We tried substituting regular balsamic vinegar for aged balsamic vinegar but found the taste too sharp and pungent.

Lillian Julow, Gainesville, Florida
Recipe by Southern Living November 2008

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
7 mins
total:
17 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 cup
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring first 5 ingredients to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium, and simmer 6 to 7 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half. Remove from heat; stir in cognac, if desired. Serve warm.

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  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Alessi 20-Year Balsamic Vinegar aged in wood.