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Grand Marnier® Tips, Hints, and Substitutions

Orange juice concentrate may be substituted for Grand Marnier®

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Cooking with Grand Marnier® Orange Liqueur

© 2008 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone

Cooking with Grand Marnier® Tips, Hints, and Substitutions

• Begin by reviewing Cooking with Alcohol Basics, which includes information on why alcohol is used in cooking, alcohol burn-off, tips, and alcohol substitutions.

• Most recipes will require only small amounts for flavoring. If you do not have the resources or need to purchase a full size bottle of Grand Marnier®, most liquor stores sell single serving bottles for a reasonable price.

• If you cannot find Grand Marnier, use Cointreau® or any other orange-flavored liqueur as an alcohol substitute.

• If you do not want to go to the expense of using the liqueur or just do not want to use an alcohol, orange juice concentrate can usually be successfully substituted in most recipes.

• Most recipes recommend soaking dried fruits in warm water to plump them before adding to recipes. To enhance the flavor of dried fruits, add a bit of Grand Marnier® to soaking raisins or other dried fruits before adding to your recipe.

• For an elegant bread spread, combine one stick of softened butter, finely grated zest of one orange, 2 Tablespoons of orange marmalade, and 1 Tablespoon of Grand Marnier®. This mixture also makes a wonderful glaze for poultry.

• Experiment by adding a bit of this liqueur to any citrus-flavored dish and create your own recipe.

More About Grand Marnier® and Grand Marnier® Recipes

Grand Marnier® Cooking Tips
What is Grand Marnier®? FAQ
What is the difference between liquor and liqueur? FAQ
Alcohol Substitution Chart
Alcohol Burn-Off Chart
Grand Marnier® Recipes
Cooking with Grand Marnier® Photo © 2008 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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