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Kitchen Dictionary: Madeira

Pronounced: muh-DEER-uh

A fortified wine that goes through a lengthy heating process during maturation. Madeira is named after the island where it's made. Madeira ranges from pale blond to a deep tawny color and dry to very sweet. Sercial is the lightest, and driest Madeira; and Malmsey is sweet, rich and dark. Bual and Verdelho are medium-sweet wines. The lighter Madeiras are served as an aperitif, and the rich, dark Malmsey is for sipping after dinner.


Season: available year-round

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Chicken Madeira
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Penne With Chicken, Madeira Wine, and Mushrooms

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 fl oz
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 24
Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Potassium 29mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.8g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g 0%

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