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Gourmet Oil and Vinegar

Gourmet Oil and Vinegar

Archive for the Category 'Glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet'

Glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet Sets

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet Sets

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.

Glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet

Monday, October 06th, 2008

Glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet

Glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet Grape

The glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet have been adapted for the 21st century. The U.S. has been behind the curve with olive oil and vinegar but is making huge strides to get in step with the international diet trend that is thousands of years old. Cooking with olive oil to produce healthy unsaturated fat dishes for the U.S. tables in restaurants and homes has taken the nation by storm. Cooking with olive oil in the Mediterranean has caused a global spread of the use of olive oil to nations that do not even grow olives. The heart healthy olive oil is recommended for salads, pasta, meat rubs and marinades in addition to replacing other vegetable or animal oils for cooking. The oil and vinegar vessels need to be functional, such as a glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet.

Balsamic vinegar is the natural companion to olive oil that compliments the cooked or uncooked dish. Balsamic vinegar is a “wine like” product, produced with grapes, aged in oak casks, with no alcohol, and valued by the oldest age. Balsamic vinegar becomes thicker as it gets older and takes less to flavor your dish. The quality balsamic vinegar starts in an oak barrel and is stored for a minimum of 4 years, and then is distributed in glass bottles. The balsamic vinegar vessel for dispensing should always be glass to prevent a taste robbing acidic reaction with a metal container. Balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressing for salads is the most popular use for this vinegar. Bread dipping with balsamic vinegar and olive oil is quickly over taking the popularity of dressing, but both uses are growing exponentially worldwide! Balsamic vinegar and olive oil for bread dipping are no longer “just Italian” cuisine. Fine restaurants and family tables serve this delicacy as an accoutrement to the main dish regardless of the dish’s national origin.

Vinaigrette has become very popular. The combining of oil and vinegar to make an emulsion for salads and desserts have recipe authors rushing to the printer to be published. The combining of oil and vinegar gives a different texture and taste than when used separately. Every imaginable type of oil and vinegar has been used to make vinaigrettes. The vinaigrette serving vessel or mixing bottle has perplexed servers for years; do you use two separate bottles for each function, a combo bottle or a bowl and a bottle?

Dipping dish vessels specifically for oil and vinegar are new to the U.S. But dipping dishes at the restaurant and home are becoming a must. Choosing a dipping dish that distributes both the oil and vinegar precisely as the consumer desires it can be a challenge. Some imported dipping dishes can only be used for decorative purposes due to lead paint. Bread dipping has become such a popular event at all tables that this appetizer crosses all national cuisines.

Glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet Set

There are very few dispensers for storing gourmet olive oil and vinegar that are functional, convenient and pleasing in the table presentation. Until recently, the same type of vessels that have been used for hundreds of years, held the oil and or vinegar at the stove or on the table. Incorporating eye appeal and functionality, cruets.com introduces the Glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet that has astounded restaurants and homes worldwide. It becomes increasingly more popular when it comes as a pair, a glass oil and vinegar cruet set.

A new oil and vinegar Grape Cruet combines both liquids in one vessel with European design and elegant see through glass. The Vinaigrette Dressing Bottle has been designed to mix the oil and vinegar emulsion and then serve the vinaigrette from the same bottle with a drizzle spout. Dipping dishes abound, some with lead paint from outside the U.S., some with quaint reservoirs and easily chipped. Cruets.com has a designed a revolutionary, restaurant grade bread Dipping Dish that has eye appeal as well as being highly functional. This dipping dish has the ability to keep oil separate or blend with the vinegar. The floral image produced while filling, gives the viewer a uniquely different design with each use. These are extremely unique one of a kind quality Glass Oil and Vinegar Cruet ideal for any gift occasion.

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