Why is cooking alcohol not suitable for beverages?

Answer Cooking spirits have a very high salt content, thus making them not suitable for consumption. Not to mention it would taste really really nasty and not at all what you would expect it to.

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Is ethanol the type of alcohol in alcoholic beverages?

Ethanol, also called ethyl alcohol, is found in alcoholic beverages in different concentrations. It acts as a central nervous system depressant and causes people to become uninhibited with its use.... Read More »

Cooking with alcohol?

As you say that you don’t consume alcohol, I just want to break one misconception here; when you go for baking or cooking any dish for an hour or more, then 90-95% of alcohol gets evpavorated. Co... Read More »

Is a- quarter of a cooking cup of peach schnapps (20% alcohol)?

A shot is 1.5 oz and a quarter cup is 2 oz.

Is it OK to substitute rubbing alcohol (ethanol) for cooking sherry in a recipe?

Well it may work but it would certainly be a waste of good rubbing alcohol, that stuff gives you a killer buzz!You know the crap they put in wasp nests? That would probably work well, it's sweet to... Read More »