Whether you’re running short of peanut oil or simply allergic to anything nutty, this article is for you as I list seven oils that can be a good substitute for peanut oil. When it comes to frying, peanut oil is much desired because of its great taste and high smoking point. Peanut oil is high in unsaturated fats which makes it a good source of antioxidants.
My quest for peanut oil substitutes started when I find it always unavailable at my local supermarket. Today, I’m going to share some great peanut oil alternatives that I've tested myself.Continue Reading
Olive oil and vegetable oil are both cooking oils, but can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil? Now that’s the question health-conscious people, including myself, want to know because we'd rather use a healthier oil when baking, frying, and cooking all sorts of food.
Aside from health reasons, this article is written so you’ll know what to do when your recipe calls for vegetable oil when what you have in your kitchen is olive oil.Continue Reading
Balsamic vinegar’s taste is probably its most distinct feature and what sets it apart from the readily available types of cooking vinegar out there. However, this unique taste is also the reason why most cooks panic when they’re running out of it. I’ve struggled to find a solution to this fiasco recently. Luckily, there's a variety of ingredients that can aid you as a substitute for balsamic vinegar.
This article concentrates on the substitutes for balsamic vinegar. Here, you’ll also be learning how to mix your own vinegar to get that unique taste of balsamic vinegar.Continue Reading
If you share my slight repugnance for the unnaturalness of coconut milk and seem at a loss on finding a good coconut milk substitute, then you’re in luck. I’m writing this article especially for you!
At first, I didn’t it would be easy for me to replace the greatness of a coconut milk because of its unmistakable thickness and consistency. Luckily, there are just those pros out there who could conjure up such resourcefulness and plain awesomeness in replacing this magic ingredient!
Throughout this piece, I will be sharing the popular coconut milk substitutions that you may want to try at home. As such, I certainly hope that you’d be able to find that perfect replacement at the end of this discussion.Continue Reading
My family that’s not fond of the bitter taste of soup and side dishes I usually prepare for them has gone on unanimously to tell me to stick to whatever ingredient I have. You see, I’ve stumbled upon this escarole’s less bitter taste that is also armed with some of the significant nutrients and minerals you could ever ask for.
But the glory of my secret may soon whittle down as I have found out that escaroles are not that readily available on the market. So, I'm writing this article if you're like me who's looking for an escarole substitute!Continue Reading
Your reasons for substituting Fontina cheese are not unfounded. This prized cheese that originates from the Aosta Valley of Italy is infamously unavailable in so many places that people would naturally look for its replacements. I’m writing this article for those who are looking for the best substitute for Fontina cheese.
There are a number of replacements out there for this elusive cheese! It might surprise you to know that these substitutes can essentially take the place of it and render its taste, flavor, aroma and the texture that it’s globally known for.Continue Reading
Love making Mexican recipes but can’t seem to locate queso fresco in your local supermarkets? Don’t worry because, in this article, I’ll be listing some options that you can use as a good queso fresco substitute. Although these cheeses might not give the exact flavor as the real queso fresco, they’re close enough to give the character that you need in your recipes.Continue Reading
Are you always one step behind in getting the last stock of Cherry Heering from your local liquor stores? That must be devastating for you especially if you’re making dessert or cocktail recipes that call for this sweet liqueur. So you don't totally eliminate cherry hearing from your recipes, you can use a cherry heering substitute.
Cherry Heering is a full-bodied liqueur that has a natural cherry taste. This sweet, ruby-red liqueur has been manufactured in Denmark since 1818.
The next time you run out of Cherry Heering, you can use any of these substitutes.Continue Reading
Does this always happen to you- each time you want to make curries or stews, you always run out of lemongrass in the kitchen? It’s a real bummer, right? Whenever this happens, you can actually use a lemongrass substitute instead.
If you’re familiar with Asian food, then you must have an idea on the aroma and flavor of lemongrass. Although it will be difficult to be replicate the lemony, sweet, and unique aroma of lemongrass, you can use some other great substitutes. If you want to know each of them, check them out in the list below.Continue Reading
Did this happen to you - while cooking for your favorite recipe, you realized too late that you ran out of celery. If you’re nodding, then you know how terrible that is. To prevent this from happening again, I’ll be listing seven vegetables that you can use as a substitute for celery.Continue Reading