Cooking Wine 101
If you've ever encountered a recipe that calls specifically for "cooking wine" and found yourself with questions, you're far from alone. Designated cooking wine is an ingredient you'll typically find shelved close to the vinegars in most grocery stores, and although it does contain alcohol, it's considered a food product. So, what makes the cooking variety different from the wine in your glass, and should you keep a bottle of it on hand? Our writer digs in to find out.