic
  • Tuscan Herb Olive Oil + Traditional Balsamic
  • Basil Olive Oil + Pomegranate Quince Balsamic
  • Blood Orange Olive Oil + Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic
  • Mushroom Sage Olive Oil + Lemon Balsamic
  • Garlic Olive Oil + Lemon Balsamic
  • Garlic Olive Oil + Pomegranate Quince Balsamic
  • Blood Orange Olive Oil + Dark Chocolate Balsamic
  • Herbs de Provence Olive Oil + Cranberry Pear Balsamic
  • Rosemary Olive Oil + Fig Balsamic
  • Eureka Lemon Olive Oil + Violet Balsamic
  • Persian Lime Olive Oil + Grapefruit Balsamic
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil + any of our Balsamic Vinegars!

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