"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Beverages and Wine > Alcoholic Drinks
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-18-2014, 10:44 AM   #61
Executive Chef
Roll_Bones's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Southeast US
Posts: 2,772
Originally Posted by GB View Post
Actually, most is not cooked off or evaporated. Do a Google search on "alcohol cookoff chart" to see. You will be very surprised.
When I deglaze with any alcohol, stock and or water, I always reduce the liquid.
So it does evaporate. I did not mean i was removing any alcohol. ( I did assume I was, but that was not the reason for deglazing) I meant I was reducing or evaporating most of the liquid in the pan.

In fact if alcohol does remain and I assume your link will prove that, that makes me even happier to be deglazing these dishes! I'm after flavor and could care less if alcohol remains or not.

Roll_Bones is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2014, 11:48 AM   #62
Executive Chef
CraigC's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 4,698
Our daughter got tipsy on some onion soup while on a high school trip to France. Our penne alla vodka has a nice kick to it. Of course using vodka as a condiment is probably why.

Emeralds are real Gems! C. caninus & C. Batesii.
CraigC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2014, 01:29 PM   #63
Chef Extraordinaire
GotGarlic's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Southeastern Virginia
Posts: 16,432
My former boss's grandmother made a friendship cake whenever it was someone's birthday or another celebration. She soaked it with either hazelnut liqueur or Bailey's Irish cream before baking. She thought the baking cooked off the alcohol, but no, we could feel it. One new staff member who was a recovering alcoholic actually called her sponsor after the first time she had it.

The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again. ~ George Miller
GotGarlic is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:53 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.