How to deglaze with a variety of liquids such as water, wine or both Why deglaze a pan?. Deglazing makes use of the rich residue that forms as foods are sauteed in a pan. The liquid can be used to make a very simple and flavorful pan sauce. Which wines to use with what foods.
If you prefer not to use alcohol in a recipe then you can use this guide to find a suitable substitution. This page includes a compilation of ingredient substitutions for various wines, spirits and liqueurs.
Located in Central California, the Santa Cruz Mountains has become a popular wine making region in California. View the map of the wineries in the Santa Cruz Mountains region of California including a winery list with phone numbers and web site links.
Margaritas used to be a simple drink of tequila, lime, Triple Sec and salt but today the sky is the limit. Read about the history of the drink, proper serving glasses and even learn about the different types of tequila. Then try one of our unique recipes from blood orange to tamarind..
Food and Wine Pairing Guide. Learn what wine to serve with over 60 different foods and ingredients. A quick cheat sheet to help you select the best wine for a specific meal. Simple tips based on food characteristics.