How to use Balsamic Vinegar with Fish

How to use Balsamic Vinegar with Fish Over medium heat in a small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar, 1/4 cup white wine, 2 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp Dijon mustard, 1 tsp of dried rosemary, and a minced garlic clove. Cook for about 10-15 minutes until it reduces by 1/3 in volume. Strain the mixture and set it aside. Cook the fish by baking […]

Balsamic Vinegar with Chicken

Balsamic Vinegar with Chicken Create a marinade for your chicken by combining 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar, 2 tbsp honey, 1 1/2 tbsp whole grain mustard, 3 cloves of minced garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. Marinade your chicken for at least one hour. Place chicken in a roasting pan. Top with a bit of […]

Balsamic Vinegar with Steak

Balsamic Vinegar with Steak Mix equal parts of balsamic vinegar and dry red wine. Add salt and pepper to the steak and cook on the grill. Gently coat the top of the steak with the sauce with a brush as it cooks. When serving, spoon 1 tbsp of the balsamic vinegar and red wine mixture […]

Balsamic Vinegar to Prepare Meats

Balsamic Vinegar to Prepare Meats Balsamic Vinegar is a go-to ingredient when marinating or preparing meats. This is because it can tenderize a tough cut of meat while adding a spectacular flavor to the dish. As a general rule, only red meat needs to be tenderized while the chicken and fish can solely take advantage […]

What Foods Does Balsamic Vinegar Pair With?

If you use balsamic vinegar, it’s probably exclusively in your homemade salad dressings or marinades. Yet, this flavor filled vinegar has much more to offer than just a condiment in your pantry. Balsamic vinegar actually enhances the taste of your food and at Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders, we have so many flavor infused balsamic […]

Balsamic Vinegar is For More Than Salads

Look in your pantry. I can just about guarantee you have an old bottle of balsamic vinegar just sitting there. People think of vinegar as something that goes on top of a salad, but what most people don’t realize is it is one of the best ingredients to cook with. It is so versatile and […]

Lemongrass-Mint Mojito

Lemongrass-Mint Mojito 6 fresh mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish1-1/2 tablespoons simple syrup (see below)1 tablespoon fresh lime juice – safe half the lime cut into wedges and garnish drink.1 tablespoon Lemongrass-Mint White Balsamic Vinegar2 ounces light Rumclub soda Place mint, simple syrup, lime juice and Lemongrass-Mint White Balsamic Vinegar in a wide glass. […]

Blackberry Ginger Balsamic Vinaigrette

BLACKBERRY-GINGER BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE In a small bowl, add 3 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons Blackberry-Ginger Balsamic Vinegar. Blend together with a whisk until fully emulsified. Pour over salad greens.

Quinoa Caribbean Salad

QUINOA CARIBBEAN SALAD 1 cup quinoa, dry 2 cups chicken broth (or 1 14.5 oz. can chicken broth, and remainder water to make 2 cups liquid) 1/2 T Thai seasoning 1 English cucumber (approx. 12 inches in length), chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 6 oz. frozen mango chunks (1/2 of 12 oz. bag), chopped […]

Spinach Salad with Ripe Peach Balsamic Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Fresh Peach Balsamic Vinaigrette (4 servings) ​Ingredients 6 cups fresh baby spinach, washed & dried thoroughly 1 medium red onion, sliced into rings, rings separated 1/2 cup pecans, toasted 1/3 cup goat cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 Tbsp. ripe peach balsamic vinegar Dash of ground black pepper, optional Directions Place spinach in a large serving bowl […]