cooking with wine

Rule: Do not cook with cooking wine.

Below are recipes including wine. I have listed my recommendations next to each recipe.

button mushrooms in wine

Port or Sweet Marsala (in the wine aisle, medium price range is fine)

orzo with sunburst tomatoes and goat cheese

Pinot Grigio (Cavit is inexpensive, but good)

rotini and radiatori with marsala sauce

Marsala (sweet)

port wine chicken

Port (medium range price in wine aisle)

lemon risotto

Pinot Grigio

marinara sauce

Cabernet, Merlot or Pinot Noir. I have used Marsala before in a pinch.

chicken or turkey marsala

Marsala (sweet)

lemon chicken

Pinot Grigio or Sherry

scallops with lemon and brandy

Brandy (Christian Brothers will do)

crab and havarti risotto

Pinot Grigio

shrimp and crab au gratin

Pinot Grigio

sherried crab fondue in bread pot

Sherry (in wine aisle)

pork marsala

Marsala (sweet)

lemon pork

Pinot Grigio