Alcohol Burn-off Chart
This chart data comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture giving information on how much alcohol remains in your food with specific cooking methods. Keep in mind that this is the percentage of alcohol remaining of the original addition.
Need to know what to substitute for wine, liquor or liqueurs in your recipes? Although substitutions will change the end result, this helpful chart gives suggestions for alcohol substitions for cooking purposes.
Although importation of amaretto liqueur to the United States did not occur until the 1960's, by the 1980's, it was second in sales only to Kahlúa. Find out how to use almond-flavored amaretto liqueur in your recipes.
Cooking with Alcohol Basics
Why use alcohol in foods? Aside from flavor alone, there are a number of reasons, including some scientific ones. Find out why, how to reduce the alcohol content, and how to substitute for alcoholic ingredients.
Eat Your Beer! Cooking With Beer
With new studies showing beer is actually healthy, why not eat your beer? Learn about cooking with beer, and try some of the many different recipes.
Many folks labor under the misconception that buttermilk is a high-fat milk full of butter. This couldn't be farther from the truth. Learn how to make more than biscuits and fried chicken with buttermilk, plus some low-fat tips.
Whether you imbibe or not, you can still enjoy the rich flavor of bourbon in a variety of different dishes without getting tipsy. I've gathered a nice collection of recipes using bourbon to give a touch of grandeur to your table.
Whip up a special celebration of recipes made with Champagne, from salad to dessert and learn about the history of Champagne.
Delve into the history of coffee and perk up some recipes.
Do you end up tossing out half cans or bottles of flat cola? Save it to cook with. Believe it or not, flat cola has many applications in the kitchen. Use it in recipes for savory roasts to decadent desserts without imparting any cola flavor.
Evaporated and Condensed Milk
Chances are your grandmother or great-grandmother made at least one heirloom comfort food using one of these shelf-stable milk products. They can actually be preferable to fresh milk for many applications. Find out why and try some recipes.
Find out the difference between a liqueur and a liquor. Add a touch of citrus elegance to your recipes using this orange-flavored liqueur.
No doubt you are familiar with exotic cocktails made with rum. Rum is not only a potent libation, it also lends incredible flavor to many recipes from main dishes to desserts.
Mexico's most famous liquor goes as well with recipes as it does with citrus. Find out how to give a special Mexican kick to your recipes.
Whiskey drinkers can be particular, but when it comes to cooking, Scotch, Irish, or American whiskey will do to impart distinctive flavor in both savory and dessert recipes.