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What kind of vinegar should I use for pickling?


White distilled and cider vinegars of 5 percent acidity (50 grain) are recommended. Vinegar of unknown acidity should not be used. Homemade vinegar falls into this category. If a light colored product is preferred, use white vinegar.
 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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