Ingredient Desired Substitution if you don’t have it
Arrowroot, 1 tsp Cornstarch, ¾ tsp or 1.1/2 tsp flour
Bread Crumbs, 1 c Cracker Crumbs ¾ to 1 c
Butter, 1c Vegetable oil, scant less than 1 c
Buttermilk, 1c Vinegar or lemon juice, 1 tbsp + warm milk to = 1 c, let stand for 5 minutes
Baking Powder, 1 tsp Baking soda ¼ tsp + cream of tartar ½ tsp
Broth, 1 c Buillion cube, 1 (pr 1 tsp granules) + 1 c hot water
Cake Flour, 1 c All-purpose flour, 1 c – 1 tbsp
Chocolate, Semisweet, 1 c Unsweetened coca, ½ c + 1/3 c sugar + 6 tbsp butter or margarine
Cornstarch, 1 tsp Flour 2 tsp
Corn Syrup, light, 1 c Granulated sugar, 1 1/4c + ¼ c water
Corn Syrup, dark, 1 c Brown sugar, 1 ¼ c + 1 ¼ c water or ¾ c light corn syrup + ¼ cup molasses
Cream, half and half, 1 c Butter, 1 ½ tbsp + enough whole milk to = 1 c or ½ c light cream + ½ c whole milk
Cream, sour 1 c Yogurt, 1 c or 1 tbsp lemon juice + enough evaporated or plain milk to make 1 c
Flour, for thickening, 2 tbsp Cornstarch 1 tbsp
Flour, All-Purpose, 1 c Cake flour, 1 c + 1 tbsp
Flour, Cake 1 c All-purpose flour, 1 c – 1 tbsp
Gingerroot, grated, 1 tsp Ginger, ¾ tsp, dry, ground
Herbs, fresh 1 tbsp Herbs, dried, ½ – ¾ tsp
Honey, 1 c Sugar 1 ¼ c + ¼ c water
Lemon Juice, 1 tbsp Vinegar, ½ tbsp
Milk, Whole, 1 c Skin milk, 1 c + 2 tbsp butter
Milk, sour (buttermilk), 1 c Vinegar or lemon juice, 1 tbsp + warm milk to = 1 c, let stand for 5 minutes
Mustard, prepared, 1 tbsp Mustard dry, 1 tsp
Molasses, 1 c Honey, ½ c or 1 ¼ c brown sugar melted
Oil, cooking, vegetable, 1 c Butter or margarine, ½ lb
Pine nuts, 1 tbsp Slivered almonts, 1 tbsp
Poultry seasoning, 1 tsp Sage ½ tsp, thyme ¼ tsp, plus a pinch of marjoram, rosemary, nutmeg and pepper
Pumpkin Pie Spice, 1 tsp Cinnamon, ½ tsp, ground ginger, ¼ tsp, plus a pinch of allspice and nutmeg
Sugar, light brown, 1 c Granulated sugar, ½ c + ½ c dark brown sugar
Sugar, dark brown, 1 c Granulated sugar, 1 c + 1 tbsp molasses or dark corn syrup
Sugar, granulated, 1 c Confectioners’ sugar, 1 ¾ c or 1 c honey and 1 tsp baking soda
Tomato juice, 1 c Tomato sauce, ½ c + ½ c water
Tomato paste, 2 tbsp Tomato sauce, ¼ c reduced by heating to half
Vanilla bean, 1 bean Pure vanilla Extract, 1 tsp
Vinegar, 1 tbsp Lemon juice, 2 tbsp
Wine, 1 c Apple juice/cider, or chicken or beef broth, 1 c
Yogurt, 1 c Milk, 1 c + 1 tbsp lemon juice, let stand 5 min 

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I am a single mother who loves cooking and providing tips, techniques, to get everyone out of the takeout lane and into the kitchen.

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