Balsamic Strawberry Shortcakes

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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

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The idea of combining strawberries with balsamic vine gar may sound unusual to you (it did to me when I first heard of it!), but the Italians have been doing it for centuries, taking advantage of how vinegar’s sweet-tart acidity beautifully complements the natural sugars in strawberries. You don’t need super-expensive balsamic vinegar, but a cheap one will likely be too harsh. Look for a good-quality aged vinegar let the strawberries macerate in it, and you’ll see what I mean. These light,