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Old 12-30-2014, 04:45 PM
 
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Is there much difference if I use red or white cooking wine? I saw red cooking wine (Burgundy), white cooking wine, Marsalas, Sherry. What's good for what?
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Old 12-30-2014, 04:48 PM
 
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Neither. Use wine that you would drink. Any white or red that's not expensive will do in a recipe. I have never used cooking wine because it has salt in it.Differences Between Cooking Wine & Wine | eHow
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Old 12-30-2014, 10:16 PM
 
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Thanks. So I promptly bought a bottle of French wine...
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Old 12-31-2014, 09:13 AM
 
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I grew up in wine country. What is good for the cook is good for the pot. Buy a reasonably priced wine you or your guests will also enjoy as drink.
Color and taste are the difference. You should not use a red with white meat (unless the recipe specifies it) or white with a red meat/dark veggie dish.
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Old 04-30-2018, 06:57 AM
 
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use a bottle of real wine that tastes at least good enough to drink. Don't waste money by cooking with expensive ones, drink those.
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