From the Back Cover
Vinegar is versatile!
And this book covers it all --
-- Directions for buying, making, and flavoring inexpensive, easy-to-make vinegars -- dozens of ideas for combination herb, spice, vegetable, and flower vinegars
-- Recipes for using flavored vinegars -- just a splash for exhilarating basic vinaigrettes, fruit and vegetable salsas, flavorful and tenderizing marinades, spicy dessert sauces, and many more.
-- Gift packaging ideas and customized labels
-- Step-by-step instructions for growing flavorful herbs indoors and out
-- Household uses and hints -- more than 100 home uses for vinegar, including polishing chrome, prolonging the life of cut flowers, and preparing natural beauty treatments
About the Author
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.