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Cooking with wine

It all depends on what you are making and what you are drinking! Some people reach for the cheap bottle that's in the door of the fridge when making a braise, where the wine will cook for a long time. ...
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Cooking with wine

The more expensive bit is not true, but the type of wine does make a dramatic difference to the taste imparted to your food. As an extreme example compare cooking a steak with a light white wine ...
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Cooking with wine

Yes the alcohol cooks off but the flavor is not in the alcohol. If you would not drink it then don't cook with it. The flavor of the wine will come through. For me I do not cook with an expensive ...
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An alternative to sherry in trifle

Alchermes could be a good hint, in Italy is used as an ingredient in Zuppa inglese, a particular derivation of trifle ...as you are trying to do. Just a reminder, I don't think it is really good to ...
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Zabaione - with Marsala or Whiskey?

Great question for the dessert enhancement front. Zabaglione is generally thought as sweet, however it can also be made without sugar, using dry wine and egg yolks, thus becoming a fine sauce for ...
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Are there any good uses for beer that has sat in my growler for too long?

I've seen a lot of people commenting to cook with it , which is my advice , but I haven't seen someone speaking about crepes. I don't know if we only do this here (france) but I've always used beer to ...
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Are there any good uses for beer that has sat in my growler for too long?

Another option is to make your own malt vinegar. You can just put a piece of cheesecloth over the top (with the cap removed), or you could add a little vinegar mother, like from the bottom of a "...
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What fortified red wines combine best with black olives, pistachio nuts and this particular cheese?

Please allow me to recommend a nice red classic Italian wine called Chianti. From this Wine and Cheese Pairing Guide we can see that Chianti is paired well to the Pecorino Romano Cheese and nuts. I ...
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What fortified red wines combine best with black olives, pistachio nuts and this particular cheese?

The only answer would be an aged Madeira or Port. I think either would be an excellent accompaniment to the foods are your choosing. Make sure they are fairly old. 10+ years old at least. The older ...
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Cooking with wine

I used to have the opinion that it didn't really matter that much whether wine used in cooking was a great wine or not. I admit I was somewhat biased as I didn't want to waste good wine when I could ...
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