How long does cherry balsamic vinegar from Sonoma Farm last?
If you store it properly, your Sonoma Farm cherry balsamic vinegar can be enhancing the flavor of your drinks and dishes for many years to come. Incredibly versatile, you can sprinkle it over ice cream, put it in soup, dip bread in it, or any of a host of other ways to jazz up your meals with our cherry balsamic vinegar. You can even serve the same dish with and without this “special ingredient” and watch your dinner guests try to solve the mystery of how your cooking is so improved!
Here are a few things you should know about our cherry balsamic vinegar, and what it can bring to your table.
How long does balsamic vinegar last?
While it won’t last forever, a bottle of vinegar stored properly will last for years due to its acidity. Not to mention, we use only the best raw materials and use only the best production methods, ensuring that the vinegar we provide you is the highest quality possible.
What is the best way to store cherry balsamic vinegar?
Balsamic vinegar should be stored in a cool, dry place – not in a cabinet over or by the stove, where it will be subject to regular heat. If it’s used for salad dressing, you can also keep it in your refrigerator. But if you are using it for sauces and marinades then you should keep it at room temperature. The ideal ideal temperature for storage is between 59F and 78F. You also want to make sure you close the lid as tightly as possible to limit the amount of air that can enter the container.
When you store your balsamic vinegar correctly you are reducing the amount of evaporation that will occur as the liquid sits in your bottle. When balsamic vinegar evaporates, it looses flavor, making it less appealing to use in all your favorite dishes. Following thesimple rules listed above will ensure preserve the flavor and aroma of your balsamic vinegar for years to come.
But if it has been stored for a long time you should always give it a quick smell test before using it on your food. If it has a rancid smell to it, then it needs to be thrown out immediately.
How can I use cherry balsamic vinegar?
Most people think balsamic vinegar’s only use is drizzling over salads, meats, or cheeses. And while you can use it this way(with delicious results), there are many, many more ways to use balsamic vinegar in your kitchen. Balsamic vinegar can liven up almost any dish, and your family or dinner guests will be impressed with what you bring to the table.Dishes like Cherry Infused Balsamic Vinegar Baked French Toast, Cherry Balsamic Fudgy Brownies and Frozen Fruit Pops with Greek Yogurt and Cherry Balsamic. All of our recipes can be found at www.www.sonomafarm.com
We use only the best Michigan dark cherries and traditionally aged balsamic from Modena, Italy, and combine them at our FDA-inspected facilities to make sure our cherry balsamic vinegar is the very best. All so that, when you are ready to stock balsamic vinegar in your kitchen, there is no better source than Sonoma Farm.
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