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Jan 1, 2010 02:00 PM

What to do with leftover champagne?

After the celebration, realized we have about a 1/2 bottle of champagne leftover. We are not champagne drinkers, but are very willing to use it in a recipe. Any suggestions?

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  1. Try substituting it for white wine in risotto. I have a recipe (somewhere!) for champagne-feta risotto... mmm...

    1. We had leftover champagne too- I ended up adding sugar and vanilla and reducing it down to a syrup I plan on pouring on pancakes or ice cream...

      1. my first inclinations are poached shellfish, a vinaigrette, or sabayon...and i like the risotto idea.

        in case none of those appeal to you, i did a quick search and discovered a Food Network link with 100 ideas:

        1. Thank you all for the great ideas! With over 100 recipes, I should be able to find something to do with it. Thanks, again!

          1. Leftover champagne? What's that? ;-)

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            1. re: EWSflash

              HA HA...I say the same thing....left over champagne? Anyway, you can make it into a sorbet or granita and put it with berries....yum.