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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.

What can I do with chickpeas that never softened?

by vjtaylor 3 days ago

I have a pot of chickpeas that never softened. I don't want to put them into the recipe I was planning, but I'm wonde...


Hadil100 commented 2 days ago

substitute for cilantro

by HBGigi 6 years ago

DH hates cilantro, says it tastes like soap. I've read that you can substitute Italian flat leaf parsley for cilantr...


vjtaylor commented 2 days ago

Graft versus Host Disease Recipe Ideas?

by jmcooler 4 days ago

I am a bone marrow transplant recipient. I received the transplant in June of 2016 for an Aplastic anemia diagnosis. ...

jmcooler commented 3 days ago

Saffron substitute for curry powder?

by ChervilGeorge 1 month ago

Is there a flavour substitute for saffron? I don't need it for the colour aspect. I plan to make a Maharajah style ...


MikeG commented 12 days ago

Substitute for Dijon Mustard?

by kevmom21 15 days ago

I am going to make some swedish meatball sauce. It calls for dijon mustard as one of the ingredients. If I sub must...

paulj commented 13 days ago

Ground Almonds for Macarons?

by CupcakeFarmer 1 month ago

Hi, I made macarons this week and I'd forgotten how hard it is to get the ground almonds through the sieve! It takes ...


CupcakeFarmer commented 30 days ago

How to Use Leftover Cinnamon Popcorn?

by NateHevens 1 month ago

We have leftover cinnamon popcorn. Nobody wants to eat it on its own, but we don't want to trash it, either. Are ther...


CupcakeFarmer commented 1 month 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...


MistletoeS commented 1 month ago

Jinhua ham substitute

by sjsto 1 month ago

So, I want to make XO sauce, and for that I need Jinhua ham. Can't get that, however, so I need to sub something. A f...


sjsto commented 1 month ago

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

by MsBees 4 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 ...


giuratom commented 1 month ago

UK bakers - Bird's Custard powder as a sub for instant pudding mix in a cake?

by tacosandbeer 3 years ago

I have a friend here in the UK who is asking me to make a cake recipe that calls for a package of instant vanilla pud...


Sualdam commented 2 months ago

Acceptable rice varieties for paella?

by renz 9 years ago

So getting the so-called "paella" rice is not an option for me, with time constraints/transport, etc. When I went ...


mayomaille commented 2 months ago

Substituting Gluten Free Ingredients

by bsobel226 7 months ago

I was diagnosed with Celiac disease (gluten intolerance) a few years ago. I have been quite good with my diet and fo...


glutenfreelady commented 2 months ago

Substitute for buttermilk?

by bxgirl 10 years ago

All the great recipes for fried chicken start with soaking the pieces in buttermilk. Is there a suitable non-dairy (n...


BilltheCook commented 2 months ago

An alternative to sumac?

by Little Cupcake 7 years ago

I want to make Food & Wine's recipe for Palestinian Spinach pies. The filling contains spinach, lemon, onion, pepper ...


RavenMaven commented 2 months 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?


juliwilliams commented 2 months ago

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Luxardos substitute

by roux42 3 months ago

Hello folks, I make Maraschino cherries to give as gifts every summer to give away in December and I am looking fo...

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 3 months ago

Avocado substitute

by BroderX 5 months ago

I live in Norway. Right now, one ripe, large avocado will cost me $3,81, which is a bit pricey. But guacamole is just...

glbtrtr commented 3 months ago

Suggestion for easy-to-find replacement for chapati atta flour

by charlesherold 1 year ago

After years of not very rigorous experimentation, I determined that the best flour for a good multigrain pancake was ...


pamelak52 commented 3 months ago