Because of the acidity and corrosive nature of vinegar, wanting to find the ideal vinegar cruet sets should be given due consideration. Vinegar should be stored in containers made out of glass, ceramic or stainless steel. A cork or stopper made from a non-corrosive material that won’t break down will also need to be an addition. You do not have to worry about the corrosive nature of olive oil as it is a non-acidic food.
It makes sense that cruet sets made from copper, aluminum or chrome finishers should not be used. They may look good but the inside finish will be dissolved in the contents of the bottle due to the acidity of the vinegar. This can and in most cases does endanger the health of anyone using these containers. Inexpensive stoppers or spouts that have come from China should not be used. The quality is not there and when preparing an ideal dinner party, the last thing you want to be concerned about is anything purchased with a “Made in China” label.
A hand blown glass cruet set that is similar to Pyrex and is very strong and long lasting. Any product made from glass is non-corrosive and the glass spouts and containers are easily cleaned with soap and hot water. A glass cruet set is a two piece cruet. Each cruet has a flared receptacle which integrates a glass spout that will catch any olive oil or vinegar drip after using it. The flared neck also serves as a funnel for filling the cruet. Six fluid ounces is contained in the drizzle cruet and this drizzle method is ideal for using extra virgin olive oil or balsamic vinegar needed for cooking.
If you are in need of a unique gift, then consider oil and vinegar cruet sets for cooking and serving. You know you need to adopt a healthier eating habit and also wish that for your guests. The Mediterranean diet includes the use of extra virgin olive oil to add to the tossed salads, the entrees or to the main meals. By providing a drizzle of oil and vinegar, you can provide a delightful addition to your meals. If you consider yourself a gourmet chef, by measuring out the right quantity of olive oil and vinegar, your entrée and main meal will no doubt create pleasant social memories.
When you purchase a matching set of drizzler cruets, you can display these elegant containers that will grace any table or kitchen. No drip will be noted, thereby no oily containers on the outside and no slippery fingers. These oil and vinegar drizzlers are made of two piece glass composition which will not corrode, especially with the use of vinegar.
When using glass oil and vinegar cruet sets, they can remain on the table for any meal. Not only can you use extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, but you can use flavored syrups in these glass cruet sets. These gift ideas are unique and any host or hostess will enjoy a successful social gathering at any meal time that will provide long lasting memories.