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Jun 8, 2005 10:15 PM

Is it safe to refrigerate balsamic vinegar?

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I have a bottle of balsamic vinegar that I don't know what to do with. It's an expensive bottle, and I don't think I want to leave it corked and in the cupboard while I'm away for two weeks on vacation, do I?? I have a feeling it may beccome too hot inside my house for the vinegar, I don't know if heat is worse than cold.


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    1. t
      Teen Generate

      Suck down that bottle like you're 12 yrs old and you got your first bottle of Boones farm....Only kidding....Don't refridgerate...Nothing will grow....

      1. it'll be fine - i'd suggest a cabinet away from heat sources (stove, refrigerator, etc).

        1. I keep mine in the cabinet. I have 2 different bottles - one I got this past christmas, one the christmas before that, they are both fine

          1. j
            JK Grence (the Cosmic Jester)

            I don't think it's possible for vinegar to go bad over a couple of weeks- it's already been aging for quite some time, and unless you live in Phoenix, your house isn't going to get incredibly hot without you there. You could put it in the fridge if you really, really want to, but it will be just fine in the cupboard, away from direct heat sources and light.