13 Ways to Cook With Wine

To state the obvious, wine has the capacity to bring incredible flavor to your plate as well as your glass. Here’s proof that pouring some of your bottle, whether red or white, into a pot can be…with enough left over to sip, natch.

White Wine Linguine

Elegant yet exceedingly simple, this white wine linguine beguiles with its rich and silken flavor despite the absence of cream and only a touch of butter.
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Beef Stew with Red Wine

An Italian tradition that, in true form, transforms simple ingredients into something sublime.
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Braised Lamb Shanks in Pinot Noir

Lamb shanks are left to slowly burble in a lovely red wine until the meat is literally falling-off-the-bone tender. Our favorite winter pastime.
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Red Wine Garlic Roasted Leg of Lamb

Perfection. That's the type of response we're having to this crazy tender, exceptionally tasty roast leg of lamb marinated in true Mediterranean fashion.
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Braised Beef with Red Wine Pasta

With all due respect, your go-to recipe for beef stew falls short of this magnificent melding of beef, wine, and pasta. No contest.
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Italian-Style Braised Chicken in Wine

This rustic classic is infused with that Italian charm that transforms everyday ingredients into something that's both insanely comforting yet seemingly luxurious.
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Chicken Drumsticks Braised In Wine

Sorta like a cheater's chicken cacciatore, these tipsy chicken drumsticks make a simple weeknight dinner that's sufficiently spectacular to serve to guests.
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Red Wine Onions

Meet your newest weeknight staple for when you want something a little special and impressive. Slightly sweet, deeply flavored, caramelized red onions doused with red wine.
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Coq au Vin

Coq au vin, aka chicken soused in wine, is a French classic that exists in countless incarnations. This rich, soulful riff is from Julia Child.
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Red Wine Braised Beef

There’s something magical that happens when you toss a cheap cut of beef in a pot with some wine and vegetables and walk away for a while. Alchemy of the most ethereal sort.
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Red Wine Spaghetti

This ingenious approach to spaghetti requires just your usual boxed pasta, a bottle of wine, and 30 minutes. Gorgeousness ensues.
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Wine-Braised Pork Shoulder

An easy toss-it-in-the-oven-and-forget-about-it sorta dish that’s still gonna make everyone ooh and aah at the dinner table for its tender, wine-imbued spectacularness.
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Wine Poached Pears

How to explain these wine poached pears? "Divine elegance" comes to mind. Also, easy, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, healthy, and lovely.
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