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Does anyone have a definitive answer on cooking with wine and alcohol content?

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tinierclanger Tue 06-Oct-09 10:32:30

T'internet is proving to give me different answers.

I want to make this and give a bit to 15m DS. Will there be any alcohol left in it?

If alcohol boils at 78 degrees and I bring it to the boil and then simmer, does that actually get rid of all the alcohol, some or none?

ProfessorLaytonIsMyLoveSlave Tue 06-Oct-09 10:36:29

All, if you're simmering for any length of time (the link is proving slow to load for me, but I can see it's a chicken pie so I'm assuming you are).

ProfessorLaytonIsMyLoveSlave Tue 06-Oct-09 10:37:00

Ah, 25 minutes. Yes, it'll all be gone.

Bucharest Tue 06-Oct-09 10:37:53

The alcohol evaporates. (says dp, a chef)

tinierclanger Tue 06-Oct-09 10:41:56

Thanks all. I thought it did and then I foolishly 'researched' and lost my conviction.

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