5 Easy Ways To Substitute For Marjoram In Soup

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Are you making a soup recipe, but have no marjoram? If so, here are 5 simple ways to substitute for marjoram in soup. The substitutes are very easy to come by and are most likely in your kitchen right now!   Soups come in many different flavors, and they usually contain fresh or dried herbs like marjoram. Whether marjoram is added into the soup as it cooks to infuse its lovely flavor, as a garnish, or both, depends entirely on the recipe you’re making. Today, I will share the top 5 marjoram alternatives that can be used in most soup […]

Spice Substitution Chart With 25 Common Spices

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Out of your favorite spice? This list outlines effective ways to substitute for spices with ingredients you have in your kitchen! This list is super handy and worth having in every kitchen for ease of access. This is why we’ve put together this spice substitution chart which cutlines over 25 easy ways to substitute for common spices in a pinch. Common spice substitutes Allspice For one teaspoon of allspice, replace with one teaspoon of whole allspice or a mixture of a ¼ teaspoon cinnamon + ¼ teaspoon nutmeg + ¼ teaspoon ground cloves. Read more about other allspice substitutes here. […]

4 Best Tamarind Powder Substitute Options

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Are you making a recipe that calls for tamarind powder? If you are, and you can’t find it, chances are you’re looking for a great tamarind powder substitute. Here, I’ve listed the top 4 ways to replace tamarind powder spice in a recipe. Tamarind powder is a type of spice made from tamarind pulp that is dehydrated and then ground into a powder. Tamarind powder has a more concentrated flavor than fresh tamarind and so it is acutely sweet and sour. This spice is used to add that sweet and sour flavor that adds zest and brightness to a lot […]

4 Best Vanilla Bean Substitute Options (With Conversions!)

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Are you making a recipe that calls for vanilla beans? Are you also looking for a good vanilla bean substitute? I get it. These little pods are expensive and may not always be readily available so a good substitute for vanilla beans may be your best bet depending on the recipe you’re making. Keep reading to find some great vanilla bean substitute options as well as to learn a little about vanilla beans. Vanilla beans are 5-7 inch green pods of an orchid plant called the vanilla orchid or Vanilla planifolia. Vanilla beans are the second most expensive spice in the […]

9 Best Marjoram Substitute Options

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Don’t have marjoram or realized you’re all out of this herb or spice while you’re cooking? Here are the best marjoram substitute options for any recipe! What is marjoram? Marjoram is an aromatic herb from the mint family that is native to the Mediterranean region. Marjoram also goes by the names sweet marjoram, pot marjoram, and knotted marjoram and is basically a milder version of oregano. In cooking, marjoram is used both as fresh marjoram leaves and as a dried marjoram spice although it is popularly used in its dried form. What does marjoram taste like? Marjoram has a flavor that is […]

16 Best Dill Substitute Options That Actually Work!

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Are you making a recipe that calls for dill? If you are and you’ve just noticed that you have no dill on hand, this list of ways to substitute for dill weed is sure to come in handy for you! The list outlines 16 easy dill substitute options that actually work! Dill is a delicate herb that is native to the Mediterranean region. This herb has many names including dill, dill leaves, dill weed, and baby dill (if it is still super young and small).  Dill can be identified by its feathery, threadlike green leaves and this herb has a […]

7 Easy Ways To Substitute for sumac

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Don’t have sumac, or realized you’re all out while you’re cooking? Here are the best ways to substitute for sumac in just about any recipe!  What is Sumac? When most people think of sumac, they instantly think of “poison sumac,” today we will be discussing the substitutes for sumac spice. Sumac, is a dark red spice that is popular in several Middle Eastern nations which is made from the crushed dried berries of the sumac plant. Sumac’s flavor profile can be described as being like a citrus fruit, with an additional robust spiciness that can brighten any dish. It is […]

10 Best Ginger Substitute Options

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Are you about to make a recipe that calls for ginger and you’ve just now realized that you have none on hand? Or maybe your fresh ginger has shriveled and dried up and you need something to replace it? Here are the best ginger substitute options that will work in just about any recipe!  Ginger is a unique type of spice that works well in both savory recipes like pork belly as well as sweet foods. It is most prevalent in Asia and India and is derived from the Zingiber officinale plant. Fresh ginger root is spicy, pungent, and sweet […]

9 Best White Pepper Substitute Options

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Don’t have white pepper, or realized you’re all out while you’re cooking? Here are the best white pepper substitute options to use in just about any recipe!  What is white pepper? White pepper is a spice produced from the berries of the flowering vines of the Piper nigrum or pepper plant, native to India. The piper nigrum plant produces peppercorns which are used in either black, white or green form. The white peppercorns are picked after they have ripened, then they are fermented. Next, the outer layer is stripped from the dried berries to reveal a white inner seed called […]

11 Best Lemon Peel Substitute Options

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Don’t have lemon peel, or realized you’re all out while you’re cooking? Here are the best lemon peel substitute options to use in just about any recipe!  What is lemon peel? Lemon peel, also called lemon rind is the entire outer layer of the lemon including the pith and of course the zest. In other words the lemon peel refers to everything but the flesh of the fruit. The pith is the white bitter layer underneath the zest, while the zest is the bright yellow outer layer which has a bright intense lemon flavor. Technically, lemon peels are not lemon zest […]