balsamic vinegar

noun

Definition of balsamic vinegar

: an aged Italian vinegar made from the must of white grapes

Examples of balsamic vinegar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The other oils are fantastic, too, and the balsamic vinegar is to die for. Marissa Miller, USA TODAY, "15 thoughtful gifts to send if you can't make it home for Thanksgiving," 18 Nov. 2020 Try them with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and a dusting of Parmesan cheese. Beth Dooley Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Pair roasted kohlrabi with beets for an earthy fall salad," 21 Oct. 2020 Aged balsamic vinegar is available at Whole Foods, specialty food stores and online. Beth Segal, cleveland, "Peerless (and fearless) wine pairings with vegetarian meals," 8 Oct. 2020 Here, the jelly is thinned with a little balsamic vinegar to create a zesty glaze for pork tenderloin. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Jalapeno jelly glaze adds sizzle to pork roast," 21 Oct. 2020 Turn this into an entree by topping with a couple of fried eggs or sautéed chicken or dust with Parmesan and drizzle with balsamic vinegar and serve over pasta or rice. Beth Dooley Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Pair roasted kohlrabi with beets for an earthy fall salad," 21 Oct. 2020 In large bowl, toss mushrooms with balsamic vinegar. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, "Mushroom and Brussels Sprouts Pizza," 15 Oct. 2020 Stir pepper jelly and balsamic vinegar together in a small saucepan and cook over low heat until jelly is completely melted, 1 to 2 minutes. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Jalapeno jelly glaze adds sizzle to pork roast," 21 Oct. 2020 The mushrooms and Brussels sprouts are tossed in balsamic vinegar before topping off this restaurant-worthy pie. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, "Mushroom and Brussels Sprouts Pizza," 15 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of balsamic vinegar

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for balsamic vinegar

translation of Italian aceto balsamico, literally, curative vinegar

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The first known use of balsamic vinegar was in 1862

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22 Nov 2020

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“Balsamic vinegar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balsamic%20vinegar. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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balsamic vinegar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of balsamic vinegar

: a type of Italian vinegar that has a dark color and a sweet taste

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