The latest trend in healthy cooking is using alcohol. Each serving of alcohol—defined as 12 fluid oz. of beer, 5 fluid oz. of wine, or 1.5 fluid oz. of an 80-proof liquor—provides around 120 calories. When alcohol is exposed to heat, some of those calories will dissipate, meaning you won’t get all of them. How many stick around? That depends on how long the alcohol is exposed to heat.

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Toby Amidor is the owner of Toby Amidor Nutrition and author of The Greek Yogurt Kitchen.