Substitutions

Alcohol Substitutions

August 19, 2012 12 Comments
Alcohol Substitutions

If your recipes calls for using an alcoholic beverage, what can you use instead? After posting two recipes for Green Peppercorn sauce, I received an email from a gentleman telling me he does not drink any kind of alcohol and would prefer not to use it in any recipe and what could he substitute for […]

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Substituting Leeks For Onions

March 7, 2008 3 Comments
Substituting Leeks For Onions

Cooking With Leeks I just received an email from Carolyn who asked, “Can I use leeks interchangeably with onions in vegetable soup? I never use leeks. I heard they get slimey. thanks, carol” My response to Carol is yes you can. Leeks are in the same family as onions and in my humble opinion they […]

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Good Substitution for Rum

May 14, 2006 11 Comments
Good Substitution for Rum

Rum Extract Works As A Substitution for Rum Someone wrote and asked about my tiramisu recipe and wanted to know if they could “substitute rum extract for the rum and if so how much?”  I wasn’t sure so I looked up McCormick & Company’s web site and found they have an extract. According to McCormick […]

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