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Holiday cocktails? Try white sangria

The first time I heard about white sangria, I thought of anemia. Sangria is derived from sangre, Spanish for blood, and sangria literally translates to bleeding. Anemia is ... (more)

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Chicken teriyaki

When you discover what's in a bottle of teriyaki sauce, you will wonder why you have been buying bottles and bottles of the stuff when it's so easy to prepare it at home. ... (more)

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Cooking with wine and liquor

In the corporate world and in law offices, bottles of wine and liquor are not unusual Christmas gifts. Sometimes, one gets very good (and very expensive) stuff; sometimes, ... (more)

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Beef bourguignon (beef Burgundy)

A peasant dish that has been elevated to fine dining stature, beef bourguignon, sometimes spelled bœuf bourguignon or bœuf à la bourguignonne, literally translates to beef ... (more)

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Beef and apricots stewed in red wine

If you can cook with fruit jam, you can cook with dried fruits. If you think that broth makes a good stew, wine can make a better stew. This beef stew was made with dried ... (more)