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Old 07-10-2007, 10:38 PM   #1
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Need to fix my balsamic reduction

I bought some good balsamic vinegar yesterday, and reduced it today to keep in a squeeze bottle so I could have a quick sauce available for meats and fish. Unfortunately, I took the reduction a little further than I should have, and at room temp. it's slightly thicker than honey. It tastes phenomenal, but it's too thick to get out of the bottle. I've never tried to thin out a reduction sauce before, and I'm wondering, can I simply add water or some un-reduced balsamic vinegar, or will the liquid not be absorbed?

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Old 07-10-2007, 10:49 PM   #2
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When you reduced it, you boiled off excess water. Just add a little back in.
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Old 07-11-2007, 12:39 AM   #3
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When you reduced it, you boiled off excess water. Just add a little back in.
But remember that you need to heat it first.
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