Nothing is more frustrating when cooking or baking than realizing you're missing an ingredient way too late in the process. We've all felt it. The frustration of being on step 7 of a recipe knowing that you missed something at the store! Lucky for you, the video below is here to save the day.
The video shows you easy substitutions you can make if you are out. The tips in the video for items like buttermilk, maple syrup, and brown sugar not only save you time and frustration, but they also can save you money on rarely used ingredients.
"If you use recipes for the majority of your cooking, you may be using expensive ingredients that can make a big dent in your grocery budget," says Ginger Dean, a finance contributor for Forbes magazine. "There are inexpensive alternatives to almost all frequently used ingredients."
But it's not just baking ingredients that have simple substitute solutions. Culinary Lore provides a great recipe for a ketchup alternative. Kitchen Sanity not only provides options for mayonnaise substitutes for dishes like tuna salad but also offers guidance on how to make healthier selections.
Be sure to see these 11 tips in action in the video below:
Know some hurried home chefs who could use a convenience break or even some trying to pinch pennies around the kitchen? Pass these great tips along.