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Balsamic Is The Vinegar Your Recipes Have Been Missing

Give in to the glaze.
03/05/2013 09:24am ET | Updated June 16, 2014

Balsamic vinegar is not just for salad dressings. The sweet, sour, woody condiment that is so often served with oil onto a bed of leafy greens has a lot more potential. It goes nicely with a number of dishes, savory and sweet alike. And we think that when it comes to balsamic, you can never have enough reasons to use it.

There's a reason that balsamic is the king of vinegars, it's carefully processed and lovingly aged before it can bear the name of balsamic. (Though do be careful of cheap wine vinegars that are masquerading as this sweet, brown syrup.) Once you get your hands on the real thing, here are a number of recipes you can celebrate with.

1
Balsamic Cherry Pie With A Black Pepper Crust
Adventures in Cooking
Get the Balsamic Cherry Pie with a Black Pepper Crust recipe from Adventures in Cooking
2
Balsamic and Raisin Glazed Salmon
bell'alimeto
3
Whole Wheat Roasted Red Pepper + Fontina Pizza With Balsamic Glaze
How Sweet It Is
4
Balsamic Orange Glazed Chicken with Creamy Goat Cheese Polenta
Half Baked Harvest
5
Roasted Tomato Caprese Grilled Cheese With Balsamic Glaze
How Sweet It Is
6
Barbequed Maple Balsamic Burger
Adventures in Cooking
Get the Barbequed Maple Balsamic Burger recipe from Adventures in Cooking
7
Cherry, Pistachio and Balsamic Honey Yogurt
Cookie + Kate
8
Grilled Pork Loin Roast With Balsamic And Raspberry Chili Glaze
Foodie Crush
9
Balsamic Roasted Strawberry And Rhubarb Sorbet
Bell'alimento
10
Grilled Ribeye with Balsamic Butter Sauce
Bell'alimento
11
Raspberry Balsamic And Pecan Encrusted Rack Of Lamb
Adventures in Cooking
12
Butternut Squash Risotto with Pine Nuts, Balsamic Drizzle, and Fried Sage
love & olive oil
13
Pistachio-Crusted Halibut with Fennel Balsamic Gastrique
Tartine and Apron Strings
14
Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken
Foodie Crush
Get the Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken recipe from Foodie Crush
15
Ricotta Peach Galette With Balsamic Glaze
Faux Martha
16
Balsamic Tomato and Mozzarella
Beloved Green
Get the Balsamic Tomato and Mozzarella recipe from Beloved Green
17
Balsamic And Honey Chicken Skewers
Foodie Crush
18
Balsamic Roast Beef
Quick'n Easy Recipes
Get the Balsamic Roast Beef recipe from Quick'n Easy Recipes
19
Balsamic Roasted Root Vegetables
The Novice Chef
Get the Balsamic Roasted Root Vegetables recipe from The Novice Chef
20
Berry-Balsamic Cobbler
Tutti Dolci
Get the Berry-Balsamic Cobbler recipe from Tutti Dolci
21
Roasted Beet Balsamic Mustard
Adventures in Cooking
Get the Roasted Beet Balsamic Mustard recipe from Adventures in Cooking
22
Rosemary And Balsamic Marinated Steak
Eclectic Recipes
Get the Rosemary and Balsamic Marinated Steak recipe from Eclectic Recipes
23
Balsamic Strawberry & Goat Cheese Crostini
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