Often we are in a dilemma as to what to do with the leftover wine, after the party’s over. While you can save it, if properly stored, an open bottle of wine doesn’t taste as It’s as a freshly opened one and its a waste to throw all that wine down the drain. Don’t worry there is a solution for every problem, like wise for leftover wine too!
Wine In Food Makes It More Tasty
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There are many recipes which call for wine because of its flavours and the aroma enhances the cooking. The meats marinated in wine becomes softer and succulent and tastier.
Make Your Own Vinegar
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If you don’t mind waiting for a month or so, the leftover wine can be transformed into the best vinegar you’ve ever tasted. All you need is a wide-mouthed jar or jug, leftover wine poured into it until the container is about 2/3 or 3/4 full. Red wine will turn to vinegar after about three to four days, wine only keeps well for about that much time.It gives great satisfaction to brew your own vinegar.
Frozen Wine Cubes
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The leftover wine can be frozen to make ice cubes . Once frozen, they can be put in ziplock bags and later used for cooking etc. Perfect for recipes when you need a spoon or two of wine, it adds flavour to the stews , soups and various other dishes.
Sugary Wine Syrup
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With the leftover wine, mixed in sugar and cooked to make a syrup, you get a rich syrup which can be poured over pancakes ,ice cream or fruits and also used for salad dressings.
Heavenly Poached Pears
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Poaching the fruits in wine and some sugar is the most simple yet elegant dessert .It is healthy and low in fat . This dessert can be kept in the fridge for a couple of days .
Use Wine To Remove Wine Stain !!!
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Believe it or not, but the red wine stain can be removed with white wine ! The acidity and alcohol in white wine can remove even the tough stains from the kitchen counter tops
Heard Of Wine Disinfectant ?
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Did you know your leftover wine can be used to clean your fruits and vegetables ,the antimicrobial properties of wine, is like a disinfectant, so now no more worries of pesticides in your food.
Get some cleaning done , poach those peaches, cube them into ice cubes etc. No more pouring that precious wine down the sink!