My husband is a successful recovered alcoholic. I need to substitute the wine. Thank you.
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It depends on the recipe, but there are often some fine alternatives.
Water is usually a good replacement unless the primary function of the wine is to add acidity. In that case, diluted vinegar or diluted citrus juice usually acts as a fine substitute for wine.
Best of luck.
Exactly- a little lime juice goes a long way.
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I have a terrible reaction to wine so I leave it out and add broth and/or water.
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As BB says, broth & water are good options.
If the recipe needs or can stand a sweet note, try white grape juice or some other fruit juice...diluted if necessary.
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Depending on what you are making, a squeeze of fresh lemon will add a bright note (for example to sauteéd mushrooms). It's what I use when I don't have wine leftover and don't want to open a bottle for a small amount.
Thank you so much. Appreciate all answers. Very helpful.
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Um, he is not recovered he is "in recovery" and will be for the rest of his life, or one day at a time.
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