Tarragon Vinegar

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Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

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Make this with your choice of vinegars—we like the imported Japanese rice vinegar, which is quite mild, as well as white wine vinegar, which is the classic choice.


  • White wine vinegar
  • Tarragon sprigs


  1. Select un wilted tarragon sprigs and remove any browned leaves. Wash the sprigs quickly and roll them in a terry towel to dry thoroughly, or whirl them in a salad dryer, then roll them loosely in a towel to rid them of all possible moisture.
  2. Scald jars or bottles that have good caps and let them dry thoroughly. Poke a small handful of tarragon sprigs into a pin