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There IS a Difference #13057857
02/09/19 08:09 PM
02/09/19 08:09 PM
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Hitchcock,Tx.
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I buy a lot of herbs and spices for rubs and sauces. My last purchase was the wrong stuff. I found out by doing some research on Oriental wines used for cooking. One popular brand is Shaohsing. My research found out that there are many impostors/knockoffs out there. If a recipe calls for a Chinese "Rice Wine" , GET RICE WINE and NOT the "Cooking Wine" type. The Cooking Wine variety is very bitter and SALTY and is said to taste awful. The stuff usually comes in a Red and Black Labeled bottle. What you want is the bottle with the RED and Blue Label. At the top of the front label is a GOLDEN PAGODA flanked by the words PAGODA and BRAND. This is the premium stuff with No salt which has a top shelf taste. The red and black bottle has a Red pagoda flanked by the words Golden and Brand, with a different style of a pagoda. Just do not get the Rice "Cooking Wine", no matter what design the label has and says.
A 25 oz. bottle of Shaohsing Rice Wine costs about $17.00 plus S&H which was $9 from MA . I just ordered a bottle. Here is the website. www.PosharpStore.com
Hope this helps if you ever want to order some Rice Wine for cooking.

Last edited by V-Bottom; 02/09/19 08:14 PM.

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Re: There IS a Difference [Re: V-Bottom] #13058572
02/10/19 05:57 PM
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It's not the same thing, but Ive always had good luck with Nakano rice vinegar. It is sweet, yet sugarless, and has no salt.

Re: There IS a Difference [Re: V-Bottom] #13058982
02/11/19 12:41 AM
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I always use vermouth. Works for me. Here it is with trout manure.

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Re: There IS a Difference [Re: V-Bottom] #13059028
02/11/19 01:33 AM
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We've got rice wine in our pantry. I have never figured what it is there for. One thing for sure, it's well-aged.

Re: There IS a Difference [Re: fishslime] #13059124
02/11/19 02:46 AM
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Originally Posted by fishslime
We've got rice wine in our pantry. I have never figured what it is there for. One thing for sure, it's well-aged.


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Re: There IS a Difference [Re: V-Bottom] #13059378
02/11/19 02:16 PM
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White Settlement, TX.
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shop the asian stores. they have everything you need.


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Re: There IS a Difference [Re: V-Bottom] #13062791
02/14/19 04:35 PM
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