Cider-Sorghum Vinaigrette

This tangy cider-sorghum vinaigrette recipe will transform a regular salad into a flavorful delight.

1 cup apple cider
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup sorghum syrup
1 shallot, minced
2 tablespoons bourbon
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup olive oil

1. Cook first 2 ingredients in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until cider is reduced to 1/4 cup. Remove from heat, and cool completely (about 20 minutes).
2. Transfer cider mixture to a bowl, discarding cinnamon stick. Whisk in vinegar and next 6 ingredients. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth.