July 05, 2013

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Our customers ♥ our balsamic glaze and we ♥ our customers.

Bought a bottle from a local restaurant - best Balsamic we have found. T. Farney, CO
 

We love your Mandarano Balsamic Glaze so much, it is incredible. I could drink it. We have tried it on absolutely everything. My husband loves it too, but I am truly addicted. We are starting to take it out when we go out to eat. What can I say, it is the best!   Bev, RI 
 

I am so THRILLED with the glaze. It has become a staple in the pantry. I expect a long and tasty relationship with you.  W. Brody, Art of Food TV, CA
 

Loving the Balsamic Glaze and have shared it at dinner gatherings with lots of lip-smacking smiles of gastronomic appreciation!  K. Cronin, PA
 

So simple, but such a powerful flavor.  J. Kovaks, NY
 

Your glaze is far superior than any other we have tried.  K Cubalchini, IL
 

Frankly, I don't have time to cook elaborate meals but I like to eat flavorful dishes. This sauce just did it!!! Thanks for your creation!! It makes some of us happy to cook again.  M. LaValvo, CA
 

This is such a wonderful product! Our family and guests just love it. This is my second case! Thank you!  D. Kroska, MN
 

Just wanted to tell you how awesome that balsamic is; just received it the other day and last night used it on our salmon and oven baked sweet potato fries - incredible - could have just sat there and dipped into the entire bottle.  B. Fell, DE
 

My brother in-law hates brussel sprouts. He tried one with your glaze to appease me. His comment, "it even makes brussel sprouts taste good." We also no longer use any steak sauce at our house, best on flank steak.  M. Walsh, MN
 

I've started using it in everything I cook - chicken, tofu, baked potatoes, steak, etc. The sauce is absolutely delicious.... everyone who tries it goes away happy. The flavor of the balsamic with everything else you combined into it makes it very special. S Murray, TN
 

As my daughter puts it, "This stuff is banging on fresh veggies and wild duck!"Edd, CT
 

Your glaze is superb! We have had it on salmon, grilled chicken, and I put it on my strawberries with a touch of really good cream – absolute heaven.  B. Thelander, WA
 

Janet, we love the Balsamic Sauce. It is really great. In fact we would like to give some to friends and to the Chef here at Toscana Country Club. Send us another box of 12, please …  R. Tonkin, OR
 

I really like your Glaze. I’m not a great cook and the glaze makes it easy to “dress-up” my entrées. Makes it look like I really know what I’m doing.  Marcia, IL 
 

We just received our order of your sauce and WOW!!!!...THAT is the same sauce I had on a steak in Modena.  Joe/ Florida
 

Mary and I just used up the last of the balsamic glaze! My gosh that stuff ROCKS!!! I want to buy a case of 12 from you.  M. Wilson, WA 
 

My task now is to spread the word and the glaze!  I. Thompson, CA
 

I'll confirm that Mandarano Balsamic Glaze is great. We use it as a light coating glaze on Calamari. J. Dunlop, FL
 

My Mom got this Friday! I couldn't believe she got this so quick. She loves it and it raving about it to everyone! Thanks for you wonder product and service!  E. Brown
 

 

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Tomato, Cucumber & Onion Salad with Mandarano Balsamic

***The following recipe is from Becky of The Two Bite Club. She runs a fantastic food blog that we highly recommend you follow!***

When you grow tomatoes and cucumbers and are looking for ways to use up your garden bounty, it's a no-brainer to pair them up in a salad.  They're amazing added to a fresh garden salad, but why not let them be the star of the show?!  This salad is like a celebration of summer with the fresh veggies taking the spotlight.

I was recently contacted by the folks that make Mandarano Balsamic Glaze & Sauce and asked if I'd like to try a bottle.  Of course I say yes!  I knew right away that I'd be using it on the salad.  The sweet yet sour, thick, and rich sauce is is a high quality Balsamic Vinegar reduction made from a centuries-old family recipe and, get this, produced and bottled entirely in Modena, Italy using only authentic regional grapes.  Sounds amazing right? 

The Mandarano's Balsamic Glaze & Sauce was the perfect way to accent my Tomato, Cucumber and Onion Salad.  The drizzled sauce was perfectly complimentary to the crisp veggies and creamy feta.

I'm going to use this stuff on everything.  The Mandarano's suggest using it on meats and fish, roasted vegetables, eggs, ripe fruit (like strawberries, pears and apples), and even desserts (like chocolate, peanut butter and even ice cream!).  YUM!

Ingredients

  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, quartered and sliced
  • ½ red onion, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (I like a lot of feta, but you can use less depending on how much you like)
  • olive oil
  • Mandarano Balsamic Glaze & Sauce
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the tomatoes, cucumbers and onions into a large bowl.  
  2. Top with the crumbled feta and drizzle with olive oil and balsamic sauce.  (I like to use at least a couple tablespoons of both.)  
  3. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.  You can use a spoon to toss all of the ingredients together, but I prefer a layered salad.

Notes

  • I made this again (pictured below) and used sweet onion instead of red onion and added a little fresh basil.  It was delish! 
  • Kids will like this salad, too.  The Balsamic Sauce is rich and aromatic, but not overwhelming.  My 4 year old gobbled it right up! 


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