What to Do with Leftover Alcohol

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Don't pour that leftover wine down the drain. Reuse it in your cooking! Photo: Shutterstock.

Don’t pour that leftover wine down the drain. Reuse it in your cooking! Photo: Shutterstock

For some, “leftover alcohol” is an oxymoron. But others may actually find half-empty wine glasses and beer bottles lying around the day after the big New Year’s Eve party. If you’re in the second camp, your first thought may be to pour the alcohol down the drain. But why be wasteful when you could save it to use for cooking?

Yahoo! Lifestyle UK & Ireland put together several great recipes for leftover wine, beer and spirits. For example, beer can be a great addition to stew or baked into cakes and bread for added flavor. Several wines can be added to sauces, and spirits can be blended into many dessert recipes.

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