National Vinegar Month: Different Uses for Different Vinegars

As one of the most versatile pantry staples, vinegar comes in a variety of flavors. Additionally, each type of vinegar serves a different purpose. In honor of National Vinegar Month this May, the Vinegar Institute is highlighting the best ways to use different types of vinegar.

Keep reading to learn more about the versatility of vinegar.

Apple Cider Vinegar  

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is the latest health craze.  The benefits of this vinegar are endless, and it can be used in several diverse ways. Adding ACV to your diet can lower glucose levels and manage acid reflux. Additionally, if used topically, ACV can clear dirt and oils from hair and detox the skin. View our health tips for more tricks on using Apple Cider Vinegar. 

Wine Vinegars  

Wine Vinegars are best suited for sauces and marinades. Sourced from red or white wines, these vinegars add a mild and tangy punch to any salad or protein dish. This Chiffonade Salad Dressing is the perfect way to add flavor to a salad.

White Distilled Vinegar is the perfect household cleaning staple.

White Distilled Vinegar

A cleaning staple in all households, White Distilled Vinegar’s antimicrobial properties make it the perfect disinfectant. Clean your countertops, showers, toilets, floors, dishes, coffee maker and more with White Distilled Vinegar. Additionally, using White Distilled Vinegar in your garden can kill weeds and freshen up flowers. View the Vinegar Institute’s Vinegar Tip Card for the best cleaning hacks using White Distilled Vinegar. 

Balsamic Vinegar 

Balsamic Vinegar has become synonymous with salads because of its ability to add a rich and flavorful twist to the everyday salad. One of its other great purposes is marinading meat and fish. Try out this Roast Salmon with Balsamic Glaze recipe to test out this popular vinegar.

Add malt vinegar to a jar of cucumbers for flavorful, zesty pickles.

Malt Vinegar 

Pickling is one of the most popular ways to use vinegar, especially when it comes to pickling cucumbers. Malt Vinegar, which is commonly associated with fish and chips, is also a great option for pickling. Try this Malt Vinegar Pickle recipe to get a taste of this flavorful vinegar.