My balsamic vinegar has grown a mother. Is there any way I can use it to make vinegar from wine? I know that balsamic is traditionally made from un-fermented pressed grapes carefully aged in barrels. That sounds too complicated to do at home, but I'd love to find some use for this mother.
Sent by Liz
Editor: Liz, it's certainly worth a try! Take a look at this How To post on making vinegar:
Has anyone made vinegar using a mother from balsamic vinegar?
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