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Pam Feb 28, 2005 11:04 AM

If I can't find rice wine in my state store, what can I substitute in a spicy beef with peppers stir fry?

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    yimster RE: Pam Feb 28, 2005 11:10 AM

    You can use a dry sherry or cream sherry in place of rice wine is Chinese stir fry dishes. The taste will be very close and in some case even be better.

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      Carb Lover RE: yimster Feb 28, 2005 12:24 PM

      Yes, dry sherry would be my first choice. If I don't have that on hand, then I've used sake or dry white wine in the past.

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      Adrienne RE: Pam Feb 28, 2005 01:21 PM

      I don't think that a liquor store is the place to buy rice wine -- it's more like cooking wine. You would buy it at an Asian grocer.

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