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An alternative to sherry in trifle

I want to make a proper sherry trifle, but do not want to use sherry! Is there an alternative liqueur that wont change the whole ethos of the trifle. Here is a link to how to make a sherry trifle. ...
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Zabaione - with Marsala or Whiskey?

At times it can be difficult to procure what I always considered the correct ingredient for Zabaione - Marsala. However, I have discovered that I can use other fortified wines or spirits. Wikipedia ...
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What fortified red wines combine best with black olives, pistachio nuts and this particular cheese?

Recently I've been making a spaghetti dish where wine is the protagonist. The cooking of the spaghetti is finished in a sauce (whose cooking already started, too) made with red wine, oil, garlic and ...
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Cooking with wine

I was always told that if I was going to cook with wine just buy a cheap bottle as it makes no difference once you cook away the alcohol. Is this true or would a more expensive bottle give me more ...
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Other stouts to use in a 'Guinness cake'

I've previously had success making a guinness cake (http://www.nigella.com/recipes/view/chocolate-guinness-cake-3086), and, whilst it was tasty, I figure there has to be a better stout to flavour it ...
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Cooking with beer for a vegetarian

I know, that there are many threads on what you can cook with beer as an ingredient. But: I recognized that all of them include some sort of meat or fish and I eat neither. So what am I asking you: ...
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Should a meal with beer as an ingredient be paired with that same beer?

I was wondering if it's generally a good idea to pair beer-based recipes with the same beer that you use to cook them. For instance, should you drink a Guinness with Beef and Guinness Stew? Should ...
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What kind of beer should I use when making beer & brats?

Making beer & brats involves boiling bratwurst & sliced onions in beer and finishing the brats on the grill. What's a good beer to use to cook with and then drink with the brats once they're ...
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Are there any good uses for beer that has sat in my growler for too long?

I usually try to drink all of the beer in my growler over the course of two nights. While the second serving is usually a good bit less stellar than the first it's usually still quite drinkable. ...
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What type of beer should be used in making Beer Soup (Polewka Piwna)

I've seen quite a few recipes for this old Polish soup based on beer, egg, cheese and some other ingredients but all of them call for "beer" or at best "light beer". I don't doubt most make a rather ...