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Balsamic Marinade or Dressing
by Jes Mostek
serves: 8
  A robust and tangy sauce or salad dressing that is full on flavor.
Ingredients:
  5 T.   balsamic vinegar
  2 T.   corn syrup (or sugar)
  1 T.   lemon juice
  1/2 c   olive oil
  2 cloves   garlic, minced (or tsp. powder for each clove)
  1 tsp.   ground mustard
  1/2 tsp.   onion powder
    salt and pepper to taste
Directions:
  Juice and zest (grate the yellow part of the rind) the lemon. Whisk together the lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, and spices.

Use as a salad dressing. To marinate meat, pour over meat and add water to completely submerge meat. Marinate chicken or shrimp for 30 min. Marinate beef up to overnight. Discard used marinade.

Basic recipe yields 1 c., or 8- 2 T. servings