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Alcohol in recipes

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Fifi2406 Mon 07-Jan-13 18:25:06

Would you do a dish like beef and guiness stew or something with red wine in and give it to a 1 year old? I'm not a very good cook don't know if this is okay or not?

BlingLoving Mon 07-Jan-13 18:30:15

I do. Long slow simmering burns off alcohol.

Gumby Mon 07-Jan-13 18:35:24

I've heard that's a myth
Can Xmas cake get you pickled? & sherry trifle?

SeeYouSoon Mon 07-Jan-13 18:38:41

In Christmas cake and trifle the alcohol isnt cooked though. In answer to the op, yes I would. You don't get drunk on coq au vin or beef and Guinness pie!!

Gumby Mon 07-Jan-13 18:40:31

Oh yes blush

SeeYouSoon Mon 07-Jan-13 18:44:33

grin I want Christmas cake now! I didn't have a single piece this Christmas.

Gumby Mon 07-Jan-13 18:55:25

Pm me your address & I'll send you some , we have way too much

fergoose Mon 07-Jan-13 18:55:40

cooking does not remove all alcohol, but it does remove most of it apparently

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