Cathy Isom gives us some tasty facts about a National day to honor one of the finest common household products that you can eat and also clean with. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.
It’s hard to say how many years Vinegar has been used in this land of ours, so it just might be the world’s oldest ingredient. And every November 1st it’s celebrated with it’s very own National Vinegar Day.
Some common uses of vinegar include:
- pickling processes, vinaigrette and other salad dressings
- An important ingredient in mustard, ketchup, barbecue sauce and mayonnaise
- A condiment for fish and chips
- flavoring for potato chips
- a dip for crab meat
- A substitute for fresh lemon juice
- Used in sushi rice
- Commonly put into mint sauce
- Used in making some beverages
- Used for medical remedies and treatments
- Used for cleaning
- Used in gardening and pest control
To learn more about vinegar, see: http://www.versatilevinegar.org/vinegarlore.html