Synopses & Reviews
Everyone has been in this predicament: you're at home, with no time (or desire) for a trip to the store-but the recipe you're using calls for an ingredient you don't happen to have on hand. With this book, you'll have a solution: substitute. In Substituting Ingredients, author Becky Sue Epstein has collected more than 1,000 easy-to-find, healthy, and cheap substitutions.
You'll find: Substitutions for difficult to find items and common items you may not have on hand Green, nontoxic household cleaner solutions Less expensive ingredient options The best ways to measure fruits and vegetables for recipes Simple recipes for condiments, sauces, marinades, and spice mixtures Strategies to remedy too much or too little of an ingredient
With this paperback on the shelf there's no need for mad, midrecipe dashes to the grocery store.
With more than 1,000 healthy, easy-to-find, and cheap substitutions, no cook will ever abandon an appetizing dish for the lack of a particular ingredient. Cooks will rely on Substituting Ingredients for quick switches for rare ingredients like callaloo or soursop, and for more common ingredients that just might not be on hand, like white wine or honey.
Plus, cooks who don't want to spend a ton of money but still want great flavor will find less expensive substitution options. With a browse-ability the Internet does not allow, this book will be every cook's essential go-to reference. Includes: More than 1,000 substitutions Simple recipes, such as soy sauce, marinades, and curry powder Measurement equivalents Nontoxic household cleaner substitutions