INGREDIENT SUBSTITUTIONS

Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Turn Your Dishes Into Low-Fat Meals

Practicing mindful cooking habits this year? Use these ingredient substitutes.
First things first: fat is essential in both cooking and baking. It serves many purposes—from heat transfer, to emulsions, to flavor, to ease of cooking in different kinds of surfaces—fat makes our lives in the kitchen more efficient, delicious, and nutritious.There is ...

Is There A Substitute For Baking Soda?

There are a couple of things you should know if you're using substitutes.
Baking soda is what makes your cakes and other baked goods rise when it's used for baking. It’s also what helps your cookies and the tops of your cakes become golden brown as it bakes.But if you don’t have or have run ...

What Is Shortening And How Do You Use It In Baking?

This ingredient is the next best thing to butter!
Butter, shortening, lard, cocoa butter, margarine—all of these are used in baking, but if you’ve ever encountered a recipe that called specifically for shortening, don’t be discouraged if you don’t have it on hand. If you’re unsure if butter or margarine would be ...

These Are The 10 Baking Questions We Get Asked The Most + Our Answers!

You asked, we answered.
Have you just started baking or need answers on ingredient substitutions and technical questions? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We've culled some of our readers' most asked baking questions and answered them for you: You can use all-purpose cream in most recipes that ...

Quick and Easy Ingredient Swaps For Tastier, Healthier Meals

Looking for ways to prep healthy, tasty meals in no time? These easy tricks will save the day!
There comes a time in everyone’s life that all your meals can feel (and taste) monotonous because we don't have time to prep creative meals. You don’t have to stay in that slump. A little prep before heading to the grocery aisle can transform your ...

Out Of Eggs? Use These Egg Substitutes

Baking season is here but should you never run out of eggs.
If you're baking for the holidays, you'll be using lots of eggs. So, when tragedy strikes and you find you have suddenly run out of eggs to make your favorite holiday cookie or your cake, there are two simple ingredient substitutes you can use ...

Use These Emergency Substitutions For All Your Noche Buena Preps

Avoid a cooking or baking failure with these easy ingredient hacks!
For those times when you can't go far to find a supermarket or grocery, but instead, find a sari-sari store around the corner, try these easy ingredient substitutes for what you need:1 buttermilk = 1 tablespoon vinegar + 1/2 cup evaporated milk ...

You Can Use All-Purpose Cream To Make Any Of These Creamy Desserts

It is, after all, the all-around kind of cream.
There's a reason why there are ingredients which you can use as a suitable substitute: you don't always have all the ingredients you need on hand. Some ingredients are needed for specific things, such as a flavoring which can determine whether a dessert ...

Living Abroad? These Are Substitutes You Can Use For Local Ingredients

No matter where you are, you can make Filipino dishes with these ingredient substitutions.
There is only so much food one can eat before one longs for the flavors of home. Ingredients from the Philippines, however, are not always available in different countries. Ingredient substitutions are not always as easy as people think it is. Here are ...
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