Your Weekend Menu: Cooking with Wine

Take your cooking to the next level by adding a glug (or two) of wine.

Popping open a bottle to enjoy while cooking is the best part of being in the kitchen. There’s only one way to make it better: Incorporating your favorite vino into the recipe. Besides being the best meal accompaniment, wine is also a delicious flavor enhancer, rounding out and balancing most dishes.

This weekend, bust out your favorite bottle to sip and stir. From making onion jam to a Madeira-soaked pork loin, we’ve gathered the best tips for making the most out of your bottles. And if there’s any leftover wine (as if, am I right?), we tell you how to best store your open bottles.

Master the Basics of Cooking with Wine
Pork Loin with Cider-Madeira Sauce
Steamed Mussels with Tomato and Smoked Haddock
Riesling-Spiked Charred Eggplant Bisque
Using Leftover Wine for New Recipes
5 Tips for Storing Leftover Wine

Published on April 10, 2015
Topics: Hosting Tips, Pairings, Wine Trends
About the Author
Joseph Hernandez

Hernandez is a Chicago-based writer and editor obsessed with wine, food and being an oft-misguided know-it-all. WSET certified, his work has appeared in various print and digital publications, including National Geographic's Intelligent Travel blog, Food RepublicModern Luxury's Men's Book and Chef Marcus Samuelsson's blog. When he's not drinking Champagne or funky Loire Valley reds, you can find Hernandez documenting his latest meal or day trip on Instagram.




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