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Is there a good alternative to Marsala wine? particularly in this recipe

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For what purpose? Marsala can be sweet or dry, young or old, dark or light... –  Pulse Jul 22 '10 at 15:28
    
Don't use dry cooking sherry. Our Marsala and sherry are in near identical bottles and next to each other. I once grabbed the wrong one for chicken Marsala and the whole dish tasted off. –  Dinah Jul 22 '10 at 15:40
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Consider using:

  • 1/4 c. white wine + 1 tsp brandy ... or go as high as a 2:1 wine to brandy ratio. I like this substitution best personally.
  • 1/4 c. white grape juice + 1 tsp brandy
  • Madeira wine - I've heard you can use this, but I never have
  • Port - again, I've heard it but not used it
  • Brandy alone, though I find this to be a bit strong
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