Chive 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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  • Large fistful of chives
  • White wine vinegar or Oriental rice vinegar


  1. Rinse the chives, discard any yellowed spears, and pat the chives thoroughly dry in a towel. Cut them up coarsely into 1- or 2-inch lengths and fill a scalded, dry jar loosely.
  2. Scald enough white wine vinegar or Oriental rice vinegar to cover the chives well and pour it into the jar. Let the vinegar cool, then cover the jar and let it stand for about 2 weeks, s