Don’t throw away that leftover wine you’ve been meaning to use up; turn it into lovely and delicious meals instead. Make a ‘Red Onion Marmalade Crostini’ to make a delightfully sweet dish for the whole family. Brown onions in ½ cup of wine, soy sauce, and a pat of butter; spoon this lovely and sweet mixture over goat-cheese smeared crostini to create a cocktail party in your hand. An ‘Eggplant and Tofu Ratatouille with Thai Basil’ is quite the dish; use ¼ a cup of wine with tofu, garlic, soy, and Thai basil to give your dish a nice complexity. Make sure to use a heartier wine, such as Syrah. Make ‘Homemade Baked Beans with Red Wine’ to create a nice side dish; the combination of tomato paste and a cup of red wine will give this dish a classic refined sweetness for all to enjoy. To make this dish taste even better, make it a few days beforehand, so the sauce can permeate itself into the beans better.
Channel the flavors of summer into a dish; ‘Angel Hair Pasta with Lemon Garlic Cherry Tomatoes’ pairs cherry tomatoes with basil, with a half a cup of white wine and a squirt of lemon with create a beautiful sauce. Make sure to add a bit of parmesan on top for added saltiness. If you’re a pasta lover, a ‘Drunken Pasta’ may just be your jam; let the noodles soak in water for a while, and then place in a bath of red wine; then add Pecorino Romano cheese, parsley, garlic, and chili peppers to make this dish even more dramatic. This dish will create the greatest start to a romantic evening in. You can use your discretion when it comes to the added ingredients to these dishes. Enjoy the new and tasty dream meals today.