Garlic-Chive Vinegar

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


10 to 12 cloves garlic
8 to 10 fresh chive leaves
1 quart white vinegar
Additional cloves garlic
Additional fresh chive leaves


Arrange 10 to 12 garlic cloves on 3 wooden skewers. Place skewers and chives in a wide mouthed jar. Pour vinegar over herbs. Cover with a metal lid, and screw band tight. Let stand at room temperature 2 weeks.

Strain vinegar through 4 layers of cheesecloth into a tall decorative bottle. Discard herb residue; add additional garlic and chives. Seal with a cork or other airtight lid.