santa100 wrote:A few factors to consider: does it cause "heedlessness" after eating?
santa100 wrote:is the kind food prepared for you on a fairly frequent and regular basis?
Jhana4 wrote:I don't think an authoritative answer exists ( a canonical source spelling out in detail what breaks the 5th precept under which circumstances ). You are only going to get personal opinions, which likely will be self serving for the giver of that opinion.
My personal opinion is that I don't drink and that I personally wouldn't let an occasional dish prepared with small amounts of alcohol bother me.
cooran wrote:Hello Stefan,
We are often told that alcohol evaporates away in cooking. It seems that this is not the case.
Does alcohol really burn away in cooking?
Kim O'Hara wrote:Enjoy your meals - within reason - without guilt.
Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.
mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments
Ben wrote:When I cook and I might include a little wine in something that gets simmered - and simmered for a while.
Having said that I do recall an incident over 20 years ago when I had some tira misu at a restaurant. It didn't occur to me that the dish contained brandy and I was a bit surprised that I got drunk by eating one serving. I was a bit more careful after that.
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