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Feb 5, 2008 11:17 AM

Half bottle cabernet sauvignon?

I have a half bottle of cabernet sauvignon left and I'd like a recipe to use it, no meat but fish is OK. I know of many recipes for white wine but all of the red wine ones seem to require meat.

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  1. The Two Fat Ladies had a recipe for poaching salmon in red wine, and I saw a lovely fish dish on Gordon Ramsey's "The f word" that had a red wine shallot sauce.

    You might have luck finding a recipe for the latter through this thread:

    1. The cookbookd How to Cook Everything has a receipe for salmon in red wine sauce that had onions in it. BUT it was the worst thing I've ever made. It made the wine seem rusty and the salmon super fishy. Just a warning... But if you do succeed, please post and tell me what to do next time!

      1. half a bottle of red wine? .........never heard of such a thing, hehe.

        once, in a restaurant, i shared an appetizer of sauteed mushrooms which had been cooked in red wine and other spices. These were VERY good.

        here is one seafood dish:

        another option is red wine risotto, like this:


        recipes i've seen for buerre rouge, also say you can serve it over rice or vegetables.

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        1. re: im_nomad

          Some of it could also be used in a mushroom risotto.

        2. Make a blackberry-red wine sorbet. IQF blackberries work just fine. I also like red wine cranberry sauce, though I like it with meat.

          1. ooh, did a quick search, and this also sounds good: