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9 Ways To Cook With Wine That No True Wino Can Resist

The saying “You can’t have your cake and eat it, too” is applied to way too many aspects of daily life. We know for a fact there is one area where it just simply isn’t true, and that’s cooking with wine. You see, there are several recipes we have discovered that will allow you to literally drink your glass of wine, and eat good food at the same time. Because you really do deserve it all, here are nine ways to cook with wine no true wino will be able to resist.

Red Wine Brownies

While these may not get you drunk since most of the alcohol will be cooked out by the time they’re done, they’ll still be the richest brownies you may have ever had in your life. Baking is extremely precise so you need to be careful, but it’s pretty safe to say all you need to do to make these beauties is just use red wine instead of water or milk. Since we can be kind of lazy when it comes to baking, feel free to grab your favorite boxed brownie mix from the store and go to town. If you are looking for a little buzz, these would obviously serve as a great accompaniment to actual red wine.

Beef Bourguignon

The French pretty much run the game when it comes to cooking with wine. There are numerous traditional dishes that involve your favorite booze, and beef bourguignon is just one of them. While this dish is a labor of love, it’s so comforting you won’t mind that it’ll take you over an hour to make. To start, heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven (or other pan that is oven-safe) on the stove. Salt and pepper 2 ½ pounds of chuck roast, cut into cubes, add to the pan, and cook until browned. Once this has been accomplished, remove the chunks of beef to a separate plate. Then, add some diced carrots and onions to the pan, sautee until cooked, and then throw in ½ cup of cognac and light it on fire! This is the fun part. Once the cognac has been cooked off, add the cooked beef chunks, 1 bottle of wine, and enough chicken or beef broth to cover all ingredients. Place in the oven for about an hour and fifteen minutes, or until the beef chunks are so tender they fall apart with the slightest touch of a fork. If you want, add some flour to thicken the mixture, and voila! you have dinner.

Red Wine Pasta

Making red wine pasta is so simple, it’s no wonder people are obsessed with the stuff. All you need to do is go halfsies with water and wine in a large pot, and bring to a boil. Once the liquid is boiling, you add your pasta and cook to its desired consistency, just like any other time you’ve made the stuff. You’ll end up with perfect al dente pasta with a beautiful red hue, which we’re sure will impress your friends. If you’re feeling really ambitious, why not whip up a red wine cream sauce to go with it?

Chicken Piccata

Chicken piccata is a traditional Italian dish and one of the best ways to use up that white wine that’s been sitting in your fridge for God knows how long. To make this dish, first heat some olive oil or butter in a pan. Then, take a couple chicken breasts and pound it with a hammer or rolling pin until it is fairly flat. Coat the chicken breast in a bit of flour or cornstarch, so it will brown nicely. Once the oil or butter has been heated, add the chicken breasts, and sautee until browned on each side. When the breasts are cooked, remove them to a plate. Now it’s time to “deglaze” the pan by adding about ¼ cup of white wine to the mix. Cook the wine until the liquid in the pan is back to its original amount, which means the alcohol is cooked off. Then add butter, capers, and juice from half a lemon and stir until you’ve reached a sauce-like consistency. Place the chicken breasts back into the pan to soak up all that goodness, and then serve over pasta, quinoa, spaghetti squash, or literally any type of carby food you want.

Red Wine Poached Pears

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Serving poached pears for dessert is the perfect way to impress any house guest because they’re visually stunning, but pretty easy to make. To start, pour a bottle of red wine and an equal amount of water into a soup pot or large saucepan and bring to a light simmer. Peel however many pears you want to make, and then place them in the liquid along with 2 cups of sugar and whatever spices you’re feeling, like cinnamon or vanilla bean. Let the pears cook in the simmering liquid for about 20 minutes, then turn the heat off or place the entire pot in the fridge until both the liquid and the pears are fully cooled. By this point, you’re pretty much done, so serve those babies up with some homemade whipped cream or ice cream and you’ve got dessert.

Bacon & Sweet Potato Hash

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This bacon and sweet potato hash is a perfect way to consume wine with breakfast without it seeming sketchy. To make this easy breakfast dish, peel and dice a sweet potato. Dice a couple slices of bacon and heat in a frying pan. Once the bacon is nearly cooked and has rendered some nice fat, add the chunks of sweet potato and whatever other veggies you want like leeks or asparagus. Cook the mixture for a minute or two, or until the sweet potatoes brown a bit on the outside. Then, grab about ¼ cup of white wine from the fridge and pour into the frying pan. Cook until majority of the wine has evaporated, and serve!

Wine Popsicles

Wine popsicles are the perfect treat no matter the season or occasion. Making popsicles is always fun since they’re a blank canvas – you can put whatever you want in them, and chances are they’ll always be delicious. To make our go-to wine pops, you’ll need one cup of wine (red or white, whatever you want), 2 tablespoons of sugar, and whatever fruit you think will go best with your wine choice. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. Then, place the mixture in a popsicle mold, or a few small Dixie cups with a wooden popsicle stick if you don’t have the proper equipment. All you need to do is place the mixture in the freezer until the liquid is frozen, and then you’re free to enjoy.

Red Wine Truffles

You don’t have to be a sommelier to know that chocolate and red wine is one of the best combinations on this Earth. You can eat your little chocolate squares with your nightly glass of wine as much as you want, but we’ve found a way to to combine the two that’s too good not to share: red wine truffles. All you’ll need is eight ounces of baking chocolate, ½ cup heavy cream, and ½ cup of your favorite red wine. Coarsely chop the chocolate and place in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds, and then remove the bowl and stir. Repeat this process until the chocolate is fully melted. While you’re cooking the chocolate, heat the cream in a small saucepan until small bubbles start to form. Add the warmed cream to the chocolate mixture, add your ½ cupe wine, and stir until incorporated. Pour the mixture into a glass baking dish and place in the fridge for about 4 hours. Then, take small scoops and roll into balls. Coat with your desired garnish – like shredded coconut or cocoa powder – and serve!

Red Wine Bread

Making bread can be extremely complex, but there are a few simple recipes out there if you look hard enough. This is one that seems fairly easy to make, and calls for red wine so basically it’s the bomb. In a large bowl, combine 3 cups flour, 1 tablespoon baking soda, and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Slowly mix in 1 ½ cups of red wine and knead for about five minutes on a cutting board or countertop that has been sprinkled with flour so the dough doesn’t stick. This part is important so the sugars in the mixture can get the oxidation process rolling. Once you’ve kneaded your dough, mold it into whatever shape you desire. Then brush with butter or olive oil, and create a slash in the top of the dough so the bread can breathe throughout the cooking process. Place the dough on a baking sheet with parchment paper, and bake for 30-35 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit, or until bread is fully cooked. Enjoy with some cheese and charcuterie, and a glass of red wine for good measure.

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Some Fools Made Boozy Peach Tea Popsicles And #SUMMER

During one of the hottest summers in America, the Foodbeast team tries to stay cool as best as possible. So, we’ve prepared a popular frozen treat strictly for the 21 and over folks.

To get started, let’s talk about the three main ingredients you’ll need: sweet peach tea, your choice of a good bourbon, and of course, peaches (or white nectarines, whichever floats your boat). Next, soak some sliced peaches in the bourbon for a few hours so they can absorb all the alcoholic goodness. Add them to your pop maker. Then, fill the mold with sweet peach tea, top it with the holder, and set them in the freezer.

After a few more hours, the Sweet Peach Tea Bourbon Popsicles will be ready to cool your mouths down and hopefully get you a little tipsy.

To find more recipes like this one, check out our Toasty creations on Facebook.

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Watch Professional Porn Stars Give Oral Sex Tips Using Popsicles

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It’s pretty crazy how food can be used as a learning tool.

From the same people who used fruits to show us how to properly stimulate a woman, comes an educational visual on how to perform oral sex on a man.

YouTube channel Simple Pickup brought in professional porn stars and had them use Popsicles to demonstrate proper fellatio techiques.

To paraphrase Johan Hill in Superbad, some of the best foods are shaped like dicks, so popsicles and penises are similar enough to give a good illustration.

Although the women seemed to have a little trouble with certain tips, mostly because “It’s hard to give instructions with a cock in your mouth,” they dished out several methods that have worked for them.

Check out their expert advice below:

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This Food Stall Only Serves Penis-Shaped Foods

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In a recent trip to Taipei, YouTuber Micaela Braithwaite discovered a food stall that served nothing but penis-shaped foods. Yep, take a second to take it all in.

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At the stall, Braithwaite was happily greeted by the owners who gave her a little demonstration on what kinds of penises they had for sale. A combination of savory sausages and sweet popsicles, the stall served penises in a variety of different flavors.

This included sausage penises with Thai Chili Sauce, Red Wine Tomato Sauce, Honey Mustard Sauce, Taiwan Sweet & Spicy Sauce and a Caesar Cheese Sauce. On the sweet side, there were frozen popsicles with a variety of flavors including a popular berry.

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The walls of the stall were covered with photos of past patrons, each with a penis in hand (or mouth). Needless to say, it was a surreal experience for the YouTuber.

Check out her video below and get an upclose look at the mysterious penis food stand.

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How To Make Watermelon Margarita Pops [WATCH]

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Lick ’em ’till you’re drunk, I always say…

These Watermelon Margarita Pops will do just that. Using just the right amount of tequila, watermelon and lime juice you can get a consistency that will freeze just long enough for you to lick yourself into a boozy puddle on the floor of your Sunday Brunch.

But seriously, do that licking responsibly, or something:

WATERMELON MARGARITA POPS
– 5 Cups Watermelon
– 3/4 Cups Fresh Lime Juice
– 1/2 Cup Sugar
– 1/2 Cup Tequila
– Limes

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Er, Japan Serves Collagen Meat Popsicles

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A Japanese restaurant has apparently found a way to combat the aging process, a leading cause of deaths among everyone since the beginning of time. The Tokyo eatery, Zenyaren, serves a variety of meat skewers frozen in blocks of gelatin collagen. So basically kabob lollipops you can literally continue licking until you reach meat. Pause.

By incorporating collagen into the diet, Japanese skin specialists believe that it can slow down the effects of age. At least aesthetically.

Skin specialists from the UK, however, are not too impressed with the claims from their Japanese colleagues. The British Skin Foundation has stated that eating collagen in no way helps rejuvenate skin.

Hey, at least it’ll keep you cool during the summer heat. I’ll take a chicken, please.

H/T Yahoo UK

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Green Juice Trend Now in Popsicle Form

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In the past few years people have become increasingly willing to shell out the dough to sip kale, beets, and lemon juice through a straw.

Now, taking it a step further, Innocent Ice Pops freezes “green juice” into popsicles made from just fruits and vegetables. Vegan, gluten-free, fat-free, and kosher, the popsicles come in three flavors: Tropicarrot, Kale Daddy, and Sweet Beets.

Note, another company, Green Wave Smoothies, has created a similar frozen treat, calling them “the first popsicles that incorporate nutrient-dense, dark-green leafy vegetables.” The pops come in flavors like Kalelicious and Green Coolada. Uh oh, guys, we sense a trend here.

So if you’re looking to have a healthy frozen treat as we approach the hottest days of summer, you might want to consider these green juice pops. Still, they’ll never be as satisfying as a sweet, crunchy choco taco.

H/T First We Feast, Pichx Innocent Ice Pops

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Rainbow Ice Pop

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Recipe: Eugenie Kitchen