Seasoning Substitutions (Paperback)

Swaps and Stand-ins for Sweet or Savory Condiments and Flavorings

By Jean B. MacLeod

Jean B. MacLeod, 9780997446470, 254pp.

Publication Date: June 8, 2018

List Price: 14.95*
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Packed with suggestions and recipes, Seasoning Substitutions is a veritable treasure trove destined to save the busy cook both time and money.

Improvising can save a savvy cook not only time and money but unnecessary trips to the grocery store. With Seasoning Substitutions you'll find alternatives and facsimiles for condiments from around the world, enabling you to optimize your choices by cooking with what's on hand (or less expensive). Making emergency substitutions or ethnic dishes has never been easier, let alone the money you'll save, the waste you'll avoid, and the sense of accomplishment you'll relish.

This practical A to Z handbook will show you how to

  • Create replicas of commercial products
  • Make emergency substitutions for everyday items
  • Produce low-fat, low-sugar, or low-salt alternatives to your favorite dishes
  • Convert dozens of recipes into gluten-free, lactose-free, or vegan versions
  • Understand the differences between various kinds of vinegar, oils, sauces, and sweeteners
  • Try new recipes without investing in a one-time needless expenditure
  • Use everyday ingredients in place of hard-to-obtain exotic ones
  • Embark on a culinary adventure without blowing your food budget