Dinner Drama: Ex-Alcoholic Guest and a White Wine Deglazed Skillet 🍲🍷

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A couple invites their long-time friends, Jessica and Tim, over for dinner. Tim, a former alcoholic who quit drinking three years ago, doesn't mind others consuming alcohol in his presence. However, when Jessica discovers that white wine was used to deglaze the skillet during cooking, she becomes furious, causing a dramatic scene. Despite the host's apologies and assurances that the alcohol evaporated, the friendship is left hanging in the balance.

Long-Time Friends Gather for Dinner 🍽️

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Tim's Decision to Quit Drinking 🚫🍷

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Dinner at the Host's Place 🏠

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The White Wine Discovery 🍾

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Deglazing the Skillet with Wine 🍳🍷

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Jessica's Furious Reaction 😡

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Assurances about Evaporated Alcohol 🌬️

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Tim's Confusion 🤔

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Jessica's Unyielding Stance 😠

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Apology and Promise for the Future 📱

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Jessica's Response and Tim's Alleged Sickness 🤢

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The Last Message 📩

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Husband's Doubt and Moral Dilemma 🤷‍♂️

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Friendship on the Rocks over Wine in Dinner? 🍷🤯

A seemingly innocent dinner party takes a dramatic turn when Jessica discovers that white wine was used to deglaze the skillet during cooking. Despite the host's apologies and assurances that the alcohol evaporated, Jessica remains furious, and the friendship is left in jeopardy. Was it wrong to use wine in the meal? Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

Debate over alcohol in cooking sparks heated discussion 🍷🍲

EBlackR | EBlackR

Don't let one guest's sobriety ruin the whole dinner party 🍲

CinnamonFinches | CinnamonFinches

Using alcohol to clean a grill is different from deglazing.

Valkyries_Wrath | Valkyries_Wrath

Myth busted: Deglazing with wine leaves minimal alcohol residue. ESH.

Petrodono | Petrodono

Guest's health concerns with alcohol use, YTA verdict debated. 🤔

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Cooking with wine drama - NTA guest vs. host

Adam_Bomb18 | Adam_Bomb18

Should cooking with alcohol for an ex-alcoholic be compared to cooking vegetarian food in animal fat?

colourouu | colourouu

Cooking with wine for a recovering alcoholic friend: YTA or NAH?

hstevi | hstevi

Vanilla extract has more alcohol than white wine? NTA.

gordonf23 | gordonf23

Cooking with alcohol for an ex-alcoholic guest: YTA or NAH? 🤔

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Recovering alcoholic warns against deglazing with alcohol. Debate ensues. 🤔

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Guest's health concerns ignored in white wine skillet incident 🤷🏻‍♂️

HerNocturne | HerNocturne

Recovering alcoholic defends dish, wife overreacts, NTA. 🍲

Oaklandish67 | Oaklandish67

Supportive comment suggests giving space to upset guest's wife.

lifesensei | lifesensei

Misunderstanding about alcoholism and cooking explained 🤔

4damLW | 4damLW

Serving alcohol to an ex-alcoholic guest is not okay 🚫

UniqueBeauty177 | UniqueBeauty177

Commenter defends host's actions, calls out guest's overreaction 🤔

Reddit_User666 | Reddit_User666

Cooking with alcohol for an alcoholic guest without informing them? ESH.

Beeb294 | Beeb294

Navigating alcohol with recovering alcoholics - tread carefully 🚧

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Cooking with wine? NTA, alcohol cooks off while cooking 🍷

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Be mindful of guests in recovery. Don't be an YTA 🚫

leahlikesweed | leahlikesweed

Navigating a relationship with a recovering addict can be tough 😢

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No harm done! A little white wine won't hurt anyone 🥂

metalheadsrock01 | metalheadsrock01

Recovering addicts share their experiences with white wine in dishes 👏

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Alcoholic guest served wine in dinner, ESH for not considering.

NoApollonia | NoApollonia

Dismissing Jessica's fear was wrong. Alcoholism affects loved ones too. 😔

unsafeideas | unsafeideas

Pharmacist confirms NTA for unknowingly serving alcohol to recovering alcoholic 👍

Uncle_gruber | Uncle_gruber

Be mindful of recovering alcoholic guests, even small amounts can trigger.

Fettnaepfchen | Fettnaepfchen

Cooking with alcohol can trigger cravings for recovering alcoholics 👍

WildflowerWanderer | WildflowerWanderer

The fear of a loved one relapsing is no joke 😱

lupaburner2k19 | lupaburner2k19

NAH verdict on cooking with wine, but friend's reaction harsh 😕

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Including alcohol in a dish for an alcoholic guest: ESH.

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Chemist explains why serving alcohol to an alcoholic is wrong 🤯

FunshineBear14 | FunshineBear14

Assumptions and boundaries in cooking with alcohol. 🤔

Errvalunia | Errvalunia

Cook refuses to use alcohol in food for sober guest. NAH.

A0S9H0 | A0S9H0

Don't serve alcohol to recovering alcoholics 🚫

Melencamp1 | Melencamp1

Using alcohol in food for an ex-alcoholic guest? YTA.

Im2old4thisstuff | Im2old4thisstuff

Addiction is for life, YTA for not being considerate. 🚫

Mr_White_Fam | Mr_White_Fam

Unresolved anger towards recovering alcoholic husband? 🤔

Killkillmypretty | Killkillmypretty

Unapologetic guest gets support for not apologizing to rude host.

Freecz | Freecz

Using white wine when you knew he's sober? YTA. 🚫

fakemoose | fakemoose

Skipping the wine for an alcoholic guest: common courtesy or YTA?

DieIsaac | DieIsaac

Guest overreacts to white wine deglazed skillet, comment defends host.

Wikked_Kitty | Wikked_Kitty

Respect your sober friend's dietary restrictions. Sneaking alcohol is unacceptable.

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Ex-alcoholic guest not at fault for white wine skillet. NTA 🙌

kostis12345 | kostis12345

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