Making vinegar: Our first feeding
Our homemade vinegar is brewing. Soon after returning with our "mothers," we moved them to bigger jars to start the feeding proce...
Our homemade vinegar is brewing.Soon after returning with our “mothers,” we moved them tobigger jars to start the feeding process.
We put each one in a mix ofwater and wine, then topped the jars with cheesecloth secured withrubber bands to keep out vinegar flies.
Note: If doing this at home, you might want to move the mother with aladle, or wear gloves.
I used my bare hands and—even after scouringthem with coffee, baking soda, and other supposed odor neutralizers—they smelled of vinegar for two days….