Red Wine Vinegar

Don’t let an open bottle of red wine go to waste just because you don’t plan on finishing it. Turn it into your own “artisanal” vinegar instead.

Courtesy of Regan Burns Cafiso

Red Wine Vinegar

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    1/2 bottle or more red wine


    Prep: 5 min Total: More than 60 min
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      Pour wine into a clean jar and secure cheesecloth or a coffee filter over the top with a rubber band.

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      Let sit in a cool, dark place for 6 to 8 weeks, until it smells like vinegar. (Note: You can continue to add red wine to the original batch for a never-ending supply. It takes only a few days for newly added wine to turn to vinegar.)

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