After you pop the cork for all the holiday festivities, don’t let the leftovers fizzle! Save the extra bubbly for these innovative culinary goodies.
Give this kid favorite a grown-up spin, layered with fresh fruit and whipped cream.
Recipe: Raspberry-Melon Gelatine Royal
Leftover champagne and wine can be fermented into a very special batch of vinegar. It takes a couple of months to mature, so you can be enjoying your homemade concoction by early spring.
Recipe: How to Make Homemade Vinegar
Transform this popular bevvie into a frozen treat. Serve with fresh berries for an upscale holiday dessert.
Recipe: Champagne Granita
Make a refreshing and elegant appetizer. Since fresh peaches aren’t in season, use frozen instead.
Recipe: Champagne Peach and Mint Soup
Cake (and Frosting!)
Yes, you can bake with champagne (or in this case, its close cousin – Prosecco)! Use this sparkling vino as the liquid for a store-bought cake mix and then combine a few more splashes with powdered sugar for a spectacular glaze.
Move over, water and broth: Champagne can also be used as a cooking liquid for fish and poultry. This brilliant recipe courtesy of PreventionRD.com also includes a creamy champagne-infused sauce.
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition.
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