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tasteduds May 5, 2008 11:39 AM

I have some leftover Chardonnay that's been sitting in the fridge for more than two weeks. I've been meaning to throw it out but can I still use it for cooking? When is uncorked white wine too old for cooking?

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  1. Husky RE: tasteduds May 5, 2008 12:38 PM

    When it tastes bad...take a sip and if it tastes OK, go ahead and cook with it!

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      tasteduds RE: Husky May 6, 2008 10:14 AM

      Easy enough! Thanks Husky.

    2. Vinquire RE: tasteduds May 6, 2008 11:09 AM

      Great as the acid in a vinaigrette, also great to poach chicken with, use instead of water when making rice, etc. Adds some great flavor to sauces. Yum!

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        Hapa Dude RE: tasteduds May 9, 2008 12:49 PM

        You can also freeze it in an ice cube tray or shot glasses, so you have some wine to add to sauces and whatnot at a later time.

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          stellamystar RE: Hapa Dude May 9, 2008 12:51 PM

          Good idea freezing in the shot glasses -- rarely do I have enough of anything for a full tray.

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