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Spices & Seasonings/correcting for too much vinegar


Mushfiq Hasan wrote at 2007-07-02 00:57:14
I've found the best way to mitigate too much vinegar is adding salt and/or sugar.  Depending on how much vinegar, usually 1 TBSP of sugar will do the trick.  Be careful with adding too much salt, or for that matter too much sugar.

BriteGray wrote at 2013-01-18 01:09:11
Adding a bit of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) can help by removing some of the acid.  Use a little at a time (you can always add more).

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