Wine is exceptionally versatile. Chefs around the world know that wine enhances flavor as well as adding a touch of sophistication to practically any dish. Since wine is so adaptable, it can be used to marinate, baste, or saute meats and vegetables. Sauces, gravies and delectable desserts often contain wine as well. Furthermore, did you know that you can substitute wine for water in most recipes?
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While you can cook with all types of wine, regardless of the price or brand, using a variety that you typically like to drink makes sense.
If you do a little homework, you’ll soon discover that splashing wine into your food during the last few minutes of cooking may cause it to taste harsh and distasteful. Rather, wine should simmer with sauce or food. While it cooks, the alcohol evaporates and the wine reduces. As a result, this intensifies the flavor. Consequently, be careful not to overpower your dish by using too much.
Now let’s look at 9 Delicious Recipes Using Wine.
Finally, please note that it’s worth investing in a nice bottle of wine rather than cheap cooking wine which contains salt and other additives.
Do a little experimenting this weekend and try creating all 9 Delicious Recipes Using Wine.
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