Explore the many flavorful possibilities of vinegar. With dozens of recipes for infusing vinegar with herbs, spices, vegetables, and flowers, Maggie Oster fills this delightful book with mouthwatering mixtures that go far beyond salad dressing. Use your homemade vinegars to add some zing to everything from Green Chile and Cilantro Sambal to the white cream sauce enriching your pork chops. Oster also includes tips on making cleaning products from vinegar, so you can keep your kitchen naturally spotless when you’re done cooking.
Author Maggie Oster has been cooking since she was five years old. A trained horticulturist, freelance writer and photographer, Maggie has also written other Storey book titles including Herbal Vinegar and Herb Mixtures & Spicy Blends. In addition, she has written the books The Potato Garden, Flowering Herbs, Gifts and Crafts from the Garden and Recipes from an American Herb Garden. She attended graduate school at Cornell University, and was former editor of an indoor and container-gardening magazine based in Seattle, Washington. Maggie has also contributed to Rodale’s Basic Natural Foods Cookbook, has written monthly columns for The Weekend Gardener Journal and Louisville Today magazines, and won an award for an article and photographs on cooking with edible flowers in The Newark Star-Ledger. She lives in Kentucky.