Ingredient Substitutions

Can you swap applesauce for butter? What should you use if you run out of vinegar? Find out everything you need to know about ingredient substitutions for cooking and baking.

Lemon Leaves

by vjtaylor 4 days ago

I got a box of Meyer lemons and a sprig with maybe twenty leaves attached came with it. I've found references to wra...


meerastvargo commented 4 days ago

Need a substitute for Navan Vanilla Liquor, apparently you can no longer get it in this country.

by MsBees 5 years ago

It was made by the same company that produces grand marnier and was/is a cognac based vanilla liquor. I want to make ...


scificionado commented 7 days ago

Paneer Substitute

by sunflowerqueen 15 days ago

Does anyone know any cheeses that i might be able to sub for paneer in a tikka masala curry?


MikeG commented 13 days ago

What can I substitute for garam masala seasoning?

by spkspk 9 years ago

I want to try a new recipe, but it calls for garam masala, which I don't have (and I don't have time to stop by the m...


medlar commented 14 days ago

Is there a substitute for evaporated milk?

by Little Cupcake 10 years ago

I'm making pumpkin pie. I just realized the recipe calls for 2 cans of evaporated milk. I only have one & I don't fee...


KC12 commented 14 days ago

What is Caster Sugar?

by Brian 14 years ago

I'm making a recipe that calls for 4 tbsp of caster sugar. Never heard of it. Can I substitute regular sugar for it?


virvin69 commented 15 days ago

Converted Rice?

by Marianna215 10 years ago

I recently got a slow cooker, and have realized that every recipe with Rice specifies converted rice. Can I sub regu...


sami_3 commented 24 days ago

Pulled Pork - can I use tenderloin instead of shoulder?

by Zedeff 7 years ago

Well the title pretty much says it all. My mother phoned me and asked if I would make pulled pork on their new barbe...


drumjammy commented 26 days ago

Can I substitute water for milk, in....

by Howard_2 9 years ago for baked goods like cakes, cupcakes, etc? For that matter, what about using thinned-out yogurt (with a bi...


suesuebird commented 29 days ago

Orange Juice Substitute?

by lesliefay 9 years ago

Hi! I'm sure that this has been posted at some point and I just can't find it, but what do you all think is the best ...


Klinkerpopper commented 1 month ago

Playing With My Food... Emergency Rations Experiments

by Libranflight 1 month ago

Anyone have some amazing things you do with emergency rations all year round? Have great time savers or money saving...


ricepad commented 1 month ago

What is a Substitute for Gruyere Cheese?

by MadelynBaker2004 11 months ago

I am trying out a recipe and I have no idea what Gruyere Cheese is. The recipe calls for about 5 1/4 cups of it and I...


lucciano commented 1 month ago

Is there an easy substitute for canned cream of mushroom soup?

by Reston 10 years ago

There are a few recipes that I like which call for canned cream of mushroom soup, but I would rather use a fresher su...


bjdevo commented 1 month ago

Caramel Sauce Substitution--will this work?

by sparkareno 6 years ago

I want to make a hot caramel sauce to pour over ice cream. The recipe calls for melting the sugar, throwing in some b...


Catren commented 1 month ago

What to substitute for potato flour

by CindyJ 8 years ago

My recipe for "Numbing-and-Hot Chicken" (Dunlop, Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook) calls for potato flour in the marina...


Devonviolet commented 2 months ago

Need help

by neko210 2 months ago

Do I have boxed snikerdoodle cookie mix I need one egg and butter I have the butter but no eggs what can I use as a s...


masha commented 2 months ago

poultry seasoning substitution

by Nalega 11 years ago

I'm making a rice dish (kinda like a stuffing, with onions, celery, apples....) and it calls for poultry seasoning......


MikeG commented 2 months ago

Substitute for olives

by jboeke 6 years ago

My husband hates olives - won't even let them in the house. Black, green, all of them are banned, even if I remove t...


skwilkster commented 2 months ago

Rice vinegar vs. rice wine vinegar

by Durm 11 years ago

Are rice vinegar and rice wine vinegar the same thing? (A Google search turned up conflicting answers, so I thought I...


MikeG commented 2 months ago

evaporated milk versus cream

by dutchdot 9 years ago

I have a recipe that calls for evaporated milk. As a dedicated believer in fresh is always better, could I/should I ...


psravanti commented 2 months ago