Caramel Vinegar Sauce

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By Paula Wolfert

Published 1987

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This piquant sauce is excellent on Broiled Duck Breasts.


  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • tablespoons sugar
  • cups


  1. In a heavy, nonreactive 2½-quart saucepan, combine the vinegar and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Continue to cook over moderate heat until the vinegar is reduced to a thick syrup.
  2. Swirl in the demi-glace and bring to a boil. Add the cream but do not stir; the cream will be “swallowed up” by the sauce. Boil vigorously for 5 minutes, or unt