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Ingredient Substitutions

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Sazerac - Absinthe rinse substitute?

by Ali G 2 years ago

Now that the weather is cooling down, I've been playing around with bourbon and rye, mostly making Old Fashioned's an...

stevewi commented 23 hours ago

Making Rendang - looking for a few ingredients

by JNewman 6 months ago

I'm hoping to make Rendang for the first time this weekend. In looking through a few recipes online, I believe I sho...


Madrid commented 1 day ago

Use of finely ground pork rinds as substitute for bread crumbs

by steakman55 4 years ago

My daughter is on a no/low carb kick but loves fried green tomatoes and other foods that require breading. She sugge...


mcahelena commented 4 days ago

what to use in place of white wine?

by hungryabbey 10 years ago

Im cooking for my boyfriend and he's allergic to wine and so many of my recipes call for it. Does anyone have any sug...

hotoynoodle commented 4 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...


venemer commented 5 days ago

Substitutes for Cento Light Tuna Packed in Olive Oil

by uwsgrazer 2 years ago

My local grocer used to put this tuna on sale, 2/$5. Lately, the price has been over $4 per can, though. Amazon see...


johnie2xs commented 12 days ago

Substitute molasses for honey?

by Howard_2 17 days ago

To what extent do you think you can substitute molasses for honey in a recipe? Of course, the taste will be somewh...

HeidiCooksSupper commented 16 days 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...


Foxeyblue commented 16 days ago

Healthy Vegan Substitute For Coconut Oil

by SpencerTracy 3 years ago

Looking for something that can serve as a substitute in many of the desert recipes that can be found online. Any reco...


gocubsgirl commented 18 days ago

Ghiradelli Brownie Mix - as is or alter recommendations?

by fldhkybnva 4 years ago

I love the Ghiradelli Brownie Mix and plan to whip up a batch of brownies for a holiday party this weekend. They are...


teeroze201069 commented 20 days ago

Replace Sesame in Spice Mix

by Nadybl 3 months ago

My son is allergic to sesame. So you could say it's fairly simple, when I encounter sesame, tahini or sesame oil in ...


salsailsa commented 20 days ago

best substitute for butter for graham cracker crust?

by unocal 7 years ago

hi i am making a vegan pumpkin cheesecake for tgiving, and although i can use butter, i am curious as to what the bes...

Ttrockwood commented 29 days ago

Creating the taste of rum without alcohol?

by ipsedixit 6 years ago

I'm trying to make rum ice cream without using any alcohol. It's for someone who is a teetotaler (don't ask, lon...


Foxeyblue commented 30 days ago

Kosher cooking substitutes

by chai18 10 years ago

What do you use to substitute when the recipe calls for something not kosher or meat/dairy when you are cooking the o...


ferret commented 1 month ago

NO Caraway Seeds? Need a substitution idea?/

by poached 8 years ago

No Caraway seeds in the cupboard like I thought. Can Anybody think of a spice/ herb/seed I could use in place? I thin...


TMWolff commented 1 month ago

What type of frozen lemongrass is best?

by santamonica811 1 month ago

Was out in the far-off Asian market, and needed to stock up on lemongrass. Bought a bunch of fresh ones, of course. ...

C. Hamster commented 1 month ago

Coconut aminos as soy sauce alternative

by RelishPDX 3 years ago

Okay, so curiosity has gotten the best of me, and I've been hunting down info on coconut aminos, as I've been seeing ...


kimspiess commented 1 month ago

Shortening vs. Lard

by dimsumgirl 5 years ago

I have a recipe that calls for shortening. I have lard but no shortening. Should I use the lard or just wait until ...


sandylc commented 1 month ago

Cake recipe calls for instant vanilla pudding. I don't have any. Is there a substitute?

by xena 10 years ago

I was just about to make a cake using a recipe shared here by renov8r and discovered that I needed a box of instant v...


serik26 commented 1 month ago