I tried to make Julia Child's coq au vin last night. While it turned out AMAZING, I was frustrated by not being able to get the brandy to light on fire. Is there a special trick to lighting liquor on fire? Julia asks you to pour brandy into your chicken-filled casserole and then light it, which didn't work, and then I tried to light it in a ladle, which didn't work. Each time, the match just sort of sizzled and burnt out.