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.

Sun-dried Tomatoes Source

by Fritz 18 days ago

Use to get them at CostCo, Amzn, and other in bulk. A pound or 2. Now I can't find them anywhere but in 3x packages...


Ttrockwood commented 17 days ago

Flat Iron vs Ribeye Beef?

by MrFerociousDinosaur 28 days ago

I am looking for some flat iron steak to buy for a cookbook that I'm writing, which I know is similar to beef ribeye ...


PSRaT commented 19 days ago

Tomato Passata- No Food Mill

by naunabear3 22 days ago

Hey! I’m a young homecook and I’m trying to make tomato passata, however I don’t have a food mill. Is there any other...


Madrid commented 21 days ago

Grits substitute ideas?

by Buttercups 6 months ago

I'm looking to make something that tastes a little and feels like grits, but isn't actually grits. I can't use any ty...


512window commented 21 days ago

Making Salted Caramel from Regular Caramels

by dawnsona 1 month ago

I’m planning on making salted caramel tartlets. The recipe calls for melting soft salted caramels with cream. I haven...


dawnsona commented 1 month ago

Info on “sherry flavoring”

by tracy_d 1 month ago

Hello, all, newbie here. I’m posting because every time I google a cooking question, the best answer seems to c...


GH1618 commented 1 month ago

Crushed pineapple in juice replacement

by orlybabe 1 month ago

Hi, I’m making a hummingbird cake that calls for “Crushed Pineapples in Juice”, like the Dole ones that come with nat...


Ttrockwood commented 1 month ago

Mac 'n Cheese With Evaporated Milk?

by Augusta 10 years ago

Can I substitute evaporated milk for regular milk in a mac and cheese recipe? It’s one of Ina Garten’s (Barefoot Co...


kingsa1 commented 1 month ago

Parm and feta replacement?

by zigzag17 2 months ago

I've tried various cashew cream, tahini sauce, etc. recipes, but have not found a good replacement for parmesan or fe...


Ttrockwood commented 1 month ago

How Important Are Authentic Ingredients?

by BeeRich 1 month ago

A great thread recently asked people about their international cooking attempts/frequency, whilst cooking at home. S...


collardman commented 1 month ago

Help please

by isaborn 2 months ago

I have been trying to follow a healthy plant based diet. However its been hard everything I like was either cheesy, c...


ad7yn commented 2 months ago

Salt Free Substitutes

by Veggigal 2 months ago

Hubby saw a dietician recently and she wants him to follow the DASH Diet. I'm looking for recipes for a herbal salt...


MidwesternerTT commented 2 months ago

Pickling salt - necessary?

by snackysmore 10 years ago

I have made pickles before using pickling salt but this time I am not really in the vicinity of any places that sell ...


Eldon Kreider commented 2 months ago

Nondairy Sour Cream substitute for Chicken Paprikash?

by katarinalavric 2 months ago

I stopped eating dairy recently, but am trying to make paprikash. Sour cream is obviously a big component of the reci...


nofunlatte commented 2 months ago

Substitute for olives

by jboeke 7 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...


seefoo commented 2 months ago

Substitute for Dijon Mustard?

by kevmom21 12 months ago

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


MikeG commented 2 months ago

Pasteurized egg substitute for caesar salad?

by mad4hops 9 years ago

I plan to prepare an authentic caesar salad for guests this weekend and the recipe calls for pasteurized eggs (whole ...


mrkdwl commented 2 months ago

Substitute for epazote

by Georgia Phoebe 11 years ago

Hi, I'm trying out a black beans recipe which calls (unsurprisingly) for epazote. The thing is, I live in Athens, ...


LanaAA commented 2 months ago

What to use instead of gruyere?

by babymole_bob123 3 months ago

I’m making dauphinois potatoes to go with duck for my parents anniversary however the recipe calls for gruyere and I ...


hotoynoodle commented 2 months ago

Pommery mustard substitute?

by Missy P. 15 years ago

Howdy, general topics 'hounds. I'm making a French beef stew that calls for Pommery mustard, but I am unable to find...


SlickWillyTFCF commented 3 months ago