Technique Tuesday: DIY Balsamic Glaze

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If you can't find bottled balsamic glaze at the supermarket, it's easy to make at home. Just simmer 2 cups balsamic vinegar over medium-low heat until it's thick and reduced by half, about 25 minutes. Cooking the vinegar tames its tartness, creating a sweet and tangy syrup. Drizzle over meat, fish, or roasted veggies, or go in a dessert direction: Spoon a little over berries, ice cream or pound cake.

Try making your own balsamic glaze in these recipes!


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Balsamic Pork with Fennel, Arugula and Parsnips

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