Can I substitute gin for vodka in vodka sauce?

Can I substitute gin for vodka in vodka sauce?

At its best, the sauce is a perfect balance of tangy tomato, sweet cream and pasta. ... I thought gin would be a worthy stand-in in this classic sauce. Like vodka, gin has a neutral clarity, but its herbal and botanical notes add a flavor and complexity that vodka simply can't match.

Is it safe to eat food cooked with alcohol during pregnancy?

The longer you cook a dish that has alcohol, the lower the alcohol content will be. For example, if you simmer a stew with wine, cider or beer for 90 minutes to two hours, most of the alcohol content will be burned off. A trace of alcohol may remain, but not in any quantity that's likely to harm your baby.

Can I use alcohol-free wine in risotto?

Take a look at pretty much any recipe out there for risotto and you'll notice it calls for white wine, usually about 1/2 cup or so. ...

What can I add to risotto instead of wine?

Substitutes For White Wine in Risotto

  1. Grape Juice. Alcohol boils off during the cooking process so this is not where the flavor actually comes from. ...
  2. Vinegar. One sure fire way to introduce an acidic element in your dish is to use vinegar. ...
  3. White wine vinegar. ...
  4. Stock. ...
  5. Lime or lime juice. ...
  6. Other Fruit Juices.