What’s the Best White Wine for Cooking? Here Are the Top Bottles (and How to Choose Them, According to 3 Food Pros)

You’re whipping up a classic chicken Marbella, and the Ina Garten recipe you’re following calls for “dry white wine.” You can’t exactly phone the Contessa herself, but come on, Ina: What the heck does that even mean? Pinot grigio is dry…but so is sauvignon blanc. What gives?

Cooking with wine can be totally confusing. While you might be tempted to grab whatever is hanging out in the back of your fridge, it actually does matter which bottle you choose—to an extent. We asked three food professionals (including a master sommelier, a chef and a nutrition director) to find out once and for all how to choose the best white wine for cooking.

1. Choose a white wine with high acidity and light fruit flavors

Celine Beitchman, director of nutrition at the Institute of Culinary Education, suggests a light- to medium-bodied white for cooking. “Unless you’re making a sweet

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An NBA Player Was Placed In Quarantine After Picking Up Food Delivery Outside Of The Bubble

Photo credit: Instagram/troydaniels30
Photo credit: Instagram/troydaniels30

From Delish

Update: July 15, 2020

It seems that for some NBA players in the Orlando bubble, the questionable food menu was too much to bare. Richaun Holmes of the Sacramento Kings left the bubble after the initial quarantine period to pick up a food delivery, and he is now required to self quarantine for 10 days to ensure he is free of the coronavirus.

“After the initial quarantine period, I briefly and accidentally crossed the NBA campus line to pick up a food delivery. I am currently in quarantine and have 8 days left. I apologize for my actions and look forward to rejoining my teammates for our playoff push,” Holmes wrote in a statement posted to Twitter.

It’s unclear what it is that Holmes ordered, but one thing’s for sure…it wasn’t his mother’s cooking. The basketball player’s mother took to Twitter to poke fun

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9 common mistakes people make when cooking mac and cheese

Macaroni and cheese is a staple comfort food, but with so many ways to prepare it, there are a lot of mistakes one can make when cooking it.

Whether you’re making a simple stovetop mac and cheese or an upscale variant with pricey cheeses, chefs and culinary experts agree on many of the most common issues home cooks face when attempting the dish. Here are nine mistakes to avoid when making mac and how to avoid them.

1. The bechamel-making process was rushed

Bechamel sauce is a mixture of butter (or oil), flour and milk, and is the base for the sauce in many mac and cheese recipes. While the ingredients are simple, the process of making a roux, then adding milk, requires a lot of care and a lot can go wrong if the process is rushed. Adding milk to the sauce too quickly is one major mistake to

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10 High-End Grills That Will Make You King of the Summer Cookout

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Few things warrant as much pride as grilling a steak perfectly yourself. But getting that expertly seared-on-the-outside, pink-on-the-inside cook is often a frustrating gamble. Backyard grills’ heat sources and cooking surfaces are uneven, unreliable and inefficient. It’s time to upgrade your Weber.

Now you can get barbecues with high-tech equipment like infrared burners and salamanders found in professional kitchens. And fun accessories like rotisseries, which were once relegated to “set it and forget it” late-night infomercials.

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The technology has improved so much on your backyard set-up that now you can start getting professional-level results to impress your friends. You may not become Aaron Franklin (though, you’ll see you can have a pit he’s created), but you’ll sure be the best on the block. Here are seven unique backyard setups to guarantee.

Hestan Outdoor

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