Making vinegar: Our first feeding

February 29, 2008 | By | Comments (0)

_18o5037_4Our homemade vinegar is brewing.
Soon after returning with our "mothers," we moved them to
bigger jars to start the feeding process.

We put each one in a mix of
water and wine, then topped the jars with cheesecloth secured with
rubber bands to keep out vinegar flies.

Note: If doing this at home, you might want to move the mother with a
ladle, or wear gloves.

I used my bare hands and—even after scouring
them with coffee, baking soda, and other supposed odor neutralizers—they smelled of vinegar for two days….

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