Wine and Beer Guide

Whether you are raising your glass for a toast, or pouring it into a stock pot, wine and beer are equally great for cooking and enjoying.

10-Minute Wine Pairing: Sweet Potato Chicken Curry

Find three wine strategies for a saucy and sweet chicken curry recipe.

A Crisp, Clean Hard Apple Cider
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Match #2: A Crisp, Clean Hard Apple Cider

Sweet apple flavors and palate-cleansing bitterness complement the curry's assertive seasonings.

ZEROING IN: Hard cider combines low alcohol with the off-dry crispness of white wine to create an unexpected complement to Indian flavors like curry, turmeric, and ginger. A subtle sizzle of carbonation cuts through the recipe's overall richness.

Angry Orchard Crisp Apple (pictured) Ohio ($8/six-pack)

Woodchuck Hard Cider, Vermont ($8/six-pack)

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