7 surprising uses for your leftover red wine



Thank you, Colleen B from Expert Home Tips for submitting these fun and useful tips! Taken from        29 wonderful uses for your leftover wine

  1. Make ice cream floats.
    This is a true summer treat, guaranteed to wow your (adult) guests. All you need are three ingredients – red wine, vanilla ice cream and maraschino cherries. Follow the instructions at MindOverBatter.com and enjoy after a tasty BBQ with friends.
  2. Dye an old t-shirt.
    Using the instructions from eHow.com, you can turn an old white t-shirt into an exciting new garment. Everyone will be wondering how you got that deep, glorious colour – and you’ll be proud to tell them it’s dyed using leftover wine!
  3. Enjoy a popsicle.
    Here’s another adult summer treat for you to make. Roasted Strawberry Red Wine Popsicles look and taste amazing, and will be perfect on a warm summer’s day. Check out the recipe from PastryAffair.com.
  4. Slurp on spicy spaghetti.
    You’ll need to get your mitts on a bottle of zinfandel for this beautiful deep pink spaghetti dish from Giada De Laurentiis. For all the instructions, go to FoodNetwork.com.
  5. Bathe in it.
    Add a glass or two of wine to your bath to help shift cellulite and leave your skin feeling invigorated. The antioxidants have been said to work at softening your skin. Who would have guessed?
  6. Suck on a lollipop.
    These red wine lollipops will make a delicious sweet after a dinner party – I know you’ll be running off to SprinkleBakes.com to make your own. They would make an unusual after-dinner sweet, or why not hand them out on Valentine’s Day?
  7. Make wobbly jellies.
    While the kids eat their strawberry jelly, you can be tucking into some wonderful sparkling wine jellies. Follow the super-easy recipe from Tesco.com.


Written by Colleen B, Editor at ExpertHomeTips.com
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