Add fresh tarragon sprigs to basic white wine vinegar in a decorative jar, and you'll have a lovely, contemporary gift for any cook. Include salad dressing recipes or others that could use this flavorful vinegar. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + standing
- 1 cup tarragon sprigs
- 2 cups white wine vinegar
- Additional fresh tarragon sprig, optional
- Wash tarragon and pat dry. Place in a sterilized jar. Using a wooden spoon, gently bruise the tarragon. Add the vinegar. Cover and store in a cool dark place for 2-3 weeks to let flavors develop.
- Strain and discard tarragon. Pour into a sterilized decorative bottle. Add additional tarragon if desired. Store in a cool dark place for up to 6 months.
Nutrition Facts1 tablespoon: 5 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Free food.
Originally published as Tarragon Vinegar in Country Woman Christmas 2009