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Old 10-11-2004, 02:37 PM   #11
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This is my method of cooking with wine. Open a bottle of Porto....pour in glass.......start cooking....drink porto...cook .....continue to fill glass with Porto....continue cooking....fill glass again......continue to drink Porto....turn stove off......take nap.

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Old 10-11-2004, 02:57 PM   #12
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Go look at your bottle of pure vanilla extract and see if the alcohol content isn't 35% or greater.

Vanilla has both hot/fat and cold/alcohol soluable components.

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Old 10-11-2004, 03:55 PM   #13
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Rightio, Mike. 35% but it's sugar free
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Old 10-11-2004, 05:31 PM   #14
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Wines sold at TJ's 2 buck chuck sells as 3 dollar charlie in Oregon and it is a good wine. I also like the Chili and Argentinean ones he sells. I served them when a cousin visited from Norway and he thought they were really good, and he is an expert.
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Old 10-11-2004, 05:57 PM   #15
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I keep boxed wine in an open cupboard right beside my stove. All I have to do is reach up and get some. VERY convenient. One box has Chardonnay, one Burgundy, and/or Cabernet (right now I have both for some reason). When a dish calls for wine I have it right there and I feel the fact that it keeps for 6-9 months on my shelf is good enough for me to justify using it. I just used the last of my Chardonnay this evening (a friend borrowed for a fish stew) and I decided to taste it - tasted just fine.

No air gets in the bag therefore the taste does not change. I wish they had more of a variety - I'd be inclinded to keep a Sauvignon Blanc on hand also - I think it would pair nicely with the mussels.

We keep some nice bottles of wine around the house and there's no way I'm going to pour 1 1/2 cups of a $50.00 bottle of wine into what I'm cooking

BUT, back to the original question - I think I would use a slightly higher priced Souvignon Blanc - advertise that the mussels are made with such and such of wine - and charge a slightly higher price for the mussels

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Old 10-12-2004, 12:32 AM   #16
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Wow.....thanks everyone! I knew I could come to you all and you would come through.

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