Date: Tue, 17 Aug 93 10:19:01 EDT
From the August issue of Gourmet magazine.
Once steeped, this vinegar is supposed to "keep for several months.
(Garnishes and other solids left in the jar, however, may discolor or
20 2-inch-long dried chilies
2 cups white-wine vinegar
In a very clean 1-qt glass jar combine the chilies and the
vinegar and let the mixture steep, covered with the lid, in a
cool dark place for at lease 2 days and up to 2 weeks, depending
on the strength desired. Strain the vinegar through a fine sieve
into a glass pitcher, reserving 2 chilies for garnish and
discarding the rest, and pour it into 2 very clean 1/2 pint glass
jars. Ad the reserved chilies and seal the jars with the lids.