• 1 garlic clove, peeled, optional
• 300 – 320 grams fresh oregano, basil or tarragon sprigs
• 1-1/4 cups white vinegar or white wine vinegar


• If desired, cut garlic in half and skewer with a toothpick.
• Place in a glass jar or bottle.
• Add your herb of choice (oregano, basil or tarragon). Set aside.
• In a small saucepan, bring vinegar to a simmer (do not boil).
• Carefully pour into containers. Let cool to room temperature.
• Remove garlic after 24 hours. Cover and store in a cool, dry place for up to a year.

Source: Taste of Home

Herb vinaigrettes are mostly used as salad dressings, but can also be used to marinade meat.

If you use a beautiful and interesting glass bottle, it makes for a great gift.

I am sure other herbs can be used as well. Why don’t you experiment with different herbs and herb combinations? Please give us some feedback and remember to purchase your herbs from our online shop.