"This is an excellent dipping sauce for wild game, steak, or London broil." — novarayen
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honey, or more to taste
butter, cut into small chunks
Fabulous. I made this exactly as written except that I added 8T butter (1 stick total) instead of 10T. The sauce thickens beautifully if you follow the directions. Excellent flavor. I used this with an appetizer of seared tenderloin and balsamic cipolline onions. It was so good I feel like cussing. Thanks for the recipe! :)
It wasn't for me, I did everything exactly, maybe I didn't boil long enough? It's my first time using the balsamic, maybe if I new what a dash of soy sauce was? Maybe someone has some pointers?
Used this as a fondue dipping sauce and it was excellent. Doesn't rewarm well though, needs to be made just prior to serving.
This is fabulous! I only ended up using about 4 T. Butter (yes, must be butter!) and it was great. Use really good wine and you will have a killer sauce. Fabulous.
We've made this three times in the past month. Absolutely delicious, and I wouldn't change a thing. We serve the sauce in little bowls for dipping.
This is very yummy--this coming from someone who not only loves balsamic vinegar but also sweet things. I do think that I would cut down on the honey--maybe in half--and a little of the butter. This would be good with pork or chicken, and I would especially love it with sticky rice (calrose). It is a sweet alternative to teriyaki sauce as far as dipping sauces go.
This is an excellent sauce, but I don't feel it needs all of that butter. I halve the butter and it is still very rich. The first time I made it, I used the full amount and it was just overkill. Too rich to actually enjoy. So, wonderful sauce, just go easy (well, easier) on the butter.
I didn't change a thing, but I did guess on measurements and quadrupled the recipe. The simmering is important, it gets better over time. Thanks so much!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Merlot Dipping Sauce
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 130
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