Every week we pull together some great Canadian recipes from Canadian food bloggers around the web featuring one main ingredient or dish. This week, FBC members got into a party frame of mind and shared 16 ways to cook with wine!

Ways to Cook With Wine | Food Bloggers of Canada

Do I drink the wine or do I use it to prepare that delicious risotto I've been wanting to make for a while?

Sound familiar?

Do not let the famous wine dilemma keep you up at night because we have the perfect solution for you: have both! A sip for you, a trickle into the saucepan. Easy peasy!

Adding a lil' wine to your recipes can definitely jazz them up, intensify certain flavors and make your cooking session even more joyful.

Wanna give it a try? Check out these 16 recipes for cooking with wine that either make wine the star of the dish or incorporate it as a key ingredient to enhance scents, tastes, and textures.  And if wine's not your thing well.. you can always try cooking with beer!

Cooking with Wine

By Food Bloggers of Canada

  • Beef Rigatoni with Caramelized Onions

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    When you make this recipe of [Beef Rigatoni with Caramelized Onions](https://www.diversivore.com/beef-rigatoni-with-caramelized-onions/), you shouldn't clean the pan once the onions are done. The little brown bits left behind are going to be deglazed with white wine to form the foundation for a seriously killer sauce. From **Diversivore**.

  • Red Wine Strawberry Chocolate Fudge Cake

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This decadent [Red Wine Strawberry Chocolate Fudge Cake](https://foodmeanderings.com/red-wine-strawberry-chocolate-fudge-cake/) cake is the ultimate birthday cake for adults! A whipped creamy mascarpone strawberry kirsch filling is sandwiched between luscious red wine fudgy chocolate cake, all encased in a rich red wine dark chocolate ganache with ganache dipped strawberries on top. From **Food Meanderings**.

  • One Pan Creamy Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Gnocchi

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    You will love this [Creamy Gnocchi with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil](https://www.saltandlavender.com/15-minute-creamy-sun-dried-tomato-and-basil-gnocchi/)! It’s a super easy and decadent 15-minute recipe that gets a delicious sauvignon blanc flavour and that you’ll want to devour again and again. From **Salt and Lavender**.

  • Easy White Wine Butter Scallops

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Whether these [White Wine Butter Scallops](https://www.mykitchenlove.com/white-wine-butter-scallops/) are savoured on a patio with a crisp bottle of Pinot Grigio or snuggled with a loved one by a camp-site fire, the recipe is so quick you’ll have more time to enjoy your company … and the wine. From **My Kitchen Love**.

  • Roasted Cherry Tomato, Chorizo and Green Pea Red Wine Risotto

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    The wine in this [Roasted Cherry Tomato, Chorizo, and Green Pea Red Wine Risotto](http://foodnouveau.com/recipes/roasted-cherry-tomato-chorizo-and-green-pea-red-wine-risotto/) provides an unusual flavor depth that perfectly pairs with smoky chorizo and roasted tomatoes. From **Food Nouveau**.

  • Baked Camembert with Berries, Thyme and Wine

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This [Baked Camembert with Berries, Thyme and Wine](https://girlheartfood.com/baked-camembert-with-berries-thyme-and-wine/) is what dreams are made of. Creamy, luscious Comfort Cream camembert is topped with blueberry jam that has been mixed with a touch of wine, thyme, pepper and then baked. From **Girl Heart Food**.

  • Tomato, Basil and White Wine Mussels

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Tomatoes, basil, parsley, white wine, salt, and pepper make this [Tomato, Basil and White Wine Mussels](http://howtoeat.ca/new-post-quickie-meal-tomato-basil-and-white-wine-mussels/) recipe a very easy yet chic dish to enjoy this summer. From **How To Eat**.

  • Red Wine Ice Cream

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This [Red Wine Ice Cream](https://joandsue.blogspot.ca/2013/02/red-wine-ice-cream.html) is very smooth and fruity and makes for a lovely end to a meal. It certainly maintains its wine flavor which can be a little startling if you are not expecting it. From** Jo and Sue**.

  • Tea Infused Wine

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    The cold brewing method needed for this [Tea Infused Wine](https://theteacupoflife.com/2018/04/tea-infused-wine.html) recipe asks you to directly steep the tea into the wine of your choice. Make sure the flavours should complement one another. From **The Tea Cup of Life**.

  • Balsamic Braised Chicken

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    A set-it-and-forget-it kind of meal, this [Balsamic Braised Chicken](http://kitchenuncorked.com/2018/03/15/balsamic-braised-chicken/) takes only a few minutes to prep and then slow cooks itself to a delicious, family-friendly meal with a touch of white wine. From **Kitchen Uncorked**.

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