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Old 11-04-2009, 10:37 AM   #1
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I added too much vinegar

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I made a pasta salad and added too much balsamic. Anyone know what I can add to fix this?

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Old 11-04-2009, 10:41 AM   #2
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If you want to maintain the integrity of the salad...Make another 1/2 or whole batch, sans the balsamic, and combine.......

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Old 11-04-2009, 11:58 AM   #3
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depending on the salad, you could maybe drain some off in a colander

or i just had a wacky idea - maybe a ride through a salad spinner? be gentle though

other than that, adding more ingredients (ala bob's idea) is prob the best way to go
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Old 11-04-2009, 12:44 PM   #4
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Salad spinner will do it! (TheNoodleIncident - you beat me by 20 seconds!!! LOL!!)
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Old 11-04-2009, 01:26 PM   #5
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If you want to maintain the integrity of the salad...Make another 1/2 or whole batch, sans the balsamic, and combine.......
That's the best thing I can think of...let us know what you did and how it came out!
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Old 11-04-2009, 02:34 PM   #6
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Two things occur to me tha might or might not work??

I would be interesterd to hear what the expert cooks say about either possibility.

Add a little sugar to cover up the acid taste or add a little baking soda to neutralize some of the vinegar??
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Old 01-27-2010, 11:37 AM   #7
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Yes sugar and salt fights acidity....but, balsamic is not a true vinager, one of the reason of its success is that there is already sugat inside. So you can't add sugar nor salt.
There is a tendency to use too much balsamic when it should be drops only.
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