RECIPE: Tipsy Chestnut Cake ~ A Chestnut Loaf Cake

This wintery cake combines chestnuts and red wine, and has no added fat. Contributing blogger and cookbook author Hannah Kaminsky, who developed the recipe, explains: “Infused with a generous pour of Cabernet from the start and doused with an additional slug of brown sugar-enriched wine syrup—soaking each nook and cranny with a strong dose of…
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TIP: Uses For Leftover Wine

What to do with the leftover wine? Photo courtesy FreeImages.co.uk.   Some people have no problem using leftover wine in the next day or so—typically by drinking it! But if you’re just a social drinker and not likely to drink the leftovers by yourself, here are some suggestions: 1. MAKE A SPRITZER. If there’s not…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use For Extra Wine

Make wine ice cubes. Photo courtesy iSi Orka. Don’t toss those few ounces of leftover wine: Pour extra wine into ice cube trays. Then, when a sauce calls for a few tablespoons or a quarter-cup of wine, just pop and drop one or two into the saucepan. This saves you from opening a bottle of…
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