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Why not drunk ?

  1. Sep 14, 2005 #1
    you know what, all of the food I eat contains cooking wine. I also just sipped a bit, but why am I not drunk at all ? at least there must be some reactions like allergy on my skin, the same as when I drink beer, but it still like when I just come out from the bath-room, clean and well???
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  3. Sep 14, 2005 #2


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    When you cook food, the alchohol evaporates, leaving the taste of the drink, without the effects
  4. Sep 14, 2005 #3


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    Alcohol has a fairly low boiling point. When you cook with it, all the alcohol boils off and you're just left with whatever flavors were mixed with the alcohol. That's why you won't get drunk eating food cooked with alcohol.

    I have no idea what you're talking about in your second question, and am not sure I want to know. :confused:
  5. Sep 14, 2005 #4
    Really ??
    but I read it again and I understand it completely, ok, please just forget it,

    Thank you.
  6. Sep 15, 2005 #5


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    How much wine do you put in your food? Even if no alcohol evapourated, the amount of it in most recipies I've tried wouldn't be enough to have a noticable effect.
  7. Oct 28, 2005 #6
    Not all of the alcohol evaporates.

    http://www.canoe.ca/HealthMayeMuskColumns/011009.html [Broken]
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  8. Oct 28, 2005 #7


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    can anyone say OLD THREAD :smile: :wink:
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