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what can i do with a bottle of shiraz?

(16 Posts)
CarrieDababi Tue 08-Sep-09 18:06:35

don't really like drinking red.

onlt thing i can think of doing with it is, lamb shank and root veg

any other ideas?

EleanoraBuntingCupcake Tue 08-Sep-09 18:06:59

send it to me

mustrunmore Tue 08-Sep-09 18:07:48

Keep it till the school needs things for the bottle tombola smile

2greatboys Tue 08-Sep-09 18:10:13

Coq au vin (sp?)?

Crapweasel Tue 08-Sep-09 18:11:04

As Eleanora has beaten me to the "send it to me" gag...

...there is a Gordon Ramsey recipe for Bourguignon (sp) that takes nearly a whole bottle of red and is v. good. Can't link at the moment but you could google it.

MmeLindt Tue 08-Sep-09 18:11:56

boef bourgenon (can't spell that, sorry)

Chicken cacciatore (Jamie Oliver has a fab recipe for this)

Send it to me

EleanoraBuntingCupcake Tue 08-Sep-09 18:12:19

some folk freeze red wine as ice cubes to pop into casseroles etc

NoGoodNicknamesLeft Tue 08-Sep-09 18:14:15

apparently shiraz is a great one to use when making a sangria; if you like sangria

first google hit for sangria

EccentricaGallumbits Tue 08-Sep-09 18:19:47

Drink it.
Seriously. Your taste buds need educating. By the time you are 2 thirds down the bottle I can almost guarantee you'll be converted.

CarrieDababi Tue 08-Sep-09 18:43:48

oh thats a clever idea to freeze in ice cubes

might look up coq au vin
as i don;t fancy anything beefy

wouldn't be worth posting

StirlingIsFedUpOfTheRain Tue 08-Sep-09 18:47:03

I second hanging on to it until xmas and then give it to school for raffle/tombola prize. That is what I do with bottles I dont like.

CarrieDababi Tue 08-Sep-09 18:51:50

oh my dd isn't at school yet, shes 2.

oneopinionatedmother Tue 08-Sep-09 19:01:03

sangria..done...'send it to me'..done..'drink it'...done. give it to babysitter? neighbour? binmen (if you want to leave put too much rubbish?)

CarrieDababi Tue 08-Sep-09 19:05:15

don't haave a babysitter
could giev it to the binman i guess, don't want him to think i'm coming onto him though lol

JetLi Tue 08-Sep-09 19:06:55

On the v.rare occasion there is leftover wine in this house I freeze it for cooking. I find it stays slushy because of the alcohol so I do it in a freezer bag rather than ice cube tray.

Hulababy Tue 08-Sep-09 19:15:21

Add to tomato based sauces to make them a bit richers. Add to things like shepherd's/cottage pie, bolognaise, chilli...

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